Hatch Chile Pineapple Salsa Turkey Burger Recipe

Roasted Hatch Pineapple Salsa Turkey Burger -- A scrumptious turkey burger filled with spicy roasted Hatch chiles and sweet fruit. It just doesn't get any better!

A scrumptious turkey burger filled with spicy roasted Hatch chiles and sweet fruit.  It just doesn't get any better! There is so much good stuff going on here!There are three main elements to this absolutely scrumptious burger.  Juicy turkey, sweet and spicy Roasted Hatch Chile Pineapple Salsa, and tangy Tangerine … [Read more...]

Roasted Double Hatch Chile Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Roasted Double Hatch Chile Pineapple Salsa Recipe -- Sweet summer pineapple blended with smoky Hatch Chile powder and roasted fresh Hatch Chiles, this salsa is fantastic with burgers, over fish, on a chip or with a spoon!

Sweet summer pineapple blended with smoky Hatch Chile powder and roasted fresh Hatch Chiles, this salsa is fantastic with burgers, over fish, on a chip or with a spoon!I write about Hatch Chiles every year when their long awaited season arrives, and it's one of the most beautiful times of the year!  My friends at … [Read more...]

No-Churn Pineapple Guava Ice Cream Recipe

No Churn Guava Ice Cream Recipe -Luscious and creamy, with a tropical fruity and nutty flavor, this no-churn ice cream is the perfect, easy and delicious summer treat!

Luscious and creamy, with a tropical fruity and nutty flavor, this no-churn ice cream is the perfect, easy and delicious summer treat!I'm wondering if the following has ever happened to you. . . .You taste something and it's delicious, and you think you know what it is, but really, you have absolutely no idea -- … [Read more...]

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical pancakes.  Does that even make sense!?Maybe not -- however, as I mentioned when we dished up the Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops, my family and I are going on a tropical beach vacation (today's the day!), and I've been working tropical fruits into all sorts of recipes. … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Coconut-Pineapple Pancakes & Recipes Organic Bakery

August 6-Gluten-Free Coconut-Pineapple Pancakes and Recipes Bakery

Since my nine-year-old son has Celiac Disease, whenever we travel I always google "gluten-free breakfast restaurants."  Lunch and dinner are easy on most trips since sushi and Mexican food are two of his favorites, and both offer a ton of gluten-free options.  However, breakfast is another story -- especially when you … [Read more...]

Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Sticky Rice

Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Sticky Rice | Cooking On The Weekends

Hot! We're talking H-O-T! We're talking very H-O-T! Ghost Jolokia peppers are said to be 300 times hotter than Jalapeños.  That's 300 times!  They are at the top of the list of the hottest peppers in the world!When Melissa's Produce sent me Ghost Pepper Jolokia Hot Sauce for recipe testing, I wasn't quite sure … [Read more...]

How to Peel and Cut a Pineapple: A Photographic Guide

How to Peel and Cut a Pineapple:  A Photographic Guide | Cooking On The Weekends

There's not much better than the sweet taste of fresh fruit at the peak of its season.  I am in love with summertime strawberries, mangoes, melons and of course pineapples!This gorgeous fruit might be daunting for some to break into, and that might lead them to the canned fruit isle of the market.  Don't do it!  … [Read more...]

Tropical Smoothie Recipe

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I exercise simply because I feel I should.  I don't love it.  On a good day, I like it.I trail run a few times a week, for about twenty minutes (tops!).I'm incredibly lucky to have the Santa Monica Mountains as my neighbor.  It's on a trail in these mountains where I run, and it's the beautiful  scenery that … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Hibiscus and Pineapple-Quinoa Berry Salad With Shrimp

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Hibiscus flowers will always remind me of my beautiful and relaxing honeymoon. The biggest decision on the blissful island of Huahini in French Polynesia, was whether to lay on the deck of our bungalow in the ocean, or on the warm sand with ocean waves splashing over me.  Rough, I know.Hibiscus flowers remind me of … [Read more...]