Category Archives: grain-free

berry beet velvet smoothie - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + BERRY BEET VELVET SMOOTHIE

Once it gets even moderately warm out, I move my working area outdoors. Our dog loves nothing more than sitting withView full post »

dirty masala chai affogato (vegan!) - The First Mess

DIRTY MASALA CHAI AFFOGATO

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chocolate hazelnut grahams + lowbrow snacks

This gluten free cookie recipe has lowbrow-inspired roots despite its sophisticated looks and healthy-happyView full post »

SUMMER PEACHES & CREAM POPSICLES

Peaches are easily my favourite fruit. Once they’re available, I go through baskets and baskets of them. SlicedView full post »

SIMPLE GREENS & BEANS

So last weekend was a bit indulgent: heavy lazing in the sun, plenty of imbibing, swirly soft serve ice cream,View full post »

HOT PINK LAVENDER RASPBERRY LEMONADE

Lemonade is one of those things that I definitely crave in the heat, but once I have a glass, I’m good for aView full post »

SWEET CHILI EGGPLANT & ARUGULA TOSS

Oh have I got a good one here! This dish is smoky, sweet, spicy, crunchy-salty, a touch bitter and a little fresh atView full post »

black cherry syrup + fizz ed

Staying hydrated in the summer heat is one of those obvious and important things to keep in mind. Water with a squeezeView full post »

garlic scape dressing

Beautiful, local lettuces and garlic scapes are everywhere right now. They all taste so fresh, sweet and mineral-y.View full post »