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Lifestyle, Tapas

EGG OBSESSION

Our obsession with eggs is an old one. Is it because they symbolize new life, or is it simply because they are healthy, delicious, and beautiful? The list of dishes that use eggs, feature eggs, or simply showcase eggs would be too numerous to collect. But suffice it to say, […]

Lifestyle

SPRING 2018

The second day of spring and 10 more hours of snow. A heap of overripe bananas. I see lots and lots of Banana Muffins happening here today! No better way to heat up the house than with kitchen heat. Crack open the window to listen to that magical silence that […]

Tapas

PALEO TEA SANDWICHES

Grain-free Tea sandwiches are possible when Cassava Coconut Tortillas are used. Cutouts with a cookie cutter make them the perfect whimsical size. Once you have prepared the tortillas, you can spread and stack these cuties with whatever you desire. I am loving this Heidi Ho brand of smoky chia cheeze, […]

Lifestyle

FOOD & FITNESS

(Click on photo above for video link) The most challenging dichotomy of our everyday lives! As a foodie blogger, recipe creator, and long-time entertaining host, my thoughts (waking or sleeping), are of FOOD! Yet, as a sixty-five year young fashion conscience woman, I want to maintain as much of my […]

Bread, Breakfast/Brunch

BISCUITS FOR TEA SANDWICHES

Tea Sandwiches can be made out of anything you like on a sandwich, but the bread… The Bread Must Be Irresistible! Homemade biscuits are fast and easy to make, and always look spectacular with these quaint little bite-size sandwiches. My British husband tells me that a sandwich is not a […]

Salads, Tapas

BRUSSELS SPROUT SLIDERS

Sweet, sour, HOT, cheesy, bacon, veggie One-Bite delights! There is everything to love about these Brussels Sprout Sliders with Ghost Chili Onion Jam! Serve as an appetizer. A complete meal for a luncheon. Perfect on a Tapas/Meze table spread, but most of all enjoy the layers of satisfying flavors these […]

Sauces & Spices

GHOST CHILI ONION JAM

Condiments. Flavor enhancers. The sky is the limit on what makes good food taste Great! So, I set to work in the kitchen to create something I could love on many quick meals that don’t cook long enough to impart flavor or, cook at all. I wanted something a little […]

Main Dish

INSTANT POT BOLOGNESE

At this time in my life, I have the time to cook anything my heart desires. But for my grown children and their busy families, meal time often produces guilt for not having the time to prepare fast, healthy, and delicious meals. I decided to create a few recipes for […]

Desserts

STRAWBERRY TARTS

I can’t think of a better way to awaken spring, than with Strawberries! These non-dairy, coconut custard tarts, layered with strawberries are just the right portion of a sweet treat to get your imagination spiraling for all the other things we love in spring time. Mason jar lids are the […]

Lifestyle

THE LOST ART OF DINING

Our world is so diverse now, that we could transport ourselves anywhere we want to be, simply by changing our surroundings, right there in our very own homes. Décor, clothing, music, even the food we cook and how we set the stage to serve it. As a woman in my […]