I hesitated to share this recipe at first. I like to keep my recipes and ingredients fairly accessible, so “weird” things like puffed quinoa don’t often make it on to the blog. But I also like to include the occasional unique ingredient, because hey, I really like cooking that way. It’s fun. And besides, these…
Desserts and Baked Goods
The pictures you see in this post are of the third time I made this batch of muffins. What happened to the first two batches, you ask?
While we’ve had a few gloomy days lately, this time of year is definitely the best time to enjoy the outdoors in southern Arizona. The days are warm, the mornings are cool, and while the sun is still blazing, it doesn’t feel quite as, well, hellish…as it does during the summer months.
Okay, I know how a smoothie bowl seems. A smoothie is supposed to be quick and easy, right? You’re supposed to suck it down with a straw, maybe in the car on the way to work or something. Why put it in a bowl and eat it with a spoon? I’ll tell you why.
Okay, so this recipe is a little…unconventional. You’ve never had chocolate and kale in the same recipe, you say? I know kale doesn’t scream “dessert,” but these are dessert kale chips. And I’m not messing around.
My weekly bread-baking ritual has brought us more than whole grain carb-induced joy, lately. With great bread comes great responsibility, right? Or something like that.
The whole time I was shooting this bread, my cat stood inside the door that leads to the backyard and cried that she couldn’t join me. She, too, appreciates a good sweet pumpkin bread, but when it’s baked up savory instead with hazelnuts, mellow roasted garlic, rosemary, and a little swirl of molasses for complexity,…
Here is the conversation that happens in my head before leaving the house… Brain: Do we have food? Me: We’re not going to be gone long. Brain: Okay, but what if we get hungry? Me: We just ate. Brain: But what if we get hungry again? We could run out of energy. We could get REALLY…
A few months ago, a friend was asking around for chia pudding recipes “that don’t taste like hell.” “All chia pudding recipes taste like hell,” I said. You see, I was bitter.
It’s always popsicle season. Make them however you want: dairy or no dairy, fruity, chocolaty, sweet, not-so-sweet, purple, red, green, orange. Just make them.