Gluten Free Almond Orange Cookies

Hello Everyone! I am hoping that you won’t make fun of me for calling the following recipe “cookies”. Sometimes I think it best to refer to a food item as something other than what we’re trying to emulate, if it’s features are far from the original item. Like balls of healthy stuff. I am, however, […]

Authentic Scottish Shortbread

As the pandemic continues, so has the baking in our home. For a little novelty, I set my son up with an airbandb.com virtual baking class. I chose a shortbread class that took place in Scotland and we baked with a lovely woman named Fiona. She taught us her family recipe of shortbread and I […]

Extra Chocolatey Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies:

Hi everyone, The monotony of the pandemic/quarantine is truly driving me berserk. Don’t get me started on the stress of being cooped up with all these fighting teens, day in and day out. Although it is not great for the meno-paunch, I’ve been relying on my oven and pantry full of baking items to relieve […]

Bingeing On Healthy Food

Some of us, sometimes, binge. I know I do. I recently met a cookbook author who was hell bent on sharing the info that if we just make a slight mental shift, we can binge but not necessarily set ourselves into a tailspin of eating garbage for the rest of the day, night, week or […]

Dr. Margaret Paul and Rhubarb Oat Springtime Divinity

Hello all! It is Spring which means not only that rhubarb is here, but that there is new life and new possibilities. After you read my tasty recipe, you may want to read about how Dr. Margaret Paul was able to transform her life and remain healthy after a sickly youth. Maybe we can al […]

Eco Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas…and Vanilla Lime Glazed Cake!

Need fresh, new and trendy ideas for Mother’s Day or for any day? Since it’s past and i forgot to post this??? Consider eco-friendly gifts for the kitchen that can also help to reduce Mom’s exposure to man-made chemicals! But first, you need to make this cake I made for Mother’s Day. DELICIOUS! Vanilla Cake […]

Decadent Quinoa Cake for the Jewish Holidays or Whenevs

Hello everyone, It’s a small cooking world. My sister sent some of my other sisters and me a recipe a few years back for a gluten free quinoa cake. It sounded crazy, using cooked quinoa in a cake but I am always game for an experiment. The cake ended up being INSANELY delicious and my […]

Mimi’s Banana Bread

Hi everyone! I just got back from Rhode Island where I got to have my yearly visit with my friend Deb from graduate school. She travels across the state to see me and it’s always a treat to catch up on the year. It’s even more of a treat to pick up right from where […]

How Does He Do It???

Hi everyone! I was so fortunate to catch Dr. Roosevelt Weaver, aka Dr. Speed, at the YMCA the other day. If you didn’t see my post on facebook, this handsome fellow is 81 years old and is still running AND training sprinters. He has an illustrious career working in Senegal, working with the Olympics, coaching […]

Healthy Date Nut Scones

Hi everyone! Below is a great recipe for those of you who want a carb-y yet healthy snack. I make a big batch of these, cool them and then freeze them. I then take one or two, put them in the toaster oven and spread some butter on them. Yes, it is indeed delicious. Don’t […]