Category: DIY

DIYStone Fruit Caprese Salad Recipe

Lulus Blog recipes come from our fantastic food contributor, Christina Evert! Christina shares her delicious recipes and mouthwatering food photography with us twice a month. With a focus on vegetarian and pescatarian recipes, Christina shares her cooking adventures on her Instagram, @abuelitaeats, showing how easy and tasty it can be to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet via her simple yet scrumptious meals and snacks. Be sure to follow her Instagram for even more incredible food content and check back every other week for a new recipe from Christina on the Lulus Blog! xo

stone fruit caprese salad - delicious end of summer salad recipe

I know it’s not just me holding on to the final days of summer-like temps (although sweater and boot season is seriously calling, and I’m not even a little mad about it). This is the time to raid your local farmer’s markets and grocery stores for these two end-of-summer staples: tomatoes and stone fruits! I’m talking heirlooms, peaches, nectarines, cherry tomatoes… Grab them all, because they are the basis of this entirely fresh and delicious salad that simply won’t be the same any other time of year.

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DIYHappy Hour: Blackberry Bubbly Champagne Cocktail

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Hosting a party and want to perfectly posh up your beverage options? Turn your boring red cup drink into a delicious autumn cocktail your friends are sure to love with this Blackberry Bubbly Champagne Cocktail! Champagne and sparkling wine are easy entertaining staples, but this drink gives your bubbly a berry twist with a blackberry simple syrup and a sweet sip of triple sec. Even better? The recipe is super simple to make and looks stunning! With only four ingredients and no extra tools necessary, this blackberry beverage is a breeze to put together, which means you can focus on getting everything ready before the party with ease. Let’s get sipping!

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DIYGinger Turmeric Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Lulus Blog recipes come from our fantastic food contributor, Christina Evert! Christina shares her delicious recipes and mouthwatering food photography with us twice a month. With a focus on vegetarian and pescatarian recipes, Christina shares her cooking adventures on her Instagram, @abuelitaeats, showing how easy and tasty it can be to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet via her simple yet scrumptious meals and snacks. Be sure to follow her Instagram for even more incredible food content and check back every other week for a new recipe from Christina on the Lulus Blog! xo

Sometimes I just want to rejoice because of the fact that healthy foods can be so incredibly delicious! This ginger turmeric smoothie bowl combines the sweet fruits of summertime with some powerhouse ingredients to create the most satisfying and tasty bowl ever. Ginger and turmeric are not only crazy delicious and flavorful, but are packed with nutrients to keep you bright and shiny inside and out. Trust me when I say that the flavors of this bowl will make you want to take a hiatus from your standard green juice – and a surprise ingredient in here will keep you full, satisfied, and craving this bowl on the daily.

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BeautyMinimal-Chic Homecoming Nails

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Let’s be real, the cost of homecoming (and regular manicures in general) can add up quick. Pinch some pennies and flex your DIY skills by creating your own minimal-chic homecoming nail look you can wear to the dance or any day of the week! We are loving this look lately because it’s low-key cute, with just a little bit of sparkle, and it’s simple enough you can re-create it on your own. Before you get going, check out how to grow strong, natural nails here so you have a perfect base. Ready to achieve minimal-chic homecoming nails perfection? Read on for our step-by-step tutorial!

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DIYSummer Rolls Recipe with Almond Butter Dipping Sauce

The Lulus Blog is excited to introduce our newest contributor, Christina Evert! Christina will be sharing her delicious recipes and mouthwatering food photography with us twice a month. With a focus on vegetarian and pescatarian recipes, Christina shares her cooking adventures on her Instagram, @abuelitaeats, showing how easy and tasty it can be to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet via her simple yet scrumptious meals and snacks. Be sure to follow her Instagram for even more incredible food content and check back every other week for a new recipe from Christina on the Lulus Blog! xo

When the weather heats up, summer rolls are some of my absolute favorite things to make because they are so light, fresh, and filling, and they don’t require you to use the oven or stove! I also love that you can customize each roll based on your taste and what you have on hand. While these rolls are amazing on their own, the sauce is really what takes them over the top. I like to make my version of a classic Thai peanut sauce by replacing peanut butter with almond butter, and by using ingredients that I know I’ll always have on hand in my pantry and fridge. In a pinch, plain old coconut aminos, Thai chili sauce, or your favorite salad dressing can be a fun way to mix up the flavors!

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