Super Food Pancakes

These were so much to make that I just had to write about them! While contemplating what to cook for breakfast and only having enough ingredients for pancakes I thought, how can I make these fun and fill them with some nutrition?! I keep spirulina powder, beet powder and green vibrance, along with assorted extracts,…

Red Velvet Waffles

This is for my niece, Océan (That’s French for ocean. She’s French Canadien!) I made her red velvet waffles on one of their family visits while we were living in Texas and she asked for the recipe! Her you go, Océan. Bonne chance! Ingredients Dry: 2 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 tBsp baking soada 1…

Pie Weekend

When I get 3 days off in a row and the weather is cold outside, I find the desire to fire up the oven and bake some pies! If asked, cake or pie? It will always be pie! Pie dough requires a lot of love and patience. Everything affects the crust of a pie, from…

Trader Joes Beer Bread Muffins 

In my opinion the only thing pumpkin beer is good for is making beer bread. Trader Joe’s is the perfect spot to collect all the ingredients needed and they make it easy with their ready to go beer bread mix! What I did to create these tasty treats… Beer Bread Mix Pumpkin Puree Pumpkin Beer…

Huevos Rancheros Taco

A simply delicious and ridiculously easy breakfast to make! I saute a few little garden tomatoes and jalapeno in olive oil with crushed garlic and a tiny pinch of oregano. salt and pepper. Once caramelized, gently crack egg into pan. Cover and lower heat and cook for about 2 minutes. Heat a tortilla up then…

Banana Bread

This lovely recipe was inspired by my need to clean out and organize my over stocked freezer. I had a bag of ripened peeled bananas I found buried in the freezer. I either needed to throw them out or use them. I haven’t had any desire to cook or play in the kitchen for awhile…

Freshly Squeezed Citrus Juice

My meyer lemon tree has been begging me to pick some of her beautiful juicy fruit and Whole Foods had some perfectly sweet blood oranges and tangerines. That was it. That was all I needed for a jar of freshly squeezed citrus juice! Sweetened with a little exotic manuka honey and this is one tasty…

Morning Breakfast with Teenagers

I woke up in the morning to a pile of teenage girls camped out in the living room. It was the perfect setting for breakfast with teenagers. I didn’t have to run off to work and they were hungry little gremlins. Stella, (my daughters friend) was ready to to do some cooking! As usual I…