baked grapefruit with coconut whipped cream

baked grapefruit baked grapefruit with coconut whipped cream

I am completely obsessed with baked grapefruit at the moment. Its so much sweeter and baking it takes the bitter edge off. I’ve been trying to incorporate more plant based foods into my diet and this is one one way to step up the good ol’ morning grapefruit.

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Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh

Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh
As I prepare to welcome a baby any day now, I’ve tasked myself with filling my freezer with easy-to-grab and easier-to-eat foods. From homemade blueberry-rye bagels, pre-sliced for extra laziness, to chicken/bean burritos, zucchini-oat loaf and everything in between. Anything that I can cram in my gob while wrangling a squirmy, squishy little babe.

Savory Pea & Parmesan Hand Pies with Sumac Labneh
These hand pies have been on my mind since I saw something similar in Bon Appetit magazine. I loved the idea of the ham but wanted to keep these vegetarian as I have so many meat options already. The bright and earthy pea puree pairs beautifully with the creamy, nutty cheese and rich labneh. They take a bit of time to come together but are well worth the effort. You might even want to double the batch so you can eat half now and freeze half for later. They make the perfect one-handed snack (though perhaps a bit indulgent for some) to fill your tummy during a busy day.
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Ham and Blue Cheese Scones

Ham and Cheese Scones Ham and Cheese Scones Ham and Cheese Scones

There’s few things in life we enjoy more than a buttery, flaky, well crafted scone. Warm and crispy from the oven, smothered in butter or savory whipped cream… it’s essentially the epitome of indulging yourself on a lazy morning.

If blue cheese isn’t your thing, these babies just might make you a fan for life. Their flavor profile is gentle yet undeniably cheesy, and combined with the ham it makes a perfect combo for tea time. We used a rosemary-infused sea salt in ours, but regular sea salt will do. Cut them in half, and they’d make for great little sandwiches, too!… 

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