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Sneak Peak: Caribbean Carrot and Mango Salad Recipe from My New eBook

Sneak Peak: Caribbean Carrot and Mango Salad Recipe from My New eBook

Bonjour! Today I've got a recipe sneak peak to share with you from my new eBook, "Deliciously Healthy Summer." Here in Ireland summer has vanished in an instant. The light is softer and the sun seems to linger shyly on the horizon. A fresh breeze whips through the...

Break Out of Your Cooking Rut with Deliciously Healthy Summer

Break Out of Your Cooking Rut with Deliciously Healthy Summer

  Helloooo there! Today I'm thrilled to finally announce the release of my first eBook, "Deliciously Healthy Summer." I've been working like crazy to get these recipes tested and photographed so you can enjoy them now, during the peak of the season! "Deliciously...

Cool it Down or Spice it Up: My Favourite Summer Recipes

Cool it Down or Spice it Up: My Favourite Summer Recipes

All that talk about summer grilling in my previous blog post made me a bit nostalgic. I've gone through the La Domestique archives and plucked out a few of my favourite recipes for high summer. It's all about keeping the cooking simple and quick. Get out of the...

Grilled Broccoli with Black Olive Tapenade

Grilled Broccoli with Black Olive Tapenade

I love grilling. Maybe it’s because I grew up in the Southern United States where people take their BBQ seriously. Maybe it’s because I get to create perfectly caramelized grill marks on my food. Or maybe it’s because the sizzle and the smoky aromas always take me...

Easy Everyday Vegetable Stir-Fry

Easy Everyday Vegetable Stir-Fry

We had a couple days of unbelievable sunshine and warmth here in Dublin this week (though today it has turned cloudy and cool). In true la belle vie style my husband made the last minute decision to take a vacation day and we skedaddled off to Portmarnock beach. It...

My Favourite Picnic Recipes

My Favourite Picnic Recipes

During summer I prefer to savour my meals outside, don’t you? On a recent sunny Irish weekend the husband and I enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner al fresco on the patio with little Minnie (our dachshund) sunbathing at our feet. Today I’ve gathered up a few of my...

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