Posts Categorized: Recipes

The Lemon Cake We Make for Easter

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(From 2019) Each year the girls and I make a lemon cake for the family’s Easter Sunday dinner. This Easter will find us in Miami and we may or may not be able to convince the girls to leave the beach for a hot kitchen, and I may not be able to convince myself! But… Read more »

The New Year Detox

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Happy New Year to you all. I bet that many of you are starting of the year eating healthy, cutting down on the alcohol and staying on target with an exercise plan while trying to ward off those evil germs. It is plenty to juggle and hard to stay on track. This week I am… Read more »

Save the Roses-DIY Rose Bath Salts

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  DIY Rose Bath Salts This easy recipe is the perfect antidote to a stressful day – the salts help balance your PH levels and draw out toxins.  Epsom salts are a great source of magnesium – of which many people are deficient – this mineral reduces inflammation, supports healthy circulation and even aids peaceful… Read more »

Vegan, Vegetarian, Omnivore

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Our table routinely sits at least 1 vegetarian and most of us shy away from meat most of the time. I get really excited about resources that I can use to keep the meals simple and interesting. With summer coming along I am especially looking for quick, easy salads. I am currently loving Vegan, Vegetarian,… Read more »

Hibiscus Cocktails for Summer

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Hibiscus Cocktails Dried hibiscus flowers are used in a number of Latin American countries to brew teas or to create a cold drink called Agua de Jamaica. Hibiscus sabdariffa (commonly known as Roselle) is known to not only make a great tea, but also lower blood pressure. The dried hibiscus blossoms can be a good base for curry, and… Read more »

Going With The Grain

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  Even though I am a fan of a Sunday roast dinner, our family’s go-to dinner is usually plant-based and features whole grains and legumes. A vegetarian diet can sound a bit dull but the addition of new grains – actually older strains like quinoa and farro, add interesting flavors and textures to our meals. Grains… Read more »