Seasonal Snapshots // Summer 2015

Burger Up in Nashville, TN // @nicoledula

I’m late in getting these summer pics up, but it was a good one! It was fun to look back at my whole 30 recipes from June and all of the ice cream cones I ate. Enjoy! (Photo above is from our Nashville trip!)

Slow Cooker Cabbage Rolls Recipe // @nicoledula

Whole 30 was a challenge, but meals like this slow cooker stuffed cabbage rolls recipe helped!

Curried Lamb and Eggs // @nicoledula

Our favorite Whole 30 breakfast was this curry lamb dish with eggs.

Ombre Lettuce // @nicoledula

The prettiest ombre lettuce from our CSA.

Staub Dutch Oven in Matte Black // @nicoledula

My surprise anniversary gift! I’ll be putting this to good use now that the weather is cooler.

CSA from Raub Rae Farm // @nicoledula

One of our CSA shares from the summer. I miss it.

Vegan Chocolate-Dipped Avocado Popsicles // @nicoledula

Remember popsicle week and these Vegan Chocolate-Dipped Avocado Popsicles?!?

4th of July S'more // @nicoledula

S’mores on the 4th of July.

Lunch at Gold Cash Gold in Detroit, Michigan // @nicoledula

This focaccia with shiitake mushrooms + beet greens + creme fraiche with fermented chili butter from Gold Cash Gold (!!!) I think about this bread regularly.

Pork Scaloppine with Fennel Salsa Verde // @nicoledula

This pork scaloppine with fennel salsa verde was the hit of the summer.

Toad in the Hole // @nicoledula

My friend makes the best hokkaido bread and this was the best thing I did with it.

Swirly Ice Cream Cone // @nicoledula

I had many swirly ice cream cones this summer.

Breakfast at Brooklyn Street Local in Detroit, Michigan // @nicoledula

I agreed to go to the rally race with Marc, but sort of insisted on breakfast at Brooklyn Street Local in Detroit. It was incredible.

Red Bull Rally Race in Detroit, Michigan // @nicoledula

The rally car race was at Belle Isle and actually pretty fun.

Red Bull Rally Race in Detroit, Michigan // @nicoledula

We used hats to help battle the heat.

Drinks at Selden Standard in Detroit, Michigan // Red Bull Rally Race in Detroit, Michigan // @nicoledula

Drinks and dinner at Selden Standard after the races!

Diner-style Blueberry Pancakes // @nicoledula

Secret ingredient diner-style blueberry pancakes. I miss blueberries already.

Smokey Blue Cheese Dressing // @nicoledula

This smokey blue cheese dressing is delightful.

Baby Judah // @nicoledula

Sweet baby Judah hit the scene at the end of July. I love him so.

Summer! // @nicoledula

A pool party at a friend’s house with summer staples.

Basil Chocolate Chip Ice Cream // @nicoledula

File this under “tasty things to do with extra basil” – basil chocolate chip ice cream!

Summer Halloumi + Melon Salad // @nicoledula

Seared halloumi + melon are magic together!

Summer Caprese // @nicoledula

Caprese is dinner on several nights in the summertime.

Cinnamon Raisin Hokkaido Bread // @nicoledula

Cinnamon raising Hokkaido bread catching morning rays.

Steaks on the Grill // @nicoledula

Steaks on the grill with a pat of butter and a squeeze of lemon. Summer perfection.

Skeptical Taco // @nicoledula

I caught this excellent freeze-frame on tv and plan to text it to my friends at just the right time.

Plum + Apricot Summer Tiramisu // @nicoledula

The best thing for late summer fruit – Plum + Apricot Summer Tiramisu.

Swirly Ice Cream Cone // @nicoledula

The final swirly cone of the summer! Hope yours was a good one!

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