Archive for October, 2011

Besides that Spiced Pumpkin Maple Ice Cream I made last month, I have never had much luck with pumpkin.  I won’t get into the details, but I recall having four failed recipes using pumpkin …  within the last two months …  so sad. But let’s get to the good part (where I finally struck luck with […]


This is not your typical key lime pie . . . this is sweet instead of tart, and healthy instead of unhealthy! You know me.  I like sweet things, not tart things!  I guess that’s why I’ve never liked restaurants’ key lime pies …  along with cranberry juice, lemons, and certain apples.  Sugary sweets bring smiles to faces–smiles that […]


Okay, so I guess these aren’t technically petit fours, but these coconutty bites sure are scrumptious and,  you know, cube-ish like petit fours.  And they’re sweet and rich, also like petit fours. They actually taste like fudge — chewy, coconutty fudge. And they also taste like cookie dough — soft, coconutty cookie dough. This “fudge-meets-cookie-dough” hybrid is […]


I was going to add to the post’s title, “and a ‘Blogiversary,’ ” because it has already been six months since my first post ever  (woohoo!) …  I mean, if a lovey dovey couple can celebrate their two-month anniversary with balloons, a dinner and loads of chocolate, I can celebrate my six month relationship to this blog […]


Okay, I admit it.  I used to drink Muscle Milk.  You know, those ready-to-drink shakes advertising 20 grams of protein, vitamins and minerals? Yeah, they have protein, and yeah, they have some added nutrients, but are they 100% healthy?  No, they are artificially flavored and contain quite a bit of that fake sugar, sucralose.  So, naturally, I made […]


You’ve seen the Peanut Butter and Jelly Uncrustables, now it’s time for the super stuffed, PB Banana version!