Whole Wheat Matcha Almond Waffles

I recently borrowed a friend’s waffle maker, which was a huge mistake because now I want one! Needless to say, I’ve been on a waffle kick. One night we even tried masa harina corn waffles as the base for our taco-like dinner, instead of tortillas. But nothing beats a classic breakfast waffle. Except maybe this…

Strawberry Matcha Smoothie

Strawberries and spinach have taken over my fridge this week. I’ve been working on a recipe for strawberry BBQ steak skewers with lemon poppy seed and spinach quinoa. Let me tell you, four pounds of strawberries and two pounds of spinach stretches very far. Even after lots of recipe testing, I have tons of leftover…

Strawberry-Rooibos Buttermilk Ice Cream

What are you making with farmers market strawberries this summer? I’m making ice cream! Of course, I’m infusing my ice cream with rooibos for a tea foodie twist. In this case, I’m using a powdered rooibos. It’s ground fine like matcha green tea powder and can be used a lot like matcha for lattes, baking,…

Hibiscus-Lavender Frappé

On the hottest day of May on record in Denver – 91 degrees according to the news, but 108 degrees on my deck according to my outdoor thermometer – this chilly tea treat seemed like the perfect recipe to share. For this round of recipe testing, I experimented with a special batch of hibiscus that…