Hi all. I just wanted to reach out and let you know about my new interactive community and share a few recipe links for Thanksgiving. It will be different for most of us this year, but I think we still need to make it special. Finding gratitude for even the smallest graces and gifts canContinue reading Thanksgiving
Jump to Pumpkin Muffin Recipe In my never-ending quest to enjoy more baked goods with fewer consequences, I’m happy to report I have found an ally in monk fruit sweetener. It is the only zero-calorie sugar substitute I’ve tried that sweetens without a terrible aftertaste, and, so far, I find it works well in muffins,Continue reading Low Sugar Pumpkin Muffins
Jump to Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe Well, here we are. We’ve made it to Fall 2020. I offer you this decadent Peanut Butter Cheesecake in case you need to eat your feelings.
Jump to Gazpacho Recipe I recently received a treasure trove of recipes from my brother, the chef. It includes menus and recipes from our family restaurant, The Treehouse, a fine-dining favorite in Eugene from 1978 – 1998. I’m super excited to dive in over the next several months to compile them into a book adaptedContinue reading Gazpacho
Jump to Hummus Recipe Today I bring you a recipe perfect for picnic season. A little cheese, a bottle of wine, a few crackers, some crunchy veggies, and this roasted red pepper and green olive hummus are an all-star al fresco dining cast. If you need something sweet (as I always do), throw in someContinue reading Roasted Red Pepper and Green Olive Hummus
Jump to Oregon Strawberry Jam Recipe On the one hand, it seems quite trivial to me to write about strawberry jam today. On the other, it seems more important than ever to embrace the pure, simple, delicious pleasures of life. Besides, my sister, Cindy, told me to post this, and I generally do as sheContinue reading Oregon Strawberry Freezer Jam
Hi. Here’s a recipe for you in case you bought the huge bag of cauliflower rice at Costco and are wondering what to do with it. If you didn’t, and you just have regular rice, you could go crazy and use it here as well. If you rice your own cauliflower, you’re an inspiration.
Jump to Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup Recipe I made this Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup on Monday this week. I think it was Monday, it feels like last year. I’m sure you can relate. I planned to post it by Tuesday, but the news, social media outlets, and multiple group texts haveContinue reading Spinach and Green Chile Cheddar Soup
I made a quick over-and-back trip to Eugene last Sunday upon learning my youngest niece, Nicole was trying on wedding dresses that day. I pretty much invited myself and crashed the party, but I did get permission from the bride-to-be before I left Bend. As you might suspect from the title of this blog, myContinue reading Rainbows, Birds, and Messages from the Sea
Jump to Banana Pecan Mini Bundt Cake Recipe How cute are mini bundt cakes?! These are no exception. Super cute and made with pretty good-for-you ingredients, so the indulgence is even sweeter.