Jul 212018

Chocolate Pudding – made with gelatin

Chocolate Pudding

A few years ago, after diet number “who knows” battling the last 15 pounds of my 60+ weight loss, my hair was thinning and my nails were brittle.  Enter flavorless gelatin, derived from the collagen…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Summer squash “corn”bread

Summer Squash

I’m SWIMMING in summer squash! Usually I just slice it in half-moons, roast it with a little olive oil and eat it as a side or throw it on top of salads for weekday lunches.…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Epic Meatloaf

Epic Meatloaf

This is Special Occasion Meatloaf.  Like it’s-somebody’s-birthday-and-his-favorite-food-is-meatloaf- meatloaf.  It takes elbow grease but is SO worth it.  The bacon is totally optional but definitely takes it to a new level of epic-ness. This recipe makes…Continue Reading

Jun 082018

Curry Burgers

Curry Burger

I suppose I’m on a curry kick!  Lately I’ve been seeing “5 foods I would bring with me on an island” posts floating around the blogosphere. Assuming an endless supply of fish, crabs, coconuts, plantains,…Continue Reading

Aug 142017

Peach (or apple) Cupcakes

Part 4 of my “What to do with crappy peaches” experiment. Boyfriend’s favorite, and a close runner-up to the cookies, IMHO. I used frozen raspberries for a little zing to complement the subtle peach flavor.…Continue Reading

Aug 132017

Peach (or apple)-Pecan Muffins

Part 3 of my “What to do with crappy peaches” experiment. These were super moist, adapted from a gluten-free banana bread recipe- so if you don’t like moist baked goods, don’t try them. The flavor…Continue Reading

Aug 122017

Peach (or apple) Pancakes

Part 2 of my “What to do with crappy peaches” experiment. The first peach puree recipe I made. Delish. Pancakes are easy. In retrospect, I should have greased the pan better, as I ended up…Continue Reading

Aug 092017

When life gives you crappy peaches…

(Disclaimer- Mary, the peaches you gave us were gorgeous and NOT the peaches in this post :-)) I’ve been going to Stan’s market in the Strip district a lot lately for the cheap, local (I…Continue Reading

Jul 012017

Kombucha Brewin’

Kombucha

If you’ve never tried Kombucha you either live under a rock or you’re simply not as much of a health nut as I am. If you have, you’d remember- you either hate it or love…Continue Reading