Category Archives: Cookies & Desserts

Paint Chicago Red with California Strawberries (& Giveaway!)

Did you know: 1 cup of strawberries contains only 50 calories and 8 grams of sugar? Strawberries are high in potassium (helps control blood pressure and fights stroke) and fiber (helps control weight and relieves constipation)? only 1 cup of strawberries will give you 160% of your daily needed Vitamin C? Bring on a healthy…

Eye Candy: Because It’s Lunchtime & You’re Hungry & I’m mean…

Cat Cora’s Peanutter Cookies

Totally my bad. Poor Cat Cora. She was my April Celebrity Chef of the Month. Yes…I said APRIL. Here it is…halfway through May and I haven’t talked about ANY of her recipes! Due to a much needed blogging “hiatus”, my poor blogs got a little left in the flour dust. I suppose there is no…

Eye Candy: Cake-o-licious

…because it just seems like that kind of day. Enjoy!

Battle of Batter: The Results

**Unfortunately, due to some pictorial difficulties…I am posting my “Throwdown Results” a week and a half late. Shoot me.** Since both Tanya AND Toni-Lynn ended up with no “lava” in their cakes, everyone keeps asking me how mine turned out. Well…I think all I really need to do is *smile and nod*. That’s right baby,…

Paula Deen’s Chocolate Cupcakes

About two months ago, my eleven year old son came to me and said…wait…are you sitting down? “Mom, do you think we could have a cooking class for home school? I really want to learn how to make things.” Holy shit, it was like the pearly gates opened up and a choir of angels started…

Chewy Lemon Sugar Cookies

To help keep our organic foods affordable, we prefer that nothing goes to waste in our kitchen. Leftovers get eaten for lunch the next day, wilted vegetables get turned into soup and soft fruit gets thrown into muffins – no waste please and thank you. A couple of weeks ago, my co-op produce box included…