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roasted strawberry parfait

Roasted Strawberry Parfaits

19 | March 26, 2013

Roasting the strawberries in this parfait recipe brings out their natural amazing flavor and creates a luxurious syrup while still maintaining a firm texture. This is a natural snack at it’s best — perfect for young and old alike. These Roasted Strawberry Parfaits were gone in seconds. I had kids and adults with yogurt covered faces and big eyes saying, “more!” Quick, simple, and beyond good. PrintRoasted Strawberry Parfaits Rating: 51 Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients2 cups fresh organic strawberries, quartered 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar 2 cups plain greek yogurt 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup granola mint for garnish,

cilantro cream sauce

cilantro cream sauce

13 | September 12, 2012

Lately, my kitchen (in the new house) has been a disaster area. Like Bruce Willis filming an action movie in my kitchen kind of disaster. If it’s not flooding, something is either exploding, shorting-out, or simply refuses to work. I’m not kidding. The stove shoots fireballs everytime I turn it on. It’s a miracle I have eybrows and my dog still has a tail. In hopes to get Bruce out of the kitchen we bought all new appliances. A new dishwasher, oven, microwave, and a stove (thank the Lord). Unfortunately, things went from bad to worse when the installers came


A story as old as time, when you have over ripened bananas that are starting to draw fruit flies and you are about to show your house to a potential buyer you make banana muffins or in our case banana nut muffins with Greek yogurt that are sinfully moist. I make this muffin recipe with practically any fresh fruit. It is also perfect to make ahead and use the batter as needed (batter will keep for 5 days in the refrigerator) for fresh delicious muffins every morning. Another story that is as old as time is Murphy’s Law. When you

frozen yogurt strawberry fruit pops

As a mom I sometimes find that snack time is more difficult than a meal time. When I could easily just say, “For the love of everything holy, If you’re hungry just grab a snack bar from the pantry!” — in the back of my  mind I still know that even snacks should resemble some nutritional value. Not to say I never grab a bag of Cheddar Goldfish in a hurry because it happens but a fruit and cheese plate on a daily basis can get boring fast. And we all know boring food to a toddler is going to


Have you ever been attacked by a chocolate craving? I mean a full on “must have chocolate or I’m going to run through the streets like a mad zombie person” kind of craving? That was me yesterday after a hectic, yet productive, day complete with an insane workout where I was firmly aware that the medicien ball was out to kill me. I figured after a day like that I need, no I deserve a thick fudgey chocolate brownie. As I gathered my ingredients it was to my horror to find there wasn’t a single egg in the house or