Strawberry-Mint Cucumber Avocado Salad

As my recent posts confirm, I have eaten way too many desserts lately. I mean, it is bathing suit season, I should probably skip the extra slice of cake :). Lucky for me, when it gets hot outside, I definitely crave salads and fresh fruit. So yesterday when trying to decide what to have for … Continue reading

Summer Treat…Fruit Ice Pops!

While at my parent’s house for a BBQ, my mom pulled out ice pops—My kind of treat! It was perfect for a hot day but one taste and I immediately had to stop eating-the sugary-syrup aftertaste was too much for me. I checked out the ingredients (Corn syrup, dyes etc. etc. etc.) and threw out … Continue reading

Easy Bake… Chocolate Pecan Blender Cake!

I love talking about food and recipes with people.  Because of the blog, more and more friends have shared cooking stories and recipes with me. There are many friends and colleagues whom I had no idea have a cooking background and after talking I come to learn have been in culinary school or are avid … Continue reading