Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bake

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Blueberry Cake

I’ve been a bit obsessed with making dessert lately. My sweet tooth is an established fact but I convince myself it’s not so unhealthy when I bake the treats as when I buy them. I’ve been thinking about brownies with caramel but suddenly realized it was foolish not to take advantage of the amazing fruit available right now. A quick scan of my recipe file brought up this favorite which I duly made for dinner on Memorial Day....more

Blueberry Empanadas

 I tend to get creative when I feel the craving for a dessert coming on, and this is the perfect example of that.  I had some empanada dough in my freezer that I needed to use up, so I created this dessert.  I promised in my blog introduction, on my about me page, that I would feature all types of recipes including an occasional dessert.  I mostly feature healthy recipes, but In order to be healthy you have to occasionally indulge in something sweet and tasty!  That is what allows me to eat healthy the rest of the week....more

Blueberry Peach Nectarine Coffee Cake

I had a tray full of peaches and nectarines on my counter and a huge container of blueberries in my fridge.  The possibilities were endless!  My conversation with myself went sort of like this: ...more

Sugar Free-Gluten Free Blueberry Pancakes

1 c. Pamela’s GF Pancake Baking mix1 egg.About  1 c. water. I like my pancakes thick. The less water you use, the thicker. So if you like your pancakes thinner, just add more water.Mix well.Stir in 1 c. blueberries. ...more

Baking with Blueberries!

One 4 layer chocolate cake - doneOne pan of rasberry shortbread bars  - doneOne pan of chocolate chip shortbread bars - done2 dozen mini devil's food cupcakes - done so here comes my dilemma - what can I bake?...more

Foods to help with joint movement and to help reduce chronic pain.

Every since my (failed) back surgery I have been "food" conscience. I try to cook foods that helps with joint movement and chronic pain. You can pretty much find the below foods at my house every day.  . *in case you can't tell I love roses and pink... and I can't for the life of me cut a pretty avocado.One of these foods is avacodos. Avocado has abundant nutrients, antioxidants and fatty acids that are good for your joints....more

I've had 3 discs removed and a rod put in but it didn't really help that much. At my last doctor ...more

Strawberry and Blueberry Shortcake: A Sweet Salute

Strawberry shortcake is a classic American dessert. Although shortcake recipes vary throughout the country, including using pound cake, sponge cake, and the traditional sweetened biscuit, one constant remains it is the ultimate summer treat. (By the way, I’m in the biscuit camp.) In honor of Memorial Day, I created this patriotic version of the traditional strawberry shortcake as a sweet salute to the U.S.A....more

No More Blueberries. Ever.

I should have known that I had not given birth to a little lady. I should have known when, at less than a week old on the changing table, legs held high in my hands, she fired a torrent of liquid newborn crap like a canon across a dresser and down a wall.I should have known....more

We've always had a video monitor for her room, but it captures her bed. I'm seriously ...more