Happy Health Hummus 

Shrub Tahini (Makes extra):

2 oz Rhubuarb Ginger Shrub 

3 Cloves of Garlic

1/2 cup Sunflower seeds

2 Tbsp Olive Oil

-Blend all ingredients in food processor until it becomes a paste


2.5 Tbsp of paste you just made 

1 Can White Beans (Cannellini)

1 Lime's worth of Juice

1/4 Cup Cilantro

2 Tblsp Olive Oil

1 oz Rhubarb & Ginger Shrub

Salt & Pepper to taste

1 Tsp Toasted Onion Herb Mix (this can be replaced with onion powder & italian                                                      seasoning)

- Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth, or desired consistency. 

-Serve with chips, crackers, bread, on sandwiches or spoons...Enjoy!



Berry Good Onions

1 Yellow Onion 

2 Tbsp Butter

2 oz Berry & Herb Shrub

- Saute onions in butter on low heat for 30 min until caramelized 

- Reduce heat to simmer and stir in shrub

- Simmer for 3 minutes

- Tops just about anything!!

Nuts over Kale

1/3 bunch local kale

1 cup local spinach

4 oz goat cheese

2 oz walnuts

2 oz dried cranberries 

1 medium yellow/sweet onion OR 1/2 cup Fried Onion Topping

4 oz Berry & Herb Shrub

- Rinse and Chop greens, combine in large bowl and toss

- Add teaspoons of goat cheese sporadically

-Cut sweet onion into strips and sauté in 2 oz Berry & Herb shrub until golden or otherwise desired texture, and add to salad OR

- Chop walnuts, mix with cranberries & fried onion topping and shake over salad

- Drizzle your creation with remaining 2 oz Berry & Herb Shrub to dress!

Simple Berry Glaze

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

2 oz Berry & Herb Shrub

- Mix sauce with shrub and pour into your still hot, uncleaned pan

- Keep on lowest heat while stirring to deglaze after any sauté

- Once the sauce has cooked down to a thicker consistency, pour over sauté


Berry Picking

1 Berry & Herb Shrub

1 Soda Water

1/2 Italian Sweet Vermouth

 - Combine and enjoy!

There Be Berries 

1 Berry & Herb Shrub

1 Aged Rum

1 Cocci Americano

-Stir and Serve Up with a lemon twist



East meets West

1/2 Dozen East Coast Oysters (preferably MA or ME)

2 oz Cucumber & Spice Shrub

1 shallot, diced

Cracked black pepper to taste

- Soak shallots in Cucumber & Spice shrub for at least 10 minutes

- Add cracked black pepper just before serving

- Drizzle over raw or grilled oysters 

Get it on the Greek

A few pieces of Romaine Lettuce (optional)

1 Cucumber

1 Large Carrot

1/2 Red onion

4 oz Feta/ Cotija cheese

Kalamata Olives

2 oz Cucumber & Spice Shrub

1/2 pint  Cherry tomatoes

Cracked black pepper to taste

-Wash all produce accordingly, and cut romaine into small pieces

- Slice cucumber into thin rounds

-Cut red onion into strips

-Shred carrot into thin strips

-Cut the tomatoes in half

- Combine all previously processed ingredients with cheese and olives and toss

- Dress with Cracked Black Pepper to taste and Cucumber & Spice Shrub... enjoy!


Cucumber Cooler

1 Cucumber & Spice Shrub

1 Soda Water

1/2 Dry Vermouth

- Combine and enjoy!

 Bread & Butter

1.5 Dry Gin

1 Cucumber & Spice Shrub

1/4 Lemon Juice

-Shake & pour


Slammin' Salmon

2 Salmon fillets 

1 Avocado

1 Nectarine

1/4 cup Yellow Onion, chopped

1/2 cup Tomato, chopped

1 tsp Garlic, minced

3 oz Nectarine & Spice Shrub

1 tbsp Lemon juice

1 tsp Black pepper

1 tsp Salt

- Chop avocado, tomato, nectarine, and onion. Mix with 1 oz of shrub

- Mix garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and 2 oz shrub in bowl

