Category Archive: Spoon and Apron Original Recipe

Mango Lime Shake Made with Coconut Milk

A tart and sweet creamy mango lime shake made with coconut milk.

Peach & Honey Cake (Gluten Free)

Soon I’ll be boarding a flight to South Carolina to see one of my best friends get married. It was just a few years ago when we were ambling the streets of New York City… Continue reading

Good-Bye to All That: Dark Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream (Dairy-Free Version, Paleo Ice Cream)

As I write this, it’s been exactly one week since my friend Jessica and I sat across from each other at a cafe on Park Avenue, indulging ourselves in what would be our final… Continue reading

Drunken & Virgin Horchata Made with Coconut Milk (Dairy Free & Paleo)

It’s hot and steamy here in New York City. The night is young and the humidity is high. The heat bulldozes over your senses like a thick cloud of smoked molasses infused with… Continue reading

4th of July Summer Cocktail: Strawberry Mint Spritzer

What tastes better than fresh fruit from the farmer’s market on a summer afternoon? A cheap bottle of rosé with said fruit. With a little, ahem, research and some  extensive taste-testing, I came… Continue reading

How to Make Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream (Dairy Free Paleo Ice Cream)

I went to a food entrepreneur seminar recently and an editor from the Food Network Magazine said something like this, “It’s easy to photograph a cheeseburger, but can you photograph a plate of… Continue reading

Watermelon and Watercress Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Summer is approaching and so are the bounty of fruits that bless us with their sweet presence when the weather gets warm. There is nothing like a cool, crisp watermelon to carry you… Continue reading

Summertime Drink: Mint and Honey Lemonade

  Happy June everyone! Just 20 days until Summer begins, and I haven’t even gotten an air conditioner yet. It won’t be long until we all sport tank-tops embellished with beads of sweat while… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Brownies (Grain, Gluten Free Paleo Dessert)

These tasty “brownies” only have five simple ingredients. They are chewy, sweet and nutty. Just like me. Kidding! Well, at least about the chewy part. The taste of peanut butter in a brownie… Continue reading

Rosemary Garlic Yucca Fries or How to Make Yucca Fries

Little did I know that this root vegetable is used for so much more than consumption. You can make sandals and rope with its skin. You can use it to treat high cholesterol and aid digestion. You can poison your… Continue reading

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