Sunday Morning Doughnuts

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Ok, I admit it. I miss doughnuts. I don’t need a whole box, but sometimes a nice fresh doughnut with a cup of tea on a lazy weekend morning is just what I crave. So, when I saw the recipe for gluten-free coconut doughnuts in Aran Goyoaga’s new cook book Small Plates Sweet Treats, I knew I must give it a shot. Continue reading

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Home Made Muesli

love muesli. Since my mother is from Holland, and we were fortunate enough to be able to travel over to Europe to visit family when I was growing up, we got to experience many wonderful cultures. Some of my greatest memories is of the food we ate while we were one these trips. Continue reading

Lemon-Poppy Seed Birthday Muffins

Arthur has a new favorite muffin. When asked what snack he wanted to bring into school to share with his class for his birthday, he shouted, “lemon poppy seed muffins!!!” Ok, then. So we made our new lemon-poppy seed muffins for him to share. Continue reading

Kale and Quinoa Salad

One of my all time favorite salads is from Fat Cat Pie Coover in Norwalk, CT. When we go out and find something yummy, Scott likes to say, “I bet we can make this at home.” Now, most of the time I am sure he could make something very similar. However, I always say something to the like of, “No, because then it wont be special when we have it here.” Right?! Continue reading

Chocolate Dunked Rice Crispy Treats

I am big on dunking things in chocolate. For years, my sister has been making me this AMAZING ginger bunt cake for my birthday. It has a wonderful rich chocolate glaze over the top. We always have extra chocolate left over, so we would dig through the pantry and counter top to cover everything from pretzels, to bananas, to graham crackers, and chips. I have not grown out of this love. So, recently I have been craving a new snack…and these felt like a great idea. And, I made them with brown rice crispies….so they are healthy right?! Continue reading