- Pour over salmon and rest refrigerated for 30 min

- Grill to taste and top with salsa 

Tasty Blues

2 Handfuls local Arugula, rinsed 

3 oz Gorgonzola Cheese 

1/4 cup Almonds, shredded

1/4 cup Red Onion, chopped

1 Peach, cubed

2 oz Nectarine & Spice Shrub

-Combine all ingredients in bowl, toss, and dress with Nectarine & Spice shrub 

Nectarine Noodle Salad

3/4 cup Crispy Wanton Noodles

Gorgonzola or Roquefort Blue Cheese

1/4 cup Almonds

Romaine & Iceberg Lettuce

2 oz. Nectarine & Spice Shrub

-Rinse greens and dice into small pieces. Toss together in large bowl

-Chop almonds and top greens

-Crumble cheese and spread over salad mix

-Top with crispy wanton noodles and dress with Nectarine & Spice Shrub



2 Prosecco or Cava

1 Nectarine & Spice Shrub

- Combine and enjoy!

Derby Dash

1.5 Sweet Bourbon

3/4 Nectarine & Spice Shrub

1/2 Dry vermouth

Dash Orange Bitters

- Combine all, stir and top with bubbles



Pura Vida Rice

1/4 cup Pineapple Chunks

1 cup Cooked White Rice

3/4 cup Black Beans (cooked & drained or canned & rinsed)

2.5 oz Spicy Pineapple Shrub

1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

Black Pepper and Salt to taste 

Cilantro to garnish

- Cook rice and cool

- Mix all ingredients into rice and stir thoroughly

- Place over low heat and stir until hot

- Sprinkle chopped cilantro over the top and serve ...Its even better a day or two later when reheated!! 

Elzar's Mango Salsa

1 Mango

1 Avocado

1 Tomato

1/2 Yellow Onion

1/4 cup Cilantro, chopped

1 tbsp Lime juice

2 oz Spicy Pineapple Shrub

Black Pepper and Salt to taste

- Cube the mango and avocado

- Dice the tomato and onion

- Combine with lime juice and shrub

- Rest for 30 min refrigerated and serve 

Spicy Strawberry Salad

1/2 or 1 cup 'Mi Nina Jalepeno Agave' Tortilla Chips

1 Medium White Onion

5-7 Large Strawberries

Spinach & Boston Lettuce

2 oz Spicy Pineapple Shrub

-Rinse and chop the greens into small pieces, toss together in large bowl

-Cut the onion into thin strips and mix with greens

-Dice the strawberries into quarters or smaller if desired, mix with crushed tortilla chips and top the salad

-Dress with Spicy Pineapple Shrub!


Fort Point Piracy

1.5 Gin

1 Spicy Pineapple Shrub

1/2 Lime Juice

1/2 Soda Water

- Combine and enjoy!

The Spiky Agave

2 Blanco tequila

1 Spicy Pineapple Shrub

1/2 Mango Nectar

2 Jalapeno wheels

1 Strawberry 

-Slice fruit and shake all vigorously; pour



Summer of 'Gus

1 Bunch Local Green Asparagus

1 tsp EVOO

1 tsp Lemon Pepper

2 oz Tangerine & Lavender Shrub

- Sauté asparagus until tender

- Add lemon pepper and Tangerine Lavender shrub

- Simmer for 3 minutes and serve

Local Cheek

4 Local Halibut Cheeks

2 tsp Cilantro

1 tsp Ginger Root

1 clove Garlic

1 tsp Soy Sauce

1 tsp Sesame Oil

1 tbsp EVOO

2 oz Tangerine & Lavender Shrub

- Whisk together all ingredients except cheeks and olive oil 

- Heat oil in pan to medium high

-Saute cheeks about 2-3 min per side 

-Reduce heat and cook until flaky

- Drizzle with sauce and serve

Tangerine Dream Salad

1/2 cup Lo Mein Crispy Noodles

1 Medium Yellow/Sweet Onion

1/4 cup Almonds

2 Fresh Tangerines

Romaine Lettuce & Mustard Greens

2 oz Tangerine & Lavender Shrub

-Rinse greens, chop slightly and toss together in large bowl

-Cut sweet onion into thin strips and Sauté until golden or other desired texture, let cool and mix with greens

-Dice the tangerine into small pieces and mix into salad

-Chop the almonds and mix with lo mein noodles, top salad and dress with Tangerine & Lavender Shrub


Tangerine Dreams

1 Tangerine & Lavender Shrub

3/4 Soda Water

1/2 Cocci Americano  

- Combine and enjoy!

Agave Optional

1.5 Vodka or Reposado Tequila 

1.5 Tangerine & Lavender Shrub

1/2 Lemon Juice

-Shake and serve