Last weekend, I headed to the big apple for my friend Jamie’s wedding. I was somewhat of a nomad, traveling around the city to stay at a new apartment each night. It was a weekend of first experiences for me, including some new foodie experiences.
The night I arrived I met two of my college roommates, Andi and Jen, for dinner at a highly recommended paella restaurant, Socarrat. I surprised myself that I never tried paella before but was happy to know there are still new foodie experiences to be had.
We started out with a beet and goat cheese salad. Beets are one food I can’t get enough of this summer.
Andi, Jen, and I split the seafood paella. Paella is a traditional rice dish that originated in Spain. They served it to us in a cast iron skillet and we had to wait a few minutes before we…
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I am excited to share my first Recipe ReDux post with you all. Recipe ReDux is the first and only recipe challenge group founded by registered dietitians. Each month I will be creating a recipe based on the month’s theme. I was so excited to start off the first Recipe ReDux by making a summer beverage.
It all started with fresh picked blueberries from Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm.
That gave me the inspiration to make this summer beverage:
While drinking, it is appropriate to let out a satisfying ahhhh.
This drink is perfectly refreshing for the summer. The blueberries and basil pair well together and are in season this time of year. Making this beverage was my first time using an immersion blender and it was definitely worth the investment. It blended everything very well.
The blueberry basil lemonade fizz quenched my thirst and desire to taste those fresh local…
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