most of us know that nuts and seeds are a source of good fats. the kind that helps your cholesterol by destroying the bad cholesterol and increasing the good. but when i place walnuts and almonds and pecans in front of my children, they just stare at me. the novelty has worn off. they want […]
i want you to know that every time i post a recipe, i run it by two really important taste-testers. they have curious palettes and give really honest feedback. kids, you know? these were given a: YUM, MOM!!
oh my goodness. these are like those little pecan pumpkin tarts. only not with all the weird corn syrup that will make you excited for 5 minutes and leave you wanting to nap soon there after. imagine making these and having your family walk in and say, “mmmm that smells good!” and ha! you’re not […]
for all you wanting your Fall fix, here she is! don’t pay $4 for a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte with all those crazy additives. just make your own, at home, for close to $1. and if you work a desk job, simply pour the latte portion into a lidded glass jar that you can take […]
Did your mom ever buy a plastic container of what looked like grass, when you were little? Mine did. It was a tiny tub of bean sprouts. And my mother would load sandwiches with those wirey sprouts. Oddly enough, as a little one, I really liked sprouts. I’m betting your family will, too; especially if you […]
until i was about 20 years old, my family had a cottage on a river near my hometown. so summers meant crabbing and fishing.
If I say the words chia seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, coconut oil, honey, flax
Black Bean Brownies. Read that again. So weird, right? Totally.
A few weeks ago I took my children to a local strawberry farm. And it’s possible that I spent close to $20 on strawberries. Or not. Or maybe so. It was worth every penny and I even think we saved some pennies as they ate a few strawberries as they picked. Just a few (or […]
Some of my favorite things during the Spring time in the South are: walking barefoot outside, the choir of bugs at night, rainy afternoons, fresh produce and eating outside. When I told you about Humble Roots farm in my last post with that beautiful Kohlrabi, I wanted so badly to go ahead and share this […]