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Chocolate Hazelnut Breakfast Smoothie

I know I promised a final installment to the Dole Summit recaps (and I’ll be posting that one next), but I just had to share this amazing smoothie that I guzzled created this morning!

After spending the past three days with a miserable cold (damn you, recirculated airline air), I woke […]

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SOS October 2011: Autumn Fruit Crumble

I grew up in a home where my two sisters and I learned to bake before our birthdays hit the double digits. Before we learned to read, before we wore a training bra, before we could drive a car, we were baking. As young as four or five, we’d be enlisted […]

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Chocolate Covered Fudgesicles (Sugar free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Vegan)

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you likely know a few things about me already: I adore my Girls (and you’re not too shabby, either, HH); I abhor winter and all its accoutrements (and–*sob*–it is just around the corner!); though it’s been many years, I still harbor resentment […]

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Chocolate Malted Shake, iHerb Shopping Spree & Madre Labs Review

The wonderful folks at iHerb have, once again, offered a $50 shopping spree to one lucky DDD winner! (iHerb is an online shop for all of your supplement and health-food needs. They carry an extensive array of products that you can order for delivery to your home). Read all the details about […]

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SOS Stevia: Dairy Free, Sugar Free Coconut Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Required)

I suppose anyone who devotes one third of their blog’s name to “dessert” must really love the sweet stuff. (Uh, yeah). A quick glance at my blog’s recipe index will reveal that, ACD be damned, I’m not willing to give up my sweet treats.

You’ll also notice that stevia has been […]

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Last Minute Recipe Suggestions

Who’s ready to celebrate?

With all of my 175 students’ assignments, exams and final marks finally submitted–I am now officially on holidays until 2011–whoo hoo! That makes me one very celebratory gal. Par-tay, I say!

And how about having everything all ready to start cooking my big holiday meal?

Um, no. (Insert sheepish […]

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Festive Freebie IV: Who Doesn’t Love Cookies? New Giveaway, Cookbook Winner & Quick Smoothie Recipe

[This year, I decided to offer a “Festive Freebies” series in which I give away some of my favorite food products. . . hand-picked by me! These are things I already love and actually eat (or use) regularly, and which I’d love to share with you. Here’s my fourth Festive Freebie–click here to enter!]

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Celebration Pear and Cranberry Cornmeal Cake

I hope you’re all having a great long weekend! I am thoroughly enjoying the last vestiges of the summer holiday. (What?? Summer is over? Back to school and sweaters and crinkly leaves on the ground and pelting rain and mud and paw prints all over the carpet and frigid mornings and […]

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Mint Chip Ice Cream–No Ice Cream Maker Required!

After reading through the comments on yesterday’s SOS Challenge reveal post (this month’s ingredient is MINT and Kim and I can’t wait to see what y’all cook up with it!), I realized I may have sounded perhaps a wee bit whiney about everything that’s going on in my life right now. […]

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Pear and Parsnip Soup

It seems like another lifetime now, but the year after my starter marriage ended, I lived in a townhouse with my dear friend Gemini I. Shortly after the furniture was placed and the boxes unpacked, we began to negotiate the rules of housework, grocery shopping, and TV usage when we got to […]

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