Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones

Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones

Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones! Just the name says "Summer is almost here!" Have you ever been cherry picking? I've never been, but would love to go some day! These beauties were just in my local grocery store. I only see them once a year though, so I had to pick…

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Browned Butter Blueberry Muffins

Browned Butter Blueberry Muffins

Hi friends! How are you? I've been busy doing updates on the blog. Can you believe I found posts without recipes? Seriously! A food blog without recipes? Not even sure how THAT happened! There are posts that need refreshening (which I'm working toward!) or favorites that need to be shared…

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Herb and Leek Frittata for #SundaySupper

Herb And Leek Frittata For #SundaySupper

Hi friends! This week the Sunday Supper Movement is celebrating Easy Spring recipes and I'm excited to share my Herb and Leek Frittata with you! A frittata is a thick omelet, cooked on the stovetop and then finished in the oven, often under the broiler to lightly brown the top…

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Waffles

Coconut Chocolate Chip Waffles

Hi friends! Are you ready for breakfast? How about a healthier version of breakfast? Pull up a chair. I'm serving Coconut Chocolate Chip Waffles. We'll have some coffee and a chat about making changes and doing things better! I'm excited to introduce you to an amazing new product from NanaSolutions,…

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Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Hi friends! How are you? Going strong, I hope! Today's recipe is a sweet and tart Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade. YUM! One of my projects for 2017 was to join Marissa McClellan's Food in Jars Mastery Challenge. As a Master Food Preserver, I'm always looking for fresh, fun ideas to…

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Honey Date Scones

Honey Date Scones

On a recent trip with the California Farm Water Coalition Board, we toured the Coachella Valley and learned how Dates are grown and harvested. It's quite fascinating, really.  The crops are harvested just once a year and someone has to climb to the tops of each tree six to eight times…

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Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie

Have you ever looked in a mirror and wondered about the person looking back at you?  That's been happening a lot lately.  I'm pretty sure it's because of this whole smoothie kick.  Today's experiment was a Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie and it was great! It was great? I made a…

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Strawberry Garden Smoothie

Strawberry Garden Smoothie

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, January means winter.  Cold temps.  Plenty of soups and casseroles to keep us warm.  This is the time of year when we start dreaming of fresh fruits and our summer gardens.  Heavy tomatoes on the vine.  Fresh herbs sprouting from window boxes.…

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Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Scones

Making Pumpkin Scones is one of the best pumpkinly delicious things about the Fall Baking season.  The warmth from the cinnamon, a little kick from the ground nutmeg and cloves and then a sweet, spiced glaze covering the top!  Mmm - mmm.  It's pumpkin perfection!  At least it is for me!…

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Oatmeal Peach Cobbler Smoothie

Oatmeal Peach Cobbler Smoothie

Dessert for breakfast, anyone?  It's hard to pass up the idea of having Peach Cobbler in the morning.  Adding oatmeal makes it feel more like breakfast though, right?  Sure it does! That's my story anyway and I'm sticking to it! I've admitted before, I'm not much of a "smoothie" person.…

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