Studded with little tasty green bits of lemon balm, this cake is made using a combination of thick protein-rich Greek yogurt and neufchatel cheese, with pure honey as the sweetener. Topped with delicious berries and pretty flowers, enjoy this lemon balm cheesecake recipe as a delightful dessert or even a quick, tasty breakfast on a busy summer morning.Read More
Did you know you can infuse herbs in honey? Well, yes you can! And you end up with a little jar of heaven. The herbs kindly give themselves to the honey resulting in a sweet, gentle preparation that not only tastes amazing but has the healing properties of the herbs and honey all contained in a little jar. The perfect present for friends, family, teachers and, of course, for yourself!Read More
Some nights call for a tasty little something with a kick. Something to warm you up and help you feel calm. This yummy rum is full of warming herbs that gently stimulate digestion and circulation. It also has relaxing nervine herbs which help to calm the nervous system and ease you right off to sleep.Read More
In my yard resides a beautiful gnarly grapevine. It grows along my fence and at times threatens to overtake a lovely Italian plum tree I have planted there. Every year perfect full bunches of grapes form all along the vine. In the Autumn they hang heavy, deeply purple and full of seeds. Their flavor is intense and beautiful, almost too much to sit and munch on for longer than a few minutes.Read More
After a long, long drive through the corn fields of Nebraska, we would be greeted at my grandparents’ house with a big hug and a homemade cookie. Each and every time, and I always looked forward to those first few moments. Sweet relief from the extreme boredom of the car, lots of love and something tasty prepared by loving hands. Perhaps I got my love of baking from my grandma and my mom.Read More
Did you know that roses are edible? And, did you know that roses are part of a large family of plants (called the Rosaceae family) comprised of some of our most beloved fruits? Fruits like apples, pears, cherries, strawberries, peaches and even almonds are all part of this amazing and delicious plant family.
Learn about the rose family while making a luscious Summertime fruit salad!Read More
My absolute favorite way to enjoy violets is by making and eating violet honey. The flavor of the flowers and of the honey harmonize together magically. It really is incredibly tasty and makes me think that this must be the perfect fairy food. Violet honey is wonderful on toast, biscuits, in tea or by the spoonful, and it is easy to make.Read More
Coming home to warm, delicious smelling food all ready to eat after a long winter’s day out and about is so comforting. This meal, like many slow cooker meals is healthy and tasty. My whole family felt invigorated and soothed when we ate it this during the frigid nights last week brought in by the arctic front that covered most of the United States. Temperatures below zero call for something hardy! Plus, my favorite thing? It was so easy to make. I just love my slow cooker!Read More
Brussel sprouts are tiny cute little members of the cabbage family and when I was a kid, I hated them! But now I love them and so do my own kids, which I think is pretty cool.
Here is a tasty recipe for making your brussels sprouts and eating them too.Read More
We have the prettiest little Italian plums growing in our backyard. I baked them into this tasty, healthy, gluten-free Olive Oil Cake. This cake is the perfect way to enjoy tart purple plums.Read More