What could possibly be better treatment for summer veggies than grilling them? And certainly smothering them in cheese and placing atop charred, chewy dough couldn’t hurt the situation. This was my first foray into grilled pizza – and I am hooked.
… or as I like to call them (drumroll, please)… Branana Muffins. They’ve got the super-moist, delicious banana muffin thing going on, with a bit of extra fill-you-up fibre. I threw in a handful of chocolate chips – helpful if you have trouble persuading your kids (or HUSBAND) to eat something that has bran in it. Even though, honestly, you’d barely know it’s in there anyway. I like to make a big batch of muffins and freeze them in big ziploc freezer bags. I thaw them in the microwave in about 50 seconds – 25 right-side-up and 25 upside-down to warm them evenly – and they emerge as if freshly baked. Try it. Your future self will thank you for such a thoughtful treat.
Since last week, with the appearance of this year’s assortment of violently orange Halloween decorations, I’ve had a massive hankering for those old-school tootsie roll apple caramel pops. Remember those? They were my favourite trick-or-treating score, however few and far between.
The recipe for this roasted strawberry buttermilk ice cream is from a cookbook that I have totally fallen in love with, called Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home. Cover to cover, it is filled with creative, inspired ice cream flavours that each sound totally AMAZING.