Category Archives: nuts

Gluten-free Granola

A bowl of granola topped with milk or yogurt satisfies all food cravings I might have: sweet, crunchy, carbs . . .  you name it. This granola recipe is chock full of nuts and protein and all things good. It is … Continue reading

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Harvest Time Chocolate Drops

“Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.” Dave Barry It’s Friday. Go ahead and make these. If you start now, you could be … Continue reading

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Bananas Foster

Oops! We devoured it before I took a photo. Serves 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup dark brown sugar 6 Tbsp. rum 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. cinnamon 6 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced lengthwise and then crosswise … Continue reading

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Nuts . . . and Squirreling Things Away

One of the first food blogs I started following way back when was Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen. It has an inexplicable charm, likely because of the balance of her passion for all things food-related and her light-hearted wit. Reading her … Continue reading

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Sweet ‘n Salty Breakfast: Toasted Quinoa on Yogurt

I am officially sick of my daily breakfast. I have the same thing every day: oatmeal with psyllium, walnuts, blueberries, and cinnamon. Cholesterol-lowering perhaps, but it is boring. When I spotted this recipe on food52, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

These are an easy holiday appetizer and they pack a lot of flavour. I use a food processor to mix the indredients, but the trick is not to overmix. They will start to take on a bluish tinge which isn’t … Continue reading

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