Category Archives: Food

Tropical banana cinnamon rolls

I’ve been away from the blogging world for a while.  Life has been a little crazy lately.  I went part-time in October, starting working part-time at my gym in November, put in a ton of hours in November working (not … Continue reading

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Tomato and Olive Tart

First, a confession: these are perhaps the laziest food photos I’ve taken yet.  Why?  Because I’m busy…but mostly because tonight, I’m just downright lazy.  It’s snowy and cold, and I’d rather be sitting by the fire than staging food. I … Continue reading

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Marathon cupcake decorating–wetland style

My co-worker sent me an email a couple of weeks ago asking if I would help her decorate some cupcakes for an upcoming wetland meeting.  “Sure,” I said.  “I love decorating cupcakes!”  So I turned to the trusty Google and searched … Continue reading

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Tomato and arugula pesto focaccia

Yesterday at 4pm I had a panic attack–What was I going to make for dinner?!  Then I had an idea that I knew I could throw together quickly: focaccia.  I ran into the kitchen, pulled out my breadmaker, and threw … Continue reading

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Frozen Greek Yogurt Smoothie

This weekend Hubby, Stepdaughter #2, and I made smoothies with some frozen Greek yogurt and they were DELISH.  Frozen Greek yogurt is a relatively new discovery for me–I think I discovered it while aimlessly wandering the ice cream isle at … Continue reading

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Parsnip muffins

If you have any parsnips lying around in your kitchen, then here is a delicious parsnip muffin recipe to make use of them!  If you don’t have any parsnips, go find one.  Or a dozen.  And Make. These. Muffins.  And … Continue reading

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Jalapeno popper cornbread muffins

This recipe is a winner.  I have witnesses.  And it’s pretty darn easy to make, too, so that’s an added bonus.  AND they’re beautiful.  I got this idea after I made some roasted jalapeno poppers with a boatload of jalapeno … Continue reading

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Into the woods I go

Tomorrow morning a girlfriend and I are heading into the wilderness for a quick 3-day backpacking trip.  Every single camping trip I had planned this summer got thwarted for one reason or another, so dammit, this one’s going to happen!  … Continue reading

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Late summer blahs

Maybe it’s all the wildfire smoke that has settled into the valley for a couple of weeks now that has me feeling blah.  I haven’t seen the mountains for days.  The smoke is now so thick that I can barely … Continue reading

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Zucchini tater tots

Just make these.  That’s really all I’m going to say.  I thought they would be a real pain in the ass to make because you have to shape each tot, but they come together so easily, it goes really fast.  … Continue reading

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