Edible Gifts

Edible Gift: Apple Roasting Kit (Free PDF)

Edible Gift: Apple Roasting Kit (Free PDF)

I just love this edible gift. Have you ever roasted apples before? Did you even know you could? When you do, once it gets sizzling hot, the skin blisters, chars, and peels right off. Underneath is a delightfully steaming, soft, and tender apple. You can eat […]

Cinnamon Sugar Recipe (Edible Gift!)

Cinnamon Sugar Recipe (Edible Gift!)

This one almost seems silly to post. I feel like everyone knows how to make cinnamon sugar. BUT, I realize that if you’re not super confident in the kitchen (or just aren’t okay with experimenting and tons of failures, trust me, I do!), you might […]

Homemade Pumpkin Fudge Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Fudge Recipe

Every year, around the last week of October, I seem to come down with something. It started about seven years ago, when I first moved from Hawaii to Washington, where the seasons actually change throughout the year. The first few years the malady was gradual, […]

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

It’s that time again. The time of year I always seem to get the blues. For a Hawaii girl, more than a week of grey skies and rain hits hard. I’m not complaining. After all, we choose to stay in the Pacific Northwest, kind of […]

Rosemary Sage Seasoning Salt Recipe

Rosemary Sage Seasoning Salt Recipe

During the winter, I have three herbs in my garden that are hearty enough to survive. The lavender tends to be something I prefer to use in the summer for baking or in lemonade. But the rosemary and sage are amazing for fall, winter, and […]

Dairy Free Double Coconut Cookies Recipe

Dairy Free Double Coconut Cookies Recipe

“Are there any foods Diana needs to worry about not eating while breastfeeding?” I had brought my wonderful mother-in-law to the midwife appointment the day after Corban’s birth, knowing that Eric and I were too tired to be able to think clearly. I had encouraged […]

Rosemary Olive Oil (Great Hostess Gift Under $10!)

Rosemary Olive Oil (Great Hostess Gift Under $10!)

Thanksgiving has zoomed past, and Christmas has been quickly approaching.  But in the Johnson household, this is the season of baby.  In the midst of nursery painting, furniture gathering (and painting), clothes and toy washing, birthing classes, midwife appointments and LOTS of warm baths (the […]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

By popular demand, today’s recipe is for whole wheat pumpkin muffins, my new favorite breakfast!  Don’t worry, those of you who voted for the pumpkin latte will get your wish soon. I’m in love with these muffins, they’re good for me and they’re SO satisfying.  […]