Tomato Basil Summer Pasta

Tomato Basil Summer Pasta

This is the perfect summer pasta- juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, and gooey mozzarella. Make it for just yourself or for a crowd, either way, it will be a hit. I love this pasta so much, I make it at least once a week during the summer (okay probably twice). Having a basil plant growing (and tomato garden if you're lucky) makes it even sweeter. 

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Guacamole and Grapefruit Margaritas

Guacamole and Grapefruit Margaritas

There is little I love more than fresh guacamole with chips. It's the perfect afternoon snack and addition dozens of foods. I love my guac with lots of lime and lots of cilantro, but that's not everyone's favorite, so feel free to adjust proportions. This is more of a list of suggestions than a true recipe, so feel free to add more heat or take out ingredients you don't like.

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Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowl

I'm not sure how smoothie bowls got their popularity, but I kind of love this hipster trend. I don't have any big straws for drinking my smoothies, so bowls have become a fun way to enjoy them. My approach to smoothies is to throw in everything that possibly sounds good. I used to use fruit juice for the liquid, but it just adds unnecessary sugar. My new favorite, thanks to my short time as a vegan, is almond milk. It makes it creamy without being as heavy as dairy. 

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