One of the recipes I made several times on The Eczema Diet is the sesame-free hummus. I make it with several types of beans and also like to bring it to parties and potlucks with celery sticks and crackers. Before going on a stricter salicylate-free version of the diet, I made this delicious dip with beet in it. Roasted beet and garlic give a lovely
Yep, 5 years! This blog is getting old! When I created Sweet Salty Spicy 5 years ago I definitely didn’t think it was a long term project. But it seems it is! I started the blog at the end of the summer before starting my bachelors degree, and I am still at it and beginning my second PhD year. Crazy! While I do let life, my school
During my bachelor degree, I always went to Starbucks and remember I loved the gingerbread latte in the wintertime. I also made some at home, which were healthier and definitely had less sugar. I love gingerbread spices with the molasses, but coffee just brings it to the next level. This year, although I didn’t have gingerbread lattes at Starbucks, I had something even better: these
I love cranberry juice. While the extra tart flavour of cranberries is usually toned down by either sugar or sweet fruit juice, here beets have that function, yielding a hearty and not-too-sweet flavour (and beautiful color). There is even some greens hidden in there, and parsley to detoxify after some holiday partying!
Don’t know what dessert to make for a christmas party? How about some candy-cane-inspired mint chocolate cupcakes with booze in them?! I planned these cupcakes months ago when a potluck was announced for this week. I first planned on making candy cane cupcakes. Because everything is better with chocolate, they became candy cane chocolate cupcakes, which is really just a christmasy synonym for mint chocolate