Peach Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Peach blueberry chia pudding

The mind is a terrible thing to waste.

And the waist is a terrible thing to mind.

Here is my current situation: I forgot to bring the flat of peaches up to Steamboat with us on our camping trip, thus derailing the Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler I had planned.  Yum, right?  But not so yum when the peaches were left waiting in Pa’s refrigerator in Denver….

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Coconut Berry Muffins

These gorgeous muffins are vegan!

These gorgeous muffins are vegan!

I’m back in the land of berries!!!  Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries… I can’t get enough.  As much as I love mangoes, nothing can compare to all this sweet-tart berry goodness.  Just look at these beauties, doesn’t it make you drool??

So perfectly juicy and delicious!

So perfectly juicy and delicious!

So today we’re gonna have an East-meets-West, “tropics + cool climate = awesome” type of recipe.  It’s the coconut blueberry muffins I presented in one of my cooking classes this past spring, but now with …

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Banana Oat Cookies

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Have you ever prepared for or anticipated something for so long that in the end, nothing can do it justice?

That’s kind of how I feel about this first blog post.

I’ve been planning IT, the BLOG, for an embarrassingly long time. Like 2 years.  Or 3, I can’t remember.  Part of my hold-up was that I know less about computers and on-line stuff than my 13-year-old daughter.  And part of it is that once you put yourself out there, you’re out there… vulnerable!  But then I reminded myselfthat probably only my aunts and 5 other people would actually read my first post, and that made me feel better enough to write it.

I resisted the urge to …

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