Summer Eats is about more than just tasty recipes, though there are plenty within these pages. It was inspired by and created with friendship and fun in mind. In fact, this recipe book was a collaboration with my best friends, each of us bringing a unique talent to the table. From the plate to the glass to the design, every page is filled with personality and of course a delicious offering. Based on the paleo diet, every recipe is soy, dairy, grain-free and gluten free, and avoids the use of processed ingredients without avoiding serious flavor and fun!
And, in the name of fun, this book contains 15 clarified cocktail recipes created by Ann Maynard. An over-educated book nerd by day and an over-educated booze nerd by night, Ann is quick with a whiskey pour or a Wilde quote (depending on your needs). And because she grew up in the heart of California’s agricultural epicenter, she knows a thing or two about fresh flavors. Each of Ann’s drink recipes is made with fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs, and utilizes no processed sugars. It’s as clean as cocktailing can get.
No, alcohol is not considered paleo. We’re not trying to say it is! Our position is this: abstinence is fine for those who choose to abstain, but there are plenty of people out there who don’t. And, if they’re going to do it anyway, we just want to make sure they can be smart about it. Drinking, that is. Clean cocktails derive their flavors from real things—fresh fruits, herbs, honey, etc.—and not from processed sugar bombs. And, if you’re down to imbibe but still want to avoid...Read More detail