Gooey Peanut Butter Bars… an almost guilt-free treat!

I’ve been trying to behave, eat healthy and tame my sweet tooth, but I had a craving for chocolate and peanut butter so it was time to whip up a batch of these Gooey Peanut Butter bars. With a relatively small amount of sugar and no grain flour, these come at about 17 grams ofContinue reading “Gooey Peanut Butter Bars… an almost guilt-free treat!”

Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #2 – Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

I often start the week off by making a batch of healthy grains and a big salad to make weekday lunches easy and healthy.  (I’ve definitely learned that if I have to make last minute lunch choices on the go, they often are not very healthy). This week, I’m reaching for my Fig Balsamic VinegarContinue reading “Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #2 – Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette”

Easy Entertaining… Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart

Easy and elegant… go to our Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart for a quick appetizer or addition to your brunch menu. Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart 1 Pie/Pastry Crust Dough (use our recipe below or grab on from the grocery store refrigerator section) ½ Jar of Terrapin Ridge FarmsContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart”

Time Saving Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins (Gluten-free too!)

I had a craving for coffee cake this morning, but didn’t have enough time to prepare it and bake it for the 50 minutes that it needed to properly cook. With a few adjustments, I reworked my recipe to create individuals sized coffee cakes using my muffin tin which shaved 30 minutes off the bakingContinue reading “Time Saving Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins (Gluten-free too!)”

Our Favorite Things… Vegetable Spiralizer

Perfect kitchen tool for any veggie lover. Make healthy summer-time eating is a snap with a vegetable spiralizer from a la Maison! Healthy veggies noodles, or even veggie rice, will be right at your fingertips and can replace wheat or grain based pastas in many recipes. Well eaten raw or cooked, veggie noodles are nutrientContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Vegetable Spiralizer”

Eating Healthfully… Gluten Free Cutout Sugar Cookies with Butter Cream Frosting

In my opinion, there is no better way to start the day on Christmas Eve (or any day the week before Christmas), than with a cup of tea and a Christmas Cookie… one of my personal favorites the classic cutout sugar cookie. However, if you are unable to eat wheat – the selection of goodContinue reading “Eating Healthfully… Gluten Free Cutout Sugar Cookies with Butter Cream Frosting”