Archive for August, 2010

Summer Smoothies

Posted on Monday, August 30th, 2010 at 1:50 pm
smoothie

For an easy summer breakfast or a snack, I love me a good smoothie. I usually improvise with whatever fruit I have around, so testing out different combos is key. Bananas, pineapples, and strawberries are also up there as top contenders in the summer smoothie rotation. Enjoy!

Dining Detour Guest Posts

Posted on Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 10:54 am
Kristin on the knot

I am quickly finding out that having guest bloggers has its advantages. Besides more exposure, it also helps build up more content on the site, giving readers more great recipes!

Maple Nut Oaties

Posted on Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 at 12:43 pm
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I found these cookies on a food blog, Heather Eats Almond Butter that I read religiously (well besides dining detour). I thought they looked really healthy and sounded great. Plus, all the comments on them said that their husbands LOVED them. Healthy and their husband’s loved them? Sign me up!

Baked Eggplant Rolantini

Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 5:18 pm
eggplant rolantini with pasta

My parents have upped their garden game this summer, and are starting to grow vegetables at an alarming rate. So far, I have been the beneficiary of eggplant, summer squash, lettuce, cucumbers, carrots and tomatoes. Sadly, with no outdoor space of my own, the only thing I grow is basil…in my windowsill. Actually not totally [...]

Creamy Farfalle with Cremini Mushrooms, Asparagus, Walnuts, & Marscapone

Posted on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 4:14 pm
Creamy farfalle

My dear Krissy has finally relinquished control as soul web master of Dining Detour to her bff (yours truly) an equal lover of everything dining (and dirty martini) related. In doing so, she is going to allow me to make a guest post from time to time to share my own favorite tried and true recipes. Thanks Kristin for dropping the velvet ropes for the VIP treatment:).