Spritz Cookies

One of my favorite recipes that I got from my husband’s family are Spritz cookies. One Christmas he bought me the cookie press to make them. Since then I’ve been making them for Christmas treat. They are pretty cool and lots of fun. One of the best things about them is that you can make …


Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

It didn’t seem fair that I was making all sorts of holiday goodies and my husband couldn’t enjoy any of them. So I decided I’d make a batch of diabetic friendly Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies for him. What make these friendly for him?

They use whole wheat flour, oatmeal, and flax seed
Baking Splenda
Sugar free Chocolate chips

Oatmeal …


Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

I’m a big fan of chocolate. So I’m always looking for tasty new recipes that involve chocolate. I often make a double-chocolate cookie recipe. However, I wanted to try something new. Chocolate and hazelnuts are super tasty together so I decide that I wanted to make a riff on an existing recipe which would add …


Turnip Trials

We’re back to the time of the year when a significant portion of my CSA box is greens and root vegetables. This week I got beet, mustard and turnip greens as well as beets and turnips. I love beet greens sauteed and I’ve used mustard greens in the past and have some ideas about what …


Frozen Fruit and Chocolate Treats

Summer here in Houston can be evil, particularly when the thermometer crests triple digits like it did for much of July. The A/C keeps things relatively pleasant but after working in the garden or going for a run, one just craves a summer frozen treat. The problem is that the treats at the store which …