Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Well it’s summer, it’s hot outside and I have all this lovely fresh produce that is finally starting to come out from my garden. I was trying to figure out what to do with an over abundance of fresh basil and thought of making pesto. When I figured out that you can make vegan pesto…

Pineapple Lemon Sorbet

A refreshing treat on a hot summer day. It tastes especially good during heat wave! Ingredients:2.5 cups pineapple, blended (fresh is best)1 cup lemon, juiced3/4 – 1 cup of sweetener (depending on taste) 1/2 cup water Directions:Step 1: Prepare the base1. Blend pineapple. It might be roughly 3 cups of fresh pineapple to get the…

Matcha Ice Cream

The resulting creamy smooth matcha ice cream is such a refreshing treat during the summer. If you have never tried matcha ice cream, I challenge you to give it a try. Ingredients:Non-dairy ice cream base2-3 Tbs matcha powder * Don’t forget to put the ice cream machine bowl in the freezer Directions:Step 1: Prepare Ice…

Mango Ice Cream

One of my summer obsessions this year is mango ice cream… Who doesn’t love mango! Ingredients:3 cups pureed mango1 cup cashew cream or coconut cream1 lemon, juiced1/2 cup sweetener1/4 tsp xantham gumPinch of salt Cashew Cream:1/2 cup raw cashew1/2 cup water Directions:Step 1: Cashew Cream (optional)1. Soak the cashews either overnight or at a minimum…

Red Bean Dessert (Tong Shui)

I got this great kitchen aid multi-cooker with my air miles points that is a slow-cooker, makes yogourt, cooks soup, simmers, etc. Anyways, enough about my kitchen gadgets. The reason I bring it up is because it’s great to cook this red bean dessert. If I’m home during the day I can just turn on…