Cookie Duo : Oatmeal Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Raisin Date

Oatmeal coockie

These cookies are sweet enough to satisfy any sweet tooth.  The winning combination of coconut oil, coconut sugar, whole grain flour and oats plus walnuts, give these cookies a fragrant nutty flavor. I’ve had some friends inquiring about baking cookies with coconut oil, but who has time to bake cookies, I thought.  Well, me… because ever since, it’s all I could think about! So here you go…… … Read More

Pear Cranberry and Gingersnap Crumble (refined sugar and dairy free)

Pear Cranberry and Gingersnap Crumble

Not too long ago, I happened upon this recipe from long time inspirational food blog the Smitten Kitchen.  It looked way too delish to pass up simply because of the butter and refined white sugar, so I  tweaked it easily enough without compromising on flavor and texture!!  The result was amazingly yummy, a crowd pleaser…holiday or everyday!  Browsing the shelves of our local natural foods store, I found … Read More

Ten Peach Pies in the Freezer…it’s easier than you think!

Peach Pie

Have you ever noticed what you reach for when you’re SO hungry you can’t think about anything else? Like when you don’t eat breakfast so by 10 a.m. that gooey donut at the office is impossible to resist. Or, in an effort to lose weight, you eat a salad at lunch but by the time 4 o’clock rolls around you’re … Read More

Refreshing Summer Treats: Watermelon Mint Popsicles and Ruby Crush


We sadly sent our kids and grandkids back to P-town today, after a sweet week-long visit. We enjoyed lots of great meals from the garden and Wesley loved cooking and eating outside while scanning the landscape for wild animals. Tatem was busy entertaining us with delightful squeals and smiles. In between meal times, there was water play, pool splashing, tractor … Read More