Just over a year ago I was introduced to the book: “The China Study” by my husband’s cousin’s wife Mischele. It is a compilation of the findings of the most comprehensive study ever conducted on nutrition. The book completely changed my beliefs about food, the body and genetics. Consequently, at the same time I became … Read moreChoose Veg
The things I always remember about moving are the fun parts; purging all the old collections of forgotten items left hidden after they have fallen behind furniture, replacing favorite possessions you wouldn’t otherwise justify spending the money on, and venturing recklessly into the unknown with wild abandon. I dismiss the memory of how many boxes … Read moreI’m baaack!
A few months back I credited Evan at Butter Cakes for sharing her ingenious idea for making decorative carrots out of Starburst candies. Since then, I have become an avid reader and follower of hers. I was sold on her creativity after the Starburst contribution… but then I saw this: This incredible assembly is entirely … Read moreHousewarming Gifts
S’mores seem to the blogging theme of June, and as I don’t want to be left out, I thought I would throw (one of) my recipe(s) into the mix. Though I realize I’m not alone in this proclamation, I’ll say it anyway: I love s’mores. Growing up my brother and sisters and I had the … Read moreDon’t Forget Me
I’ve still got cheesecake on the brain from the April’s Daring Bakers Challenge, despite trying to purge my seemingly insatiable need to whip cream cheese with a count of four since March. This time, I experimented with pineapple. I’m severely dedicated to pineapple; and there is nothing quite so enchanting to me as grilled pineapple. … Read moreOn the Grill
I was shocked to learn that I was nominated for aBlog Luxe Award: Tastiest Blog! Truth be told, I never knew there were Blog Awards!Every day I learn something new and exciting about the blogging community,and this is definitely classified as new and exciting!! I’m a far cry from having the top number of votes,but … Read moreThe Honor is All Mine
I’ve never struggled so much with a cake. I feel like I traveled 8 miles, walking barefoot, over sand dunes during a sandstorm, while making this cake. Cake: 8 Mile ChocolateFrosting: Cream Cheese Why 8 miles, specifically?, because this is an eight layer cake. I recently accepted a calling as the Young Women’s Advisor in … Read more8 Mile
Obviously, I typically restrict my posts to treats and desserts, but I can’t resist sharing some fabulous sweet summer salads I’ve been enjoying in this incredible soothing and calming warm weather. Which has led me to create a wonderful new monthly event that I’m really excited about! The first of every month, I am going … Read moreRecipe Swap
A couple friends and I are getting togetherto show off some of our favorite things! I hope you can make it!