Mothers Day ~ Yogurt Cheesecake with Orange Shortbread Crust and Chambord Honey Drizzle

That might be the longest recipe title ever, but at least you can see IMMEDIATELY that this cheesecake is special. Even special enough to grace your Mothers Day table! Cheesecake is one of those foods that people tend to get a little fussy over. I can sense the frantic thoughts spinning in your heads… That’s not a true New York Cheesecake! Is it that Philadelphia-style cheesecake? Or the sour cream variety? Or Italian ricotta and marscapone cheesecake? And what is up with that crust? I see no graham crackers…...more

Spring Sweets: Rhubarb and Yogurt Belgian Waffles

The weather here has finally turned, and I couldn't be happier...and, the last couple days, it has been uncharacteristically gorgeous outside with temperatures in the low 70s - crazy for April! We didn't miss a beat enjoying it, either...we took walks outside, made hamburgers and grilled them, and I of course did one of my favorite things - lounged on our patio swing and soaked in the sunshine while drinking some cold iced tea. We also started planning the demolition of the unruly landscaping in our backyard. ...more
I want these for breakfast!! They look amazing!more

It's Greek to Me Finally, I have finished my myriad of experiments with Greek yogurt and can't wait to share my findings! As you have probably heard, read, or seen, Greek yogurt is popping up all over the health food scene....more

wakey wakey...

Forgive me if I've mentioned this before, but there are some things that I love to eat, but that I just do <i>not</i> want to be able (or even think I am able) to make at home. My two biggest "I'll just have some when I eat out" food groups are sushi and anything deep fried....more

grapefruit honey yogurt cake

Don't run away screaming from the title - this cake is so delicious and different. I have about 47 grapefruits in my kitchen right now and wanted to figure out an interesting way to use them, so I baked a grapefruit cake. It really is the best solution for an abundance of fruit in your house. I mean, forget about just eating it plain to get full nutritional value or beating it up in a blender to make smoothies. Add flour, sugar, eggs and bake this cake. ...more

How to Make Vanilla Yogourt

Step 1: Put your laptop or iPad on the counter near the stove.Step 2: Find something worth watching. (I highly recommend just about anything at The ideas, people!)Step 3: Pour 1 litre of whole milk into a sauce pan.Step 4: Heat the milk on medium low heat until it just begins to boil, stirring constantly with a metal whisk. (This takes awhile - see steps 1 through 3, above).Step 5: Remove from heat, and allow the milk to cool to between 100ºF and 115ºF, stirring periodically....more

Dannon $21 Million Settlement Admits Activia Claims Exaggerated

The FTC held them to those claims, pointing out that there wasn't evidence to back them up, and that it's just not cool to hawk your product as having these capabilities when you can't prove that it does. Which is why Dannon Co. Inc. is paying $21 million in a settlement and removing some of their claims from their products. ...more

Did anyone actually, honestly believe those claims? There's too much crap in yogurt anymore - ...more

One Way to Stop Wasting Food

     Today I was watching my 3 year old sister.  For lunch she asked for a banana and only ate half, claiming that the other part was too mushy for her.  So I suggested I make her a smoothy....more

Tar - ah - tour

With Thanksgiving just one day away, some of you may still be looking for one more side dish, or one more dessert. Or maybe you just want something different and unusual. I'm still trying to think of a leafy salad that I could make with the rest of the pomegranate seeds that are sitting in my bowl; I'm thinking arugula, romaine lettuce, some nuts...I'll see how I feel about it as the day progresses.  In the meantime I was working on a favorite of mine: Taratur! If you are looking for something different, this is the recipe that you might want to use....more

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