My motto is that it’s not sinful if it’s healthy. I craved something sweet the other day, so I decided to make a macaroon-based treat with a whole grain focus. The result is a quick-to-make granola macaroons recipe that makes a sinfully good healthy treat.
Christmas is gone for another year. And, on an even sadder note, I ate the last chocolate crinkle cookie yesterday. Its chewy, chocolate goodness will live on in memory though – everyone loved them! The chocolate cookie recipe comes from The Moveable Feasts blog that I pinned last week on Pinterest. Although I vowed no [...]
Peanut butter is a staple ingredient in my household. Not only did I grow up eating it every morning on my toast, my mother made the most decadent peanut butter frosting and peanut butter pie. And, in the summer when we would visit Mackinac Island, we’d always buy a slab of Mackinac Island peanut butter [...]
Sometimes baking isn’t a planned event but instead is brought about by a shopping experience. Just the other day I was at Whole Foods and found myself in the bakery section contemplating chocolate biscotti. I picked up the package of two chocolate dipped biscotti and found them to be around $4. I found myself in [...]
I have a weakness for dates and I’m not sure why. My mother made a few things with dates but it was never a star ingredient. I always assume my body has some vitamin deficiency which dates must fulfill. While shopping at my favorite Asian market last week, I noticed a package of Iranian dates. [...]
Ever make hummus and then wonder what to do with the remaining jar of tahini? I’ve been experimenting and discovered it makes a surprisingly good cookie. These little biscuits are buttery sweet and infused with both sesame paste and toasted sesame seeds. Crisp to the bite, you might just discover you’re buying tahini to make [...]
I’ve been fantasizing about citrus the past couple of days. You see, back in California, our orange tree and meyer lemon tree were both producing tons of fruit when we moved. I’ve been fairly non-sentimental about the entire house sale until today. I woke up to find a small, rainy snow flurry outside my window [...]