I love carrot cake. In fact, my wedding cake was carrot cake. I made it myself and hand grated about a million carrots to make it, but it tasted great. I frosted it with Bailey’s Irish Cream Frosting which was ridiculously amazing. Recipe here! Delicious. But I can’t be making carrot cakes for breakfast, so […]Continue Reading
Oh so sweet strawberry salsa
I tried this strawberry salsa at a family gathering and I was immediately hooked. It is so…..tasty. June is strawberry picking time in New England and there is nothing quite as sweet as a vine-ripened berries. Start with some grape tomatoes and fresh strawberries. Since I haven’t hit the fields yet for berry picking, I […]Continue Reading
Farm to Fork
This week I took a visit to Medway’s own, community farm, located at 50 Winthrop Street in Medway, Massachusetts. What a beautiful use of this land! I highly recommend a visit if you live in the area and haven’t yet checked it out! Medway Community Farm’s goals include growing local food, providing educational opportunities and […]Continue Reading
No Bake Goodie
Give me anything with chocolate and nuts and I am in heaven. So when we didn’t have anything nutty and chocolate in the house I decided to make a small batch of peanut butter squares. I created a healthier version, of course, made with whole grain graham crackers and healthy peanut butter. First start […]Continue Reading
Say YES to fruit pizza!
My daughter Chelsea is home from college and loves Brie, Apple and Walnut pizza. So… we decided to make one tonight. My brother David is the inspiration for this pizza recipe, he makes the best, too bad he doesn’t live closer to me! We picked up a multigrain flat bread at Whole Foods this week […]Continue Reading
Another use for cauliflower! Cauliflower Dip!
I love roasted cauliflower, well really, any vegetables roasted for that matter. Since my kids LOVE hummus, I thought I would try to make a cauliflower version using cauliflower as the shining ingredient! I washed and diced up the cauliflower and tossed with a bit of olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Added 5 cloves […]Continue Reading
Cha-Cha-Ch-ia seeds…Lemon Chia Muffins!
My son Kevin likes lemon poppy seed muffins and so I thought I would ramp them up a bit and substitute chia seeds for the poppy seeds. I wonder if he’ll notice?? What are chia seeds? Chia seeds are an ancient seed consumed by the Aztecs and are an excellent plant source of omega fats, […]Continue Reading
Dreary Day…rain, rain go away
Gotta love New England weather, right? It’s been raining here all week and Lucy and I are fed up with it. Rain makes me want to curl up on the couch and stay in all day. Lucy agrees with me! I joined a CSA, community supported […]Continue Reading
music for the body and soul & a tasty app!
Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind. – Hal A. Lingerman Last night we had the pleasure of having Kate Klim, one of our favorite folk singers to our home to perform her beautiful music for […]Continue Reading