First of all, can I just say that I am *not* finished with the bread making craze of 2020's lockdown - BUT - in the spirit of keeping things fresh, I thought I might try something new. You 'southerners' may call this drink a "frappe" (where I'm from "frappe = milkshake!"), but whatever you may… Continue reading Need a Luxurious Treat? Try This!
If you, like so many of us, are home and heeding those government warnings to limit contact with others - you may be thinking about how to shore up your immune system against this scary pandemic. I'm no doctor, but I do know my way around a kitchen! So here's my totally homemade recipe for… Continue reading Healthy Breakfast Muffins!
Have you heard of Dr. Joel Fuhrman? My hubby and I drastically changed our eating style two years ago this June, after reading his work on the effects of clean eating on health and wellness. It's his hypothesis that a significant number of ailments can be essentially cured, simply by following what he calls a… Continue reading Totally V E G A N Brownies. . .
If you, like me, enjoy treats with every family tradition - this post is definitely for you! As I sit here typing at my Noni's dining room table in Danvers Massachusetts, 1600 miles from my own home in sunny Florida AND awaiting a massive snowstorm, I decided that this frigid 20 degree day needed a… Continue reading Feeling Cozy? Let’s Bake Cookies!
Who's excited for fall? The crisp, sharp air and falling leaves. . . okay. That's not so much what fall looks like here in SW Florida, but it's the autumn I remember as a kid growing up in the Northeast! It's true that I've made South Florida my home for closer to two decades than… Continue reading Cozy Autumn Treats ~ Yes, Please!
Hello friends! If you live in Lee County, Florida (like me), you are preparing for your final weekend of summer vacation before kiddos return to school bright and early this Monday morning! I know, I know. A lot of parents and caregivers out there look forward to the end of summertime like a child counting… Continue reading Back to School Breakfast – No Problem!
This morning when I left for work there was a train set in the middle of my living room, a laundry basket blocking the hallway between my bedroom door and the kitchen, and shoes. Shoes just everywhere ~ I live with one grown man and two teenaged boys in addition to the giant dog and… Continue reading My Crockpot, My Friend