Category Archives: Sweets and Treats

Gingerbread Frosted Brownies

I haven’t invented a recipe in a long time.  Mainly because I’ve been sticking with my usual favorites and haven’t been creating anything new– until I wanted to make a gingerbread frosting and could only find cream-cheese frostings for gingerbread … Continue reading

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Strawberries ‘N Cream Cheesecake (Vegan/Paleo)

It’s June and that means it’s STRAWBERRY month! Not a lot is happening in my garden this year.   Luckily the strawberries blossomed like magic on their own– all we had to do was put a cage over them so … Continue reading

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Cool Down with an Iced Matcha Almond Milk Latte

  Iced Matcha Almond Milk Latte:  Almond milk, almond milk ice cubes, matcha green tea powder and maple syrup…..just blend and enjoy!         Happy Memorial Day weekend! It sure got HOT fast today.  After spending too leisurely … Continue reading

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Food Photo Roundup 1: Desserts

          I’ve been busy spring cleaning my food photo collection (haven’t gotten to the house yet)… I am guilty of accumulating pictures with the good intention of writing blog posts about them–  but then life gets … Continue reading

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8 Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Hello!  These are gift recommendations from someone whose life revolves around eating and talking about eating–  so you know they are all going to be food (or beverage) related.  They also happen to be things I have around my kitchen … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

Are you tired of pumpkin yet?  I’m slowing down with it but still having some type of squash several times a week since it’s so abundant at the farms! While pumpkin and other squash are definitely things to be eating … Continue reading

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Autumn= Pumpkins and Baking!

              The perfect weather is here; windows are open bringing in a refreshing breeze.  I’m lighting candles in the evening when the sun sets early, making hot tea, digging out my leggings and hoodies…and … Continue reading

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One-Pot Grilled Vegetables and Salmon Deck Dinner

Ideas, ideas, ideas.  You are always asking for new meal ideas! It’s the weekend and it looks like we are being blessed with some more gorgeous weather.  I recommend getting to a farmers market and cooking outside like I did … Continue reading

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Date-Sweetened Fridge Fudge

  Does topping fudge with hemp seeds make it healthy?  I think so! I wanted to create a rich, chewy fudge with no refined sweeteners.  This recipe uses soft, naturally sweet medjool dates.  Blended up with a few other ingredients, … Continue reading

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A COOL Use for All That Zucchini

  Does overabundance anxiety disorder exist?  I have this thing about not wasting good food.  And while I am always extremely grateful when I have a full fridge, I also experience a sense of unease when I’ve got too much … Continue reading

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