A Passionate Plate

Joy Aldrich food blogger with CMT.

Strawberry Pistachio Semifreddo

Strawberry-Pistachio-Semifreddo[1]One of my favorite summer-time treats is homemade ice cream. I remember watching my mom standing over a simmering pot of custard, surrounded by a pile of just peeled Michigan peaches. Meanwhile, my dad was getting the ice cream maker… Continue reading

Choco-Banana Almond Milk Smoothie

Choco-Banana-Almond-Milk-Smoothie-150x150[1]How cool is it that dark chocolate is good for you?! It’s full of antioxidants, hardens your tooth enamel, helps keep your blood sugar levels under control, it’s good for your heart AND your brain…need I go on?

My favorite… Continue reading

Berries with Limoncello

Berries with LimoncelloAs a kid, we grew up going to birthday parties for our friends, and to the weddings of our parents’ friends and family members. I still have a   vivid  picture in my mind of being about six years old, perched… Continue reading

A Passionate Plate: No Bake Banana-Peanut Butter Granola Bars

I’ve been on a banana kick lately. I just can’t get enough of them. Does that ever happen to you? I. Crave. Bananas! Banana bread. Vana-rama Smoothie. Banana and Greek Yogurt. So, when I discovered Nothing But Banana, Flattened at… Continue reading

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