Quick and Flavorful Blender Salsa (Using The Ninja Chef Duo Blender)
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Dressings & Marinades / Egg free / Fat Free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks / Vegetables

Quick and Flavorful Blender Salsa (Using The Ninja Chef Duo Blender)

Anyone who is close to me knows I like to process and can fresh, garden vegetables into delicious, shelf-stable and ready to eat foods – one of which being salsa. Depending on what and how much we have in our garden from year to year determines what assortment of food I preserve. I have tended … Continue reading

Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus
Appetizers / Dairy Free / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus

We are hummus lovers in our house. It can be made into a quick and easy meal or snack, and because fresh veggies are the perfect dipper, it makes consuming them (veggies) that much easier. Win…win! I was at Aldi the other day and grabbed a container of hummus which had four different varieties, one … Continue reading

Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}

Hummus.  Such a simple dish to make with a myriad of possibilities available to doctor it up. Today’s hummus recipe though is pretty basic.  I’ve been making it for years, typically with my immersion blender…which usually ends up taking a bit of effort and being a bit much for the handheld wand (aka – it … Continue reading

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}

This past week our local grocery store had a sale on bulk bin items. This made a prime time to purchase hulled sesame seeds to make a homemade tahini (sesame seed paste). I was able to purchase about 3 cups of sesame seeds for only $2.50! This was a great deal and I’ll be able … Continue reading

Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles
Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Preserving / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles

A few years after my husband and I were married, we were staying with my sister-in-law and brother-in-law for a while in the Chicago-land area. They had recently moved from New Mexico to Chicago. Well, one day a huge box appeared on their doorstep from a friend of theirs in New Mexico. Inside the box? … Continue reading