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Cantaloupe Gazpacho

Yes, it's a thing. A wonderful thing.

If you're not familiar with what gazpacho is, then let's enlighten you... Gazpacho is a combination of blended vegetables, spices and/or fruit that is blended together and served as a chilled soup. It might not sound appealing, but I assure you, on those hot summer days it really hits the spot. The beauty is that there are SO many different ways to make gazpacho. Originally the base was typically tomato, but of course, when you love food, the world is your oyster and you can get crazy creative.
Cue in cantaloupe gazpacho.





Cantaloupe Gazpacho
1 medium cantaloupe, peeled and cut into chunks 1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped 2 Tbsp. chopped red onion (or 3Tbsp. chopped white onion) 2 tsp kosher salt 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup water ½ cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste
In a vitamix blend cantaloupe, cucumber, onion, salt, water, apple cider vinegar, and salt and pepper until smooth. While mot…
Wow. It's been four years since I last posted an entry. That's just insane. Life has been so crazy and interesting. I've moved, left my last relationship, gotten married, adventured all over the states, I'm a step mom to four wonderful kids and now expecting my own....the list truly goes on and on.

This blog originally started off as a blog for strictly vegan food. I currently live in Texas and let me tell you, that lifestyle is tough to uphold here. I've also just fallen out of being vegan and just want to enjoy food, no matter how it comes. I will say that I still want to focus on a lot of vegan dishes, but many vegetarian dishes will also be making it on here. I have four kiddos that don't come from any sort of "healthy eating" background and it has really given me a run for money.
I can sneak vegetarian meals by them occasionally, and I try to incorporate as many veggies as I can into meals (which mostly means sneaking them in, but you do what you…