I haven’t met a banana bread I didn’t like and this one is no different. We’ve had a ton. Actually, several tons of carrots this summer so I had find something to do with all these carrots. Carrots actually help to boost the immune system along with a slew of other great benefits. This Banana Carrot Bread is delicious and packed with tons of vitamins and minerals. Yup, delicious and nutritious. Continue reading “Banana Carrot Bread”
Hubby was the first to introduce me to sweet and savory salads. Let me tell you, for someone who is such a meat and potatoes guy, he’s a salad genius. Of course, now I realize this was probably my first introduction to sweet and savory as an adult. I really like this Watermelon Feta Salad because it’s light and filling. It’s the perfect compliment of sweet and salty. Continue reading “Watermelon Feta Salad”
I’ve been on a mission to make the most out of my Instant Pot. Now that it’s wonderful steam isn’t needed to make baby food so it can be used for other wonderful things. Like dessert. I’ve been dying for a good Key Lime pie and this Instant Pot Key Lime Pie is it. Continue reading “Instant Pot Key Lime Pie”
Those of you that have been following me know that our pediatrician suggested we give the babies peanut butter three times a week. You also know that I’ve been determined to make the delivery of said peanut butter as mess free as possible. So on today’s peanut butter adventures, I give you Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies. Continue reading “Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies”
We recently took the babies to their 1 year check up. Among other things, the doctor told us to give them peanut butter 3 times a week. I needed a way to do this without all of the mess. So I used the idea behind the carrot coconut bites to make a chocolate chip peanut butter bites recipe. Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bites”
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Before it’s over I want to share another Filipino dish I love, Filipino Cassava Cake. I remember first having this dish at a Filipino Heritage Celebration at school. There was a beautiful candle dance and lots of food. That’s the day I fell in love with Filipino Cassava Cake. Continue reading “Filipino Cassava Cake”
As the babies eat more and more solid food I’ve been looking for recipes that are healthy, high in protein and good fats. But I needed something that was quick and not stressful. These No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites are the perfect snack for these growing boys. Continue reading “No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites”
Mother’s Day can get pretty hectic and this year we are juggling Mother’s Day as well as several birthdays. Of course, that’s not going to stop us from making this day as special as we can for our mothers. These 5 Tips for Mother’s Day Brunch should help it go off without a hitch. Continue reading “5 Tips for Mother’s Day Brunch”
Blintzes are a decadent sweet European dessert filled with a delicious sweet cheese mixture or fruit. It’s extremely rich and delicious and even though it’s decadent it isn’t hard to make. This cheese blintz with raspberry sauce is the perfect Easter dessert. Actually, it’s the perfect anytime dessert.
If you follow the blog you know that I am an advocate of using what I already have in the house. The other day I was looking for something sweet and I realized I had some frozen apricots left over from our Moroccan family dinner. Couscous can be served as either a savory or sweet dish. I’ve already made a savory dish so I decided it was time to try sweet. Presenting, my apricot raisin couscous cake.