Monthly Archive for October, 2015

Halloween DIY – Play with Your Food

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Typically I L-O-V-E to decorate the house for Halloween. All of the silly decorations and fun ‘spooky’ lighting add extra excitement to the holiday vibe. In our house we all have our favorite decorations. I love Continue reading ‘Halloween DIY – Play with Your Food’

Watermelon Refresher & A Dose of Reality

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I have breast cancer.

Those four words you never hope to say. I was going to blog about taking a forest bath, but that will be another day, today it seems less important. I realize a food blog hardly seems like the place to make this sort of announcement to some, to others they will fully understand that this is exactly what a blog is about. It is about relevance and transparency. It is a window into my world. So here it is. Continue reading ‘Watermelon Refresher & A Dose of Reality’

Nut & Grain ‘Life Changing’ Bread

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.— Joseph Campbell

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It’s all part of the journey. That’s what I remind myself- the good, the bad, the frustrating, the happy moments- it is all part of the journey. Life has an odd way of taking you out of the every day autopilot trance and pushing you into those – oh too real moments. Moments when you notice every vein on your hand, feel the sun’s shadow cross your face and hear a whisper of the wind as it catches your eyelashes. You know, you really just know, that you are alive.

This week, I am alive. Every vein, every breeze, every scent that crosses my path goes noticed. Continue reading ‘Nut & Grain ‘Life Changing’ Bread’

Raw Double Chocolate Nut Carmel Mousse Slice

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There is no denying the beast within. The Bowl Licker chocolate fest continues. There is not much that needs to be said about this raw chocolate slice. It fits all of my new passions- raw, vegan, chocolate, nutty, refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free and totally satisfying. The challenge is trying to keep it from disappearing. Continue reading ‘Raw Double Chocolate Nut Carmel Mousse Slice’