Archive of ‘Fruits and Veggies’ category

Fruit Crisp for Every Season!

Posted on July 28, 2017

How do I love thee, fruit crisp? Let me count the ways: warm from the oven, drizzled with citrus glaze or cream, dolloped with whipped cream, over ice cream, oatmeal, pancakes or yogurt, for dessert or breakfast (yes, breakfast!).  In case you couldn’t tell, fruit crisps are one of my favorite dishes to bake and […]

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Five-Spice Stir-Fried Soba Noodles

Posted on July 15, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of the word “vegan”?  If you’re like me, your first thoughts don’t immediately go to words like “tasty”, innovative”, or “satisfying”.  As a little girl in the 70’s I remember going to a few vegan restaurants with my mom and her friends…let’s just say I wasn’t anxious to […]

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Tropical Zucchini Bread

Posted on February 27, 2017

Y’all know that I have quite a fondness for sweets and baked goods ~ my belief that “diet” equals lifestyle means that balance and moderation are the keys that allow me to enjoy both.  I’m definitely open to using ingredients that will make my favorite treats healthier, as long as I don’t feel that the […]

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Cozy Campfire Crisp

Posted on February 22, 2017

Disclaimer: Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles provided the Trefoil Cookies and Melissa’s Produce provided the produce and nuts for the recipe in this post.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions expressed are mine. I’m not sure how I wound up in a camping mindset when creating my Girl […]

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Dinner in a Pumpkin – The Sequel

Posted on October 1, 2016

Disclaimer: I was compensated by DMI Agency for key ingredients in this recipe and for writing the printed column, The Recipe Box, in Direct Magazine’s October issue.  All opinions are my own. Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! (Humbert […]

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