If You Love Mojitos, You Need To Grow This Mint

 My favorite herb is actually a toss up between mint, basil and thyme but mint is hands up the one I use almost every day.  I love lemon in my water and when I throw in a few leaves of mint, then all’s well in my world. I love Mojito Mint and was so happy when I found it at the Tucson Farmers Market.  But, truth be told, is the name just a marketing ploy???...more

How to Make Mint-Infused Oil

There are a lot of essential oil companies out there right now. I’ve used oils before, but the cost starts adding up when used regularly. I can’t imagine spending that amount of money over a long period of time just to use a few drops of oil....more

How To Make An Orange Julius Inspired “Mint Julius” Smoothie (Video)

I know summer is still months away, but luckily smoothies never go out of season. I recently talked my husband into allowing me to plunk down a grip of cash for a Vitamix blender.  The agreement I made with hubs was that in exchange, I promised to use the blender every (other?) day and that it wouldn’t collect dust in the back of some dark corner of a closet or garage.  So I had to get blendin’!...more

Minty Potato

potatoes cooked with tangy mint pasteI love the flavour of mint and often use it to make chutney and raita .This pudina aloo is my favourite recipe which you can serve as a starter, as a snack or can serve as a side dish with any Indian bread. The mint flavour combine very beautifully with potatoes and gives a wonderful flavour to this pudina aloo stirfry.   check the recipe here-...more

Happy Tummy Fruit Salad with Ginger Mint Glaze

Summer gets me in the mood to sit outside on a picnic bench and enjoy a bowlful of the freshest in-season fruits. Unfortunately for us Calgarians, it hasn’t exactly been warm this summer....more

Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Kevin and I have been busy bees this week! The weather's been hot, the sunscreen is running on empty, ice cream has been flowing, and our backyard projects are finally coming together....more

Neon Mint.

I attended the first KC/BB (Kansas City Blogger Brunch) with a few of my blogger pals. Ladies-who-brunch sort of screams midi skirts and a cardigan, but it was a chilly morning in KC so I opted for skinny dark denim and tall boots. To bring in the spring, I grabbed a floaty mint tee and layered on some serious statement jewelry....more
Gosh! Your closet looks delicious, I love the full spectrum you have going there.more

Symbol of the Week: Mint

(Menthe photo credit: Mavi Boncuk)...more