My Baby Girl is 5 and a Cookbook Club Update

Today my baby girl turns 5 years old. I know it's cliche but seriously, where did the time go. I love seeing the beautiful, thoughtful and funny girl she's become but I also get emotional when I think about how quickly she is growing up. Parker and I surprised her at school this morning for [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:36:49+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Food|0 Comments

Healing Food Series: Salmon

We're kicking off April by continuing with my series on foods that can heal the body.  This month we're focusing on Salmon and all its wonderful goodness. Salmon is a fatty fish loaded with nutrients. It's incredibly delicious, widely available, and versatile as you will see from the round up of recipes below. As I've [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:36:50+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Food|1 Comment

BBQ Roasted Chickpeas

Today we're talking about incredibly delicious and  highly addicting BBQ roasted chickpeas. I love the taste of chickpeas (also known as Garbanzo beans) plain as they are so imagine my excitement when I first tried them spiced with BBQ seasoning and roasted. SO MUCH FLAVORFUL GOODNESS. The secret to getting chickpeas crispy is to dry [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:36:50+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Dairy & Soy Free Snack, Food, Snacks|1 Comment

Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

This recipe was originally posted back in 2012 but I'm bringing it back with a much needed update for this months Recipe Redux. Easter is April 1. Passover begins March 30.  Whether or not you are celebrating either holiday, show us your favorite family recipes for springtime celebrations. Despite what the weather is telling us, [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:36:50+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Dairy & Soy Free Sides, Food, Sides|6 Comments

Socca (Chickpea Flatbread)

Socca, also know as farinata, is a thin, unleavened pancake or crêpe, made of chickpea flour. Traditionally it's cooked in a wood oven then cut and served hot or warm but as you will see here a simple skillet and hot oven will also do the trick. This recipe is completely foolproof and could not [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:36:50+00:00 March 20th, 2018|breads/muffins, Dairy & Soy Free Bread/Muffin, Food|2 Comments