"Fauxstess" Cupcakes

More than anywhere else in the grocery store, my boys often get a case of the "whiny begs" in front of the Hostess/Little Debbie shelf.On days when I'm feeling patient and full of grace, I kneel down to their level and gently explain why I don't want to buy food that contains wild and wacky ingredients. On other days, like today, my eyes bulge in frustration and I roar, "No, guys!! And I've already told you why a thousand times!...more

Creamy Chocolate Coconut Layer Bars (Gluten-Free)

A simple, rich and beautiful dessert....more

Paleo Banana Nut Bread (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free)

Moist, tender, rich and dense....more

A Princess and Her Knights {A Walk Through the Woods}

As I tip my coffee cup to drain that precious last sip, my sons cannonball themselves next to me on the couch."Mommy!...more

How To Chiffonade Basil

My basil plants are exploding with growth this year....more

A Simple Summer

How's your summer been thus far?...more

A Funk and A Block

What do you get when a food blogger falls deeply into a food "funk" and has a bad case of writer's block? Nothing.   ...more