Tag: spring

Daffodil Cake Pops Tutorial

Daffodil Cake Pops Tutorial

Spring has sprung, and I have a new variety of daffodil in my garden. You won’t find bulbs for these in any store, because they’re cake pops! I won’t claim cake pops are healthy, except that I like how they’re only two or three bites […]

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Every time I cook with asparagus, I fret over those woody ends that I’ve always been taught are good for nothing but the compost pile.  While I can add them to my freezer bag of vegetable scraps to make stock, I felt like there had […]

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Half way through winter I start itching for fresh produce.  I’m grew up in Hawaii where so much fresh produce is available year round because of the mild weather.  While we love our root vegetables and kale chips, I start craving the things I see […]

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lemonade is a drink with endless possibilities.  After the great success of my strawberry lemonade, I’ve been daydreaming about different medleys like blueberries, or cherries, or even pineapple.  Unfortunately I don’t have any of those growing in my own backyard but I do have plenty […]

White Bean and Tomato Salad Recipe

White Bean and Tomato Salad Recipe

The pilot series of the Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Program has been completed!  One purpose of the classes was to provide recipes using ingredients that are commonly turned down at the Food Bank because people don’t know how to use them.  The first […]

Involtini: An Easy Party Appetizer Recipe

Involtini: An Easy Party Appetizer Recipe

I saw these feta prosciutto rolls on David Lebovitz’s site a little over a month ago and was smitten.  I’m always on the lookout for feta recipes, in fact I buy feta in bulk because I just can’t get enough of it!  I’ve made these […]

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

“I think we should grill today,” Eric said, looking outside at the robin’s egg sky with fluffy marshmallow clouds.  I wasn’t sure I trusted that sky because over the past week it was filled with a beautiful sun that was deceptively cold then would shock […]

Strawberry Shortcake for Only 30 cents!

Strawberry Shortcake for Only 30 cents!

Another strawberry dessert!  I was needing to use up my strawberries and thinking about what I’d make with them when I walked into our local grocery store and saw angel food cake bars for $1.  I looked at the list of ingredients and was surprised […]