High-Protein Snack (or Breakfast) Orbs

Our featured ingredient this month is something I use almost daily in my kitchen. This ingredient is versatile for cooking, baking, bath and body applications, and has some impressive nutritional and medicinal characteristics. It is a solid at some temperatures, and a liquid at others. And it smells like the tropics. What could it be? […]

Apple Pumpkin Crumble Bars (ACD Friendly)

[photo: Celine Saki] During a conversation about something entirely unrelated yesterday, the HH uttered that well-known truism:  “There are only two things you can really count on:  death, and taxes.” Well, I have to tell you (and I said this to the HH, too, of course), that hasn’t quite been my experience.  For instance, I’ve found […]

Déjà Vu Blondies

Look!  It’s Ricki at the Vegetarian Food Fair again! Nope, I didn’t take a spin in the Time Tunnel.  Nope, I don’t have a twin sister who demonstrated a recipe at another Veg Food Fair this weekend. Nope, I haven’t figured out how to implement Einstein’s theory of relativity and traveled back in time.  And nope, […]

Shock and Ossify: Raw Fig and Cherry Bars

 [Yep, another raw bar. . . and so soon!  But there’s a good reason. . . ] Well, it’s finally happened:  after years of needless anxiety before every annual medical check-up (only to be told each time that nothing’s wrong). . . this time, something was wrong.  And I must admit, I’m shocked. When I saw […]

Frosted Banana-Oat Bars

Last evening I logged on to my blog and was gobsmacked to discover that my post had been listed on the Best of Holidailies!  You cannot imagine how thrilled this neophyte blogger was at the news (made the H.H. read the whole thing–he liked the pic of Elsie’s paw especially) and also how surprised.  So thank you, panel of Holidailies readers, and […]