What I’m Reading: Clean Slate Cookbook – Detox Strawberry, Grapefruit, & Ginger-Apple Smoothie

Strawberry, Grapefruit, & Ginger-Apple Smoothie recipe - Clean Slate Cookbook

With only a mere 77 calories a serving, how can you go wrong with this detox Strawberry, Grapefruit, & Ginger-Apple smoothie?

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What I’m Making – Dark Tales of Macaron Troubleshooting


Macaron Troubleshooting - Cristina A-Moore Photography

Is it possible to absolutely lose your macaron mojo. I wouldn’t have believed it. But its happened. It’s happening to me and I’ve been working on getting it back!

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Chewy Honey-Nut & Fruit Granola Bars


Chewy Honey-Nut & Fruit Granola Bars recipe

Using familiar ingredients from the Maple, Honey Nuts & Fruit Granola prior post, I’ve worked up these chewy honey-nut & fruit granola bars. Some of the texture comes from the unsweetened puffed wheat cereal and there’s a little chocolatey surprise…

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Maple, Honey Nuts & Fruit Granola recipe

Maple, Honey Nuts & Fruit Granola

Still going strong with your healthful New Year resolutions? Here’s a little indulgence that will keep you happy, a Maple with honey, nuts and fruit granola inspiration…

Meyer lemon cream cheese muffins with lemony-sugar glaze recipe

Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins with Lemony-Sugar Glaze

It’s Meyer Lemon season! You’ll be tempted to call these little tender lemon cakes instead of Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins with Lemony-Sugar Glaze…

Nature's Edible Art - Satsuma Mandarin

Nature’s Edible Art – The Satsuma Mandarin

It’s citrus season and some of the best the season has to offer can still be enjoyed as snacking, included in your salads or used in parts for their juices, zest and skin for various culinary sensations.

Cranberry, Pistachio Biscotti recipe

Cranberry, Pistachio Biscotti (Cantuccini)

Bits of deep red tartness from the cranberries. Slivers of green from the nutty pistachios. Perfect for dunkin’ in your cozy drinks during these cold days. What could be better? Biscotti!

Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies recipe

Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies

While some gingersnaps have a sharp bite, these are tenderly spicy and have a chewy texture.

Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts recipe

Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts

These wholesome bran muffins are adorned with fresh bright cranberries with a touch of orange sweetness and boast a tender texture from the Greek yogurt…