Feb 28, 2017
Last week, I discovered a new recipe that became my Antioxidant Blender Sweet Potato Pancakes (at Smile Sandwich). It was Paleo, which I don’t usually do–but right now I am faced with extenuating circumstances. And this may call for desperate measures.
Blender Sweet Potato Pancakes
You see, recently, my new (4 months old) bathroom scale and I had a little misunderstanding. I thought it would weigh me accurately and it thought it would be kind and take a few pounds off. Gradually. Over the holidays. To keep me from noticing.
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Feb 26, 2017
There are sooo many things that have been on my “to do” list for ages. Which is why I like Marisa McClellan’s Food in Jars Challenge. Some people (me!) just gotta have a deadline!
Three Flavored Sea Salts
So today (two days before the end of this month’s salt preserving challenge) I made three varieties of Flavored Sea Salt–lime, orange and mushroom. Continue Reading →
Feb 23, 2017
Does the world really need another broccoli cheese soup? I hear you, probably not. But how about a version with an added vegetable? Less fat? Or a little more flavor and an extra antioxidant (turmeric)? How about that!
Broccoli Cheese Soup
I tend to suffer from what the tech industry calls “analysis paralysis”. I want to research every recipe ever written, test them all, then mix & match to arrive at the very best possible version. Continue Reading →
Feb 19, 2017
Wow, it’s been a strange year for weather. But I wasn’t about to complain when it topped 50 in Wisconsin this week. It almost felt like spring. Time for a warm weather beverage–Botswanan Iced Tea!
Botswanan Iced Tea
I got my first taste of Botswanan Iced Tea at book club this month. Our hostess had just returned from a trip to Africa where she liked this so much she asked for the recipe. Isn’t it great to have friends who are well traveled! Continue Reading →