Archives for May 2015

9 Delicious Lemon Recipes

From the zest to the juice, lemons are used in cooking, baking, and beverages. They add their own bright flavor to foods, but they also help to bring out the flavor of other ingredients. Lemons should be stored in the refrigerator, but keep in mind that a lemon at room temperature will yield more juice than one that is cold. These 9 delicious lemon recipes might inspire you to try the fruit in … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding

While my family doesn't suffer from food allergies, many of my friends do. Since we have people over frequently I try to find recipes that everyone can enjoy regardless of their dietary restrictions. One easy way to allow your dairy free friends to enjoy delicious desserts is to swap your regular milk with Silk Soymilk. Silk Soymilk has 8 grams of protein and no cholesterol. I've been replacing … [Read more...]

Raspberry Streusel Muffins – Gluten Free

By contributing writer Tessa A perfect muffin to greet mom with on Mother's Day morning, these Gluten-Free Raspberry Streusel Muffins were an instant hit with my kiddos.  They ate up the whole batch before I was able to snap a picture! While I chose raspberries, any berry will work well in this muffin. Choose Mom's favorite. PrintRaspberry Streusel Muffins - Gluten FreeAuthor tessaYield 12 … [Read more...]

Star Wars Cake

I am forever indebted to Chef Max and Fish Mama for this cake. After discussing my sliding castle cake last week on Twitter, Chef Max gave me two excellent cake decorating tips, straws and cold. Apparently people who decorate cakes more often than the 7 times a year (like me) use straws to keep gravity from wrecking their cakes, who knew? I found the idea for this Star Wars cake in Fish … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Are you looking for a tried and true Mexican recipe to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this week? Well, maybe you aren't celebrating Cinco de Mayo, but Mexican recipes are always a crowd pleaser, usually inexpensive, and can be prepared ahead of time. Here's another tidbit for you. Beans and meat are awesome freezer foods! It is so nice to pull out a tray of homemade burritos from the freezer … [Read more...]