Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad sharingthyme.com

1. Rinse your garbanzo beans and kidney beans and place in large bowl. Set aside. 2. In a food processor place roughly chopped onions. Pulse about 3-4 times until uniform in size. Add the spinach and then pulse a few more times until blended, but still chunky. Add this mixture to the beans. Toss to combine. 3. In the same food processor, no need to rinse, place lime juice, honey, garlic,  cilantro, dijon mustard, cumin, pepper, salt, and olive oil. Blend until well blended. Add to the bean mixture and toss well to coat with dressing. 4. Serve alone as
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Frozen Mojitos

Frozen Mojito

This recipe is inspired by my oldest sister, Abbey. She loves mint and has a pool therefore making her a mojito expert She has made them for several years, and about a 100 different ways…frozen, iced, no ice, mint in the ice. You get the picture. She was telling me the other day that she was taking my margarita recipe and turning it into mojitos….only Abbey! I love it. So I did some r&d in the kitchen and this is what I have come up with for a delicious summer frozen mojito recipe! Enjoy…you will LOVE these green beauties. Just
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Cantaloupe + Goat Cheese Summer Salad

Cantaloupe + Goat Cheese salad sharingthyme.com

This salad screams summer to me…I just love it. I first had a combination similar to this at a farm to table dinner a few years ago. I think I tried to re-create it the next day. That summer I had tons of cantaloupes and arugula growing in my garden and it was our go-to summer salad. Years later, I still love the fresh sweet and spicy combination. Try this salad this summer & I am sure you will love it as well. 1. Cut a thin slice off of the top and bottom of the cantaloupe. This will help
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Green Juicee

Green Juicee - Sharingthyme.com

This is my moms recipe. She is the master juicer. She is always juicing something and it tastes amazing…every…time. I guess that is how it goes when you are a master She feeds my little brothers chickens all of the leftover pulp from her juicing escapades. The eggs those chickens produce are delicious, it must be because they are getting plenty of kale! So, this juice. It is so simple and easy to make, and remember the ingredients at the store. It is also a perfect base to throw in a few more things if desired. Try this one out,
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Topdressing with succulents

Top dressing with succulents - Sharingthyme

Lets talk pots…front porch pots to be specific. I have lived in my house for about 4 years now & I feel like it has been the battle of the plants in those big pots. One side gets quite a bit more sun & so I’m usually left with one healthy plant and one crispy brown one. A couple years ago I went for it and bought two fake spiral-y trees and just put real ivy and flowers as a topdressing below. That was much better than one crispy plant and one green one, but still one side was getting
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Egg-Succulent Garden

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This is a great way to use an egg carton & old egg shells and make a baby succulent garden. Succulents are easy to propagate as they grow roots quickly. Just cut off a small top off of your succulent and stick it in half an egg shell filled with potting soil. Moisten the soil with a couple tablespoons full of water and stick you freshly cut succulent in! You can also just stick a leaf of a succulent in and it will also grow roots and create a whole new plant. Once they outgrow their shell just place it
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Blackberry Basil Crush

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Blackberry Basil Crush 10 big blackberries 4 leaves basil, torn + more for garnish 4 oz vodka 1 oz lemon juice 2 tbsp agave nectar, or honey BIG splash of sparkling water   Directions: 1. Prepare two 10 oz glasses. Sugar the rims with lemon juice and sugar. Fill with ice. 2. In a cocktail shaker add blackberries, and torn basil. With the back of a spoon crush the blackberries. Add vodka, lemon juice, and agave nectar. Fill with crushed ice and shake vigorously. 3. Fill iced glass 1/3 with sparkling water,  and top with blackberry basil cocktail. Garnish with
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Black & Blue Jammie

Black & Blue Jammie

One of my favorite homemade jams to make is “black & blue” made with lots of blackberries and blueberries. I wanted to create a cocktail with this same flavor combination. In this cocktail I used a homemade plain blackberry jam and added the blueberries in the form of a playful stir stick. You certainly do not need to make homemade jam to make and enjoy this wonderful cocktail. Pick up a good blackberry jam at the store (blackberry is much easier to find than blueberry!) And you will have more than just a breakfast spread but a delicious base  for
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Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing

I love caesar salad. You really can’t beat a good homemade salad dressing, and this one is simply delicious. After a few years I finally have mine where I love it! Enjoy…and make sure you make loads of toasted  croutons to top your salad with. It is a must, trust me. 1. In a blender place lemon juice, worcestershire, dijon, honey, peeled garlic, anchovies, salt and pepper. 2. Blend until smooth. Slowly add your oil while blending on low to medium speed, then increase your speed to high for about 1 minute. If adding an egg, add at the end
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Hot or Cold Broccolini Salad

Hot or Cold Broccolini Salad

I came up with this dish after visiting London this past summer. Almost everyday I would go to one of Ottolenghi’s shops for a quick lunch, long dinner, or just a quick snack. There are several throughout the city & there just always happened to be one close enough to pop in, it seemed like, where ever you were in the city. They have such simple, yet intricate dishes and are piled high as you walk in on big white dishes. You can sit down and eat or get a box for “take away” as they call it abroad. I
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