Summer Vegetable Quesadillas

It’s great to have friends who garden and share their bounty. But as any gardener knows, you usually end up with so many veggies at once, you need to find quick and easy farm to table recipes or risk losing them. These summer quesadillas can be made on the stove or outside on your grill

Lemon Meringue Pie

  It’s hard to believe that this elegant, tasty, and easy to make pie uses ingredients that you probably have on-hand in your kitchen. From the looks of it, you would certainly think that it has loads of butter or milk in the recipe. Quite to the contrary, the lemon curd doesn’t need milk at…… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie

Paczki (poonch-kee) / Filled doughnuts

This delectable dessert is usually eaten before the beginning of Lent. This year, I wanted to celebrate my Dad this Father’s Day by making traditional Polish doughnuts in honor of his Polish heritage.      

Happy Earth Day Cake

  ∼ I finally have time to organize files and photos that were taken over the years. Our beautiful Earth is amazing, fascinating and enchanting. Presently, these photos will have to serve as an inspiring reminder of how fragile our planet and its inhabitants are. Although we are unable to travel and are distanced from

Make your own Crunchy Italian Bread using only flour, water, yeast and salt

We are all getting back to basics in the kitchen, and bread making is now a priority. With a few pantry staples, you can make your own delicious Italian bread at home. This recipe yields 4 baguettes or 2 loaves of bread, and uses metric measurements since it is European. Bring the “Panetteria” to you

Basil Leaf Pesto

Using fresh, organic basil, this homemade pesto is an immunity booster just when we all can use one. Making a small batch of pesto with a pestle and mortar results in a fresher batch. This ancient method of food preparation creates less oxidation on the leaves than a food processor resulting in a pesto that’s

Vegan Coconut Cookies

This recipe makes the ultimate coconut cookie with fresh organic ingredients in every bite. Just like macaroons, they are brimming with fresh organic coconut flavor, and they are easy enough for even beginner bakers. I made them 2 different ways: Drop cookies, and hand-rolled cookies. The drop cookie was very chewy and more spread out.

Chia seed pudding parfait

A great plant-based replacement for calorie laden dairy pudding is easier than you think. Almond milk and chia seeds are the main ingredients for this unbelievably healthy dessert. This satisfying tapioca style pudding can be served for breakfast or brunch as well.  

Vegan Ginger Cookies made with Freshly Grated Ginger

Most ginger cookie recipes call for powdered ground ginger. I wanted to use fresh ginger in my recipe because fresh is always best when it comes to flavor. I have been wanting to try egg substitutes in my recipes and this time I substituted a flax-seed egg for the real egg. The flegg has half

Quick and Easy Apple Crisp DF/V/GF

Those convenient tote bags of apples are easy to grab, pay and go. Unfortunately, more than once, when you get to the bottom of the bag, that’s when you find the apples that no one would ever buy if they were out on the produce bin. Since you will have to cut off all of