kill winter

A bad case

Dear Winter, I am ready to break up with you.  Enough! Spring fever.  Cabin fever.  Winter blues.  Get me the heck out of here! I am sitting with an electric heater next to my legs to ward off the 54 degree air blowing in from the living room since the propane heater decided to quit…

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Make hot chocolate with Chaga Tea

Just when you thought the health benefits of Chaga Tea or Raw Hot Chocolate couldn’t get any better – combine the two!  I had a pot of Chaga Tea simmering on the stove when I just happened to see a Valentine’s Day hot chocolate video by David Wolfe.  I didn’t have all the ingredients but…

My original peanut butter banana bread served on a screen printed plate I made in clay class.  Cooking and art are two ways I enjoy expressing my creativity.

Play with your food!

The best part about having a gazillion food sensitivities is that if forces you to play with your food. When almost every recipe you encounter contains at least one ingredient that you can’t eat, recipes become jumping off points rather than road maps. With a blizzard raging outside all day, this was the perfect day…

Will it be epic?

Text messages from the weather service warn of a blizzard starting tonight and going through the day tomorrow.  They are forecasting 18-24″ of white stuff for our location & strong winds but 24″+ a bit south of us toward the coast.  For now it is calm, and the chickadees scolded me while I stood too…