June 2012

Tantalizing Tarragon Salad

by zesty on June 27, 2012 · 3 comments

We are growing tarragon for the very reason below. Simple yet Amazing! Not all the time I get super excited about a salad, but today is slightly different.  Now, I am not sure if it was the company I was with or the flavors in the salad but let me tell you – this was [...]


Zesty’s Top 10 Cereal Toppings

by zesty on June 25, 2012 · 32 comments


Yes I know… cereal toppings (not that exciting but in actual fact you see them everywhere). People love putting things on top of their cereal whether it’s hot or cold.   I updated my list!!  I want to share some of my favorites and create a list in the comments section. Lets see if we can [...]


A Cooking Lara Ball

by zesty on June 22, 2012 · 1 comment

No not a Lara bar… a Lara ball. A neat concept.  A great taste.  Easy to make. Look at this. Ingredients 1/2 Cup Raw Cashews 1/2 Cup Dry roasted almonds 1/2 Cup Unsweetened coconut 1/3 Cup dried fruit ( I used cranberries) 1 1/3 Cup pitted dates 2-3 Tbsp. Raw coca nibs ( I didn’t [...]

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A special treat for you today and in the future on the 21st of every month. I just recently became a Recipe Reduxer. What is that you might ask? The recipe challenge group is moderated by Regan Jones, Serena Ball and Deanna Segrave-Daly and is made up of members (healthy food bloggers) known as “The [...]


Jumbo Shrimp Wrapped in Prosciutto

by zesty on June 15, 2012 · 11 comments


Two of my favorite things…. wrapped together. Holy Yum. The plump juicy shrimp roasted to perfection, complimented by the thin salty prosciutto – a match made in oven.   Shrimp Wrapped w/ Prosciutto Ingredients Shrimp wrapped in prosciutto. Equal number large shrimp and slices prosciutto Lemon Cracked Black Pepper Method Preheat oven to 400 degrees [...]


A Simple Sear…. Salmon

by zesty on June 13, 2012 · 3 comments

Hi there. How are you? How is your week going? What is new in your world? Wanna try some salmon? Simple seared salmon with an orange ginger sauce served over some roasted vegetable salad. Pretty simple. Takes about 15 minutes start to finish. I thought you might say yes so I jotted down the ingredients [...]


Happy Monday. This weekend was action packed with outdoor work.  We finally got our vegetable garden planted.  Although it was the exact same day we planted last year, for some reason it felt late.  I think just because the weather has been warmer earlier this year.  I am sure we are one of the last [...]

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Warm Raspberry Chicken Salad

by zesty on June 8, 2012 · 2 comments

The weekend is here. Weather is getting warmer… hopefully. You might be getting busier? You may make excuses on making healthy choices? Well stop.  Healthy cooking does not take longer.  It just takes a little organization and good ingredients.  Today, I prepared a simple salad to satisfy you on a quick running out the door [...]


What’s your favorite Candy?

by zesty on June 6, 2012 · 51 comments


A Question. A Repost. And also a Cooking Birthday.  Happy Birthday Mrs. Cooking! Lately I have been craving candy like no other (But NOT EATING!).  We were at a wedding last weekend and one of the party favors was an all you can eat “Candy Bar”.  It was a great idea, as there was a [...]


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