How To Make Chocolate Mint Extract

Chocolate + Mint + alcohol = Chocolate Mint Extract. How does that sound? Simply delicious! Cookies and Holiday baking are months away but I am trying to think ahead this year. Each Christmas I decide to make something different whether it be hazelnut cookies, chocolate truffles or mint chocolate brownies…then I check the spices and … Continue Reading

Superfoods for Breakfast

This morning I am baking a few loaves of bread for preorders and the loaves are all rising on top of my stove. I wanted to make an omelet but cannot, there is no space on the stovetop! I remembered making some egg cups recently in the oven and thought, “Yes, breakfast!” Not just any … Continue Reading

Breakfast of Champions

What is YOUR Breakfast of Champions? Cheerios, Wheaties, donuts or a good well balanced meal? Hopefully you answered the last option. 🙂 My favorite is eggs and kale or a variation of that with whatever I have in the fridge or the pantry. ANYTHING can be put into an egg dish to make a nutritious, … Continue Reading

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups…doesn’t that sound delicious? Last night I read a blog post from GatherVictoria.com and she had this recipe I JUST had to try!!! And you know …if you don’t do it right away, you forget all about it and it gets lost somewhere in cyberland. I did not have every … Continue Reading

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

I used to love St. Patrick’s Day! I still LIKE it but we do not celebrate it as crazy as we used to back in New York, years and years ago!! Yeah it was a drinking, eating all day celebration and my Uncle Charlie was always in charge of the corned beef and cabbage meal. … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Coconut Milk

Make your own coconut milk to drink and create coconut milk shampoo!

Recipe For Zucchini, Sweet Potato and Kale Soup

Oh…my…goodness, I just had the best soup tonight! I made the recipe before but tonight this Zucchini, Sweet Potato and Kale soup was…simply, amazing! I got the original recipe from the Yin Yang Diet. I kind of changed it a bit. 😀 Zucchini, Sweet Potato and Kale Soup Recipe 1/2 onion chopped 2 Tablespoons olive … Continue Reading

Revisiting Trim Healthy Mama

I think I need to revisit my Trim Healthy Mama plan. My pants are a bit tight…I have been eating too many good things….not junk, good fattening desserts, breads, ok so maybe some junk like potato chips and french fries. Ugghhh! Sigh.. To jump start me I downloaded a free menu plan from The Laundry … Continue Reading

Recipe for Dark Chocolate Almond Butter

I had to share this delicious recipe with you, after I made it of course j-u-s-t to make sure it was as good as it looked! 😉 AND it take like 5-6 minutes to make!!! The recipe is adapted from Dr. Axe’s recipe, I needed to tweak it a bit. Dark Chocolate Almond Butter 2 … Continue Reading

Stinging Nettle, Amazing Benefits and Spanakopita!

What do you think of Stinging Nettle? I am always amazed at how much this plant can do for you. Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) is chock full of medicinal and nutritional benefits. It is called “stinging” for a reason – fine, stinging hairs filled with formic acid, just like fire ant bites, cover the entire … Continue Reading