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Best Zucchini & Carrot Bread: Gluten & Dairy Free!

Best Zucchini & Carrot Bread: Gluten & Dairy Free!

Let me just say that I have nothing against gluten or dairy. I eat both daily and don’t have any issues. That said, I love gluten-free quick breads! Without the gluten (those stretchy strands that develop in wheat flour), the finished bread tends to be more moist, tender and flavorful than the same bread made with […]

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Tres Leches Pancakes

Tres Leches Pancakes

Tres Leches is a popular Mexican dessert and one of my favorites (only second to flan). To make Tres Leches, you take a spongy cake and soak it in a mixture of three milks (usually evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and regular milk) and top with whipped cream and strawberries. And it’s divine! Part pudding, […]

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Get Up & Go Green Smoothie

Get Up & Go Green Smoothie

This is me on Saturday mornings… And these are my kids. See the problem? Herein lies the solution. Get Up & Go Green Smoothie Makes 1 big smoothie Ingredients: 1 scoop Jay Robb Grass-Fed Whey Protein Powder 1 Tablespoon almond butter 1/2 Tablespoon Illy Ground Espresso Powder 1 scoop MCT Oil powder (read about the benefits here) 1/2 Tablespoon […]

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Easy Banana Bread (With Half the Sugar!)

Easy Banana Bread (With Half the Sugar!)

I love to make banana bread. It reminds me of my Grandma, Jeannie. She was known for her banana cakes with cream cheese frosting. Her cakes, like her buttermilk biscuits, were always delicious. For the cake, Jeannie used a recipe from the Original Joy of Cooking, along with “White Icing II” from the same book. Both are […]

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Epic French Toast

Epic French Toast

My daughter loves French Toast. She asks for it every morning, often while EVERYONE IS STILL ASLEEP INCLUDING THE SUN. Which raises the question: why do children like to wake up before sunrise, especially on weekends? I’ve heard about parents who have trained their children to stay in bed until a certain time. We are so not those […]

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