Recipes

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

Are you looking to start making homemade pesto? Basil pesto is one of the easiest things to make and it only requires about seven ingredients and a blender or food processor. And there is nothing that needs to be cooked. Sure, there is always the […]

Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

Are you looking for an easy vegan recipe that is delicious and quick to prepare? In an effort to lessen our impact on climate control, one of the best choices any of us can make is to reduce our dependence on animals for food. That […]

Homemade Vegan Hot Chocolate | Raw + Cacao

Homemade Vegan Hot Chocolate | Raw + Cacao

Are you looking for a healthy hot chocolate to drink on those cold winter nights? I don’t know about you but I’ve been craving hot drinks the last few weeks. And what is the first hot drink anyone reaches for (or at least I do)? […]

Oat & Epsom Salt Sc​rub (and Soak) Recipe | For Beautiful Skin + Health

Oat & Epsom Salt Sc​rub (and Soak) Recipe | For Beautiful Skin + Health

Do you like to use body and face scrubs? How about bath soaks for relaxation? Want a product that can do both? I’ve got a very easy salt scrub recipe that can do all three! So I’m excited to share with you my Oat and […]

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Update: This post was published before the mission at Late Summer Mama became dedicated to going zero waste. These pictures will be updated to reflect this philosophy as soon as possible. Please avoid using plastic wrapping or containers for gift. For more information on plastic pollution visit the plastic pollution coalition. Here in the Pacific Northwest, I’ve been taking advantage of the […]

Coconut Macadamia Granola with Blueberries Recipe

Coconut Macadamia Granola with Blueberries Recipe

December feels like it is flying by already, doesn’t it? I’m pretty sure I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas. I just blinked… It isn’t Christmas yet, is it? The cold weather and grey skies up here have definitely made me crave lots of carbs. So […]

Matcha and Pistachio Smoothie Recipe

Matcha and Pistachio Smoothie Recipe

After my last post on matcha green tea, I’ve been really craving a hot cup of it. There’s a really bad flu or cold bug making the rounds here and both my daughter and I caught it. For some reason when I’m sick I crave […]

Vegan Spicy Nacho Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Vegan Spicy Nacho Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Ok. I’m sad to say but pumpkin season is finally coming to a close here. I’m pretty sure that goes for most if not all of North America. I was at the grocery store last night and saw the huge bin of pie pumpkins at […]

Spicy Maple and Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Spicy Maple and Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Are you looking for a sweet spicy pumpkin seed recipe that is a little different? Or how about a simple treat that doesn’t have any cane sugar in it? Thanksgiving is about a week away! How the time does fly! Parties and family get-togethers are […]

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe (Without Pumpkin)

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe (Without Pumpkin)

Craving a smoothie that tastes like a pumpkin pie but has no pumpkin? Believe it or not, the first smoothie I ever tried that tasted exactly like a pumpkin pie actually didn’t contain any pumpkin. Can you believe that? I think it was the smoothie […]