Month: May 2014

Salmon with Lemon and Herbs

A classic Mediterranean combination of lemon, thyme, lemon balm (lemon verbena leaves) and tarragon add a certain depth of flavor to an otherwise elegantly simple dish. Using fresh ingredients there is tons of flavor ideal and this salmon recipe is moist, tastes amazing and makes for a super easy, quick dinner dish. Serve with a […]

Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds – The Super Seed

Chia is an edible seed, belonging to the same family as mint, oregano and thyme, and comes from the desert plant Salvia Hispanica which is grown in Mexico. The use of chia seeds go back to Mayan and Aztec cultures – “Chia” meaning strength, has a history of being used an energy booster within these […]

Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

Aunt Ilse’s Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

Was ‘Caesar salad’ invented by or named after Julius Caesar? Or did it originate from the Italian owner’s of Caesar’s restaurant in Tijuana? Whatever the true origin, the original recipe included romaine, garlic, croutons, and parmesan cheese, boiled eggs, olive oil and Worcestershire sauce. This caesar salad dressing recipe is a little different, and frankly […]