Archive for July, 2012


It was just one of those average days roaming the aisles of Whole Foods trying to escape the blistering Texas heat. Unfortunately, the problem with going to Whole Foods with Mia is that the crazy switch that I have yet to find an off switch for flips on and she literally acts like a kid in a candy store. Usually it’s just  a verbal assault of, “ASPARAGUS! HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ASPARAGUS BEFORE? OH MY GOODNESS, STRAWBERRIES! HAVE YOU EVER SEEN STRAWBERRIES BEFORE? AHHH! PEACHES?! HAVE YOU EVER SEEN PEACHES BEFORE?!” Yes, Mia. I’ve seen them. I’m looking at them right


Cherry Yogurt Popsicles

17 | July 19, 2012

One of my favorite things about summer is making popsicles and granitas with my daughter. Creating our own gorgeous versions is much more fun and ten times more delicious than unwrapping a store bought neon dyed one. Here’s an extremely simple recipe for Mia’s favorite popsicle, Cherry Yogurt Popsicles. Made with real fruit and not concentrated sweetened juice, these sweet and fresh popsicles are not only delicious but good for you. Cherry Yogurt Popsicles makes 10 3oz popsicles 16 oz weight (1 bag) frozen cherries, defrosted* 1 cup plain yogurt** I used White Mountain Bulgarian Yogurt 2 Tablespoons pure honey


I love peas and so does my daughter. “Pea” was her first word matter of fact. Unfortunately, her father pretends to be deathly allergic to them and runs straight out the door faster than green grass through a goose. That’s why when he leaves town it’s the first thing I cook. Peas and Prosciutto is what Mia calls her special “peas” because I don’t make them this way all of the time. I do have a waist line to sometimes flicker a thought at. Brightly sweet and savory this Peas and Prosciutto side dish is a long time family (meaning

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What a month it has been! I didn’t think moving to a different city would be so exhausting and would take this long to return to normal. Although, I’m not really sure how normal one can really be if they wear sock monkey slippers and cowboy boots on a daily basis. As far as I am concerned I am never moving again. Thanks for your patience and support! As always, y’all are amazing. I am glad to be back in the kitchen and back on the blog again. And what a way to kick it off with my favorite summer