Category Archives: Food & Cooking

Rhubarb Lime Salsa with Bitters

Check out my latest recipe creation over at the Sunflower Natural Foods blog! xo Advertisements

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Sunflower Natural Foods

I’ve started blogging for Sunflower Natural Foods, a natural foods store based in Laconia, New Hampshire. They have a great bunch of bloggers sharing recipes, DIY health and beauty tips and natural remedies. If you are looking for a new … Continue reading

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End of Summer Treats: Nectarine Scones

Nectarines and peaches are my favorite fruits and they are only in season in Maine for a very short window. Though I made these about a month ago, you may still be able to find some last waning local nectarines … Continue reading

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Summer Desserts

Summer highlights = the abundance of local, fresh fruit. Despite the heat, I’ve enjoyed spending time in my kitchen the last few weeks trying a few new recipes: Peach Pie with Crème fraîche Blueberry Crumble Bars Buttery Blueberry Cake

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Easy Kale Chips

It has been an embarrassingly long time since I have posted. There’s been lots of exciting changes and events happening over at mainebelle, and I’ve been busy with work, projects and other adventures. I’ve missed writing here, though, so I … Continue reading

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Paleo Dinner: Maine Shrimp Curry

The Maine shrimp season has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy it frozen! I ordered a pound of Maine shrimp from Port Clyde Fresh Catch  (PCFC) through the Portland Food Co-op. PCFC is a collaboration of … Continue reading

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Coconut Nuggets

It was my father-in-law’s birthday a few weeks ago and coconut is his favorite, so I tried my hand at these double coconut muffins from smitten kitchen. I followed the recipe exactly, so head over there for all the details. … Continue reading

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