Strawberry Scones

I didn’t really care too much for scones up until a few years ago when I tried this recipe. I find that scones are often dry and bland. Over the past few years, I’ve...

Mexican Black Beans

  Good side dishes can really make a meal. They add unique flavors and enhance a main dish. Today, I’m sharing this Mexican black bean recipe because it is one of my favorite side...

S’mores Bars

S’mores remind me of long summer nights. They remind me of camping. And they remind me of time spent outdoors. All of these things I am looking forward to now that summer is approaching....

Baked Oatmeal with Fruit

I eat a lot of oatmeal. In fact, during the week I frequently eat oatmeal for lunch because  it’s quick, easy and can be modified by adding some fruit, peanut butter or maple syrup....

Avocado Tartines

When avocados are in season, I eat them almost everyday. I slice them up and add them to a salad, or make fresh guacamole. I don’t think I will ever get tired of eating...

Chocolate Glazed Donuts

  To be honest, I am not a huge fan of donuts. To me, they are too heavy, too sweet and not worth the calories. I’d rather eat a berry salad or my favorite coffeecake muffins....

Triple Berry Salad

Last weekend I didn’t want anything else but fresh blackberries. Its not quite blackberry season here in Florida, but I had a craving for some and wanted to make a fresh fruit salad.   I...

Spring Blooms in Florida

 Japanese Magnolia When I lived up north, by April we would just about be starting to thaw out from the cold, snowy winter weather. In Florida, we’ve been in warmer weather mode now for...

Mango Sorbet

Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes seasonal summer fruit. While I like winter citrus, I really look forward to spring and summer seasonal fruit. Berries, mangoes and watermelon are my favorite...