April 30, 2012 Thumbnail image for Date-Sweetened Almond Butter Cookies

Date-Sweetened Almond Butter Cookies

I have recently been trying to cut down on my intake of sweets. I have been off refined sugar for a while (except for the occasional treat), but I do still enjoy maple syrup, coconut sugar, and some other natural sweeteners here and there. My acupuncturist mentioned the other day that it seemed I had […]

April 10, 2012 Thumbnail image for Country Cornmeal Pancakes

Country Cornmeal Pancakes

Anyone else like a good cornbread?  If it’s done right, it is lightly crisp on the outside, and warm and moist on the inside.  One of my favorite restaurants that I used to frequent in Austin, Z Tejas, was famous for their cornbread.  Made to order, they served it in a cast iron skillet with […]

December 21, 2011 Thumbnail image for Banana Buckwheat Muffins

Banana Buckwheat Muffins

This week has been very busy in preparation for the holidays. I am just wrapping a few things up before I head home to Texas to be with my family. I wanted to share this recipe because you may want to whip up a batch of these for your family on a morning where time […]

November 23, 2011 Thumbnail image for Roasted Stuffed Peppers with Goat Cheese

Roasted Stuffed Peppers with Goat Cheese

I was at the market last week and found these beautiful peppers. The woman attending the stand said they would be wonderful for stuffing. Thus, I picked some up and figured I would create a delicious recipe to compliment these colorful peppers. These stuffed peppers are little pockets of flavorful, meaty goodness, guaranteed to tantalize […]

July 25, 2011 Thumbnail image for Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas with Tomato Coconut Curry Sauce

Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas with Tomato Coconut Curry Sauce

I made these flavorful and colorful enchiladas tonight and I would like to share the recipe with you! A few weeks ago, my parents had a similar dish on our road trip back from Yosemite after our family reunion. I ordered a different dish at lunch, and when I tasted my mom’s plate, I instantly […]

November 22, 2010 Thumbnail image for A Healthy Thanksgiving Feast

A Healthy Thanksgiving Feast

The holidays are rapidly approaching. The air is cool and crisp, Tahoe got lots of fresh snow in the last couple of days, and Christmas decorations are going up all over town. I love this time of year! My parents decided to come and visit me this year for Thanksgiving (yay!), and I will be […]