Mocktail Hour

Well, it’s the end of the week & it’s been a long one…  I’m on Day 11 of my Whole30 & that doesn’t allow for a cocktail, so I’m going to have the next best thing….a MOCKTAIL!!  Muddle up some fruit, throw in some sparkling water, & voila!  I even have a lovely bartender on … More Mocktail Hour


2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 53 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2013 in review

Coconut Flour & Witchcraft: Banana Nut Bread/Muffins

I recently purchased 3 cookbooks by Kelly Brozyna of The Spunky Coconut and decided to try out her Boulder Banana Bread Recipe from The Gluten-Free Baking & Desserts Book.  The recipe is also posted on her blog here.  I swear this stuff is held together with witchcraft & love.  I made a double batch if you … More Coconut Flour & Witchcraft: Banana Nut Bread/Muffins

Eggy Avocado Halves

I’ve seen these on Pinterest a bunch & I’m finally trying them.  I started the Whole30 (pretty much Paleo) at the end of last week (hoping to banish my allergies & asthma…it’s only been 5 days & I can already feel a noticeable difference!) & I’m so tired of my mini frittatas (modified to be dairy … More Eggy Avocado Halves

New Favorite Music

Spotted these poppies at work the other day…just so pretty & happy!  Life is going pretty well in SB.  I’ve settled in & am enjoying myself.  I still have not made it to the farmer’s market, despite much peer pressure on the behalf of my work friends, but it’ll eventually happen. I’ve been on a … More New Favorite Music

Basic Curry Sauce

This is an old recipe of my mom’s that she got from someone when we lived in England.  I used to get so excited whenever she’d make it when I was growing up.  It’s just so good (and makes the house/apartment smell amazing), I love to make up huge batches (I usually make a quadruple … More Basic Curry Sauce