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Lemonade Coconut Milkshakes

May 23, 2012
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I dreamed up this Lemonade Coconut Milkshake recipe while on the way home from picking up the kids from school on Friday. It was the beginning to a fun weekend & what better then to kick it off with a sweet, creamy shake! This would be a nice sweet to enjoy for the upcoming Memorial […]

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Blackberry Barley Breakfast Bake

May 1, 2012
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Really great things can happen when there is an abundance of one ingredient on hand. I had cooked up a great big batch of barley and only needed a small amount for a lunch box recipe. Immediately I went into breakfast mode and came up with this super tasty breakfast bake! Do you ever have […]

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Spring Bouquet Popsicles

April 23, 2012
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I must tell you a little bit about how this flowers in popsicles thing happened. I was driving my kids to school and I said “mommy wants to make popsicles, what flavors can you pleeeease dream up for me?” Before I knew it delightful + tantalizing ideas were dancing around. All of a sudden my […]

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Quinoa Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake

February 20, 2012
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Are you ready to try a unique and fun new recipe? I sure hope so! I love breakfast casseroles for many reasons. The top two reasons are they are at the ready for grab & go breakfasts and they taste amazing! I have been doing a lot of baked oatmeal lately and I thought it […]

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Sweet Coconut Scrambled Eggs on Toast

February 12, 2012
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 Today we are going to prepare something so simply perfect. Mindful, simple + happy food. Eggs are usually considered a savory, but let’s face it they are used in sweets all the time. From cakes, cookies, frostings, puddings and more. Eggs take either center stage or they make baked recipes come together. Over here we […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Breakfast Cake

February 7, 2012
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The hardest thing about this recipe was finding a name for it. This was supposed to be pancakes, obviously this did not turn into pancakes. Not even close. This is a kind of pudding cake, with the texture of a flourless chocolate torte, yet with the oats it is more grainy than that. Difficult to […]

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Muffins – Gluten Free & Vegan

October 30, 2011
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I know what you are probably thinking right now…Didn’t she just share a recipe for Peanut Butter Pumpkin cookies that are also gluten free and vegan? Yes my adoring readers I sure did. This is an ingredient combo that I cannot get enough of. Not to mention I took these photos about a month ago. I have […]

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Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cookies – Gluten Free & Vegan

October 24, 2011
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A few things we need to discuss today: Cookies, Cookbooks, Charity Bake Sales and October’s Secret Recipe Club reveal. Most folks love a good peanut butter cookie. Crumbly, comforting and sweet. Mine are all of that but also vegan and gluten free. These cookies are filled with health. They are baked in honor of a […]

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Tutti Fruitti Chocolate Coconut Popsicles

September 21, 2011
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Hear me out. I get it. I have already teased you with fall pumpkin recipes and here I am bringing you cool popsicles. Here is the deal. In Southern California the days start off grey, foggy and a little chilly. By the afternoon the sun is scorching hot and we crave cold sips and icy pops. I […]

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Sunflower Seed Butter Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies – Gluten Free & Vegan

August 29, 2011
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Another round of the Secret Recipe Club is here! I love this group and I always look forward to the great reveal. This month I was given the lovely blog The Boys Made Me Do It. There are some great recipes over there. The first recipe that caught my eye were these awesome Peanut Butter […]

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Nutty Apple Tarts – Gluten Free & Vegan

August 24, 2011
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There has been a wispy bit of cool air blowing around here in the San Juan mountains. With the crispness in the air I get really excited for fall and of course my favorite season winter. Flavors that swoon include apples, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. I created this Nutty Apple Tart with cool days in […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins – Gluten Free

August 3, 2011
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It has been a few months since I posted with the Gluten Free Ratio Rally group and I am so pleased to be back in the mix this month. I could not resist with the cake theme. As you know cake is one of my all time favorite foods. In my book, muffins are just […]

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Creamy Banana Blueberry Milkshakes

July 25, 2011
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I hope you guys love milkshakes as much as we do. With the steamy summer days that have been sweeping the USA a little relief from a creamy dreamy shake would be nice huh! Take out your favorite magazines, set up the kiddie pool pull up a lounge chair and let’s have some shakes…..

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pizzas

July 20, 2011
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If you have been hanging out here for a little while you would know how obsessed I am with dessert pizzas lately. In our house they also make great hand held snacks and breakfast. Yes, even with chocolate. A small square of chocolate goes a long way. Especially when it is high quality dark chocolate. […]

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Blueberry Lemon Muffins – Gluten Free

June 30, 2011
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Two things you need to know before I talk about Blueberry Lemon Muffins. I have never had anything other than coffee at Panera Bread. I am part of a Gluten Free Panera Dream Day food blogger event. So I guess you could say, if they started baking up healthy muffins like these you might find […]

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