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cherry vanilla fruit leather

Cherry Vanilla Fruit Leather

8 | March 11, 2014

Sweet chewy fruit leather was one of my favorite and most desired treats as a kid. Not the dyed “roll-up” kind either but the thick natural ones that you would by at the health food store back in the day. Maybe that’s why I make them on a constant basis. It takes lots of hands-off hours but it’s incredibly easy and worth it. My daughter also loves fruit leather and it’s a great snack for when she has a sweet tooth or to throw in her lunch box. You can score big parent points here. The best part about making

No-Bake Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars

My girl is a serious chocolate addict…but who isn’t, right? At 5-years-old she can tell the difference between milk chocolate and dark and devours dark if given the choice. She’s a smart girl but of course, I’m biased. Not only is she the smartest girl in the universe but she’s a toothpick and eats every hour. I would say this is unfair but it’s a condition of being a micro-premie, so I really shouldn’t say I’m jealous but I kind of am. Keeping her fed on a minute by minute schedule is pretty fun because she loves to be in


When I arrived home from a fantastic trip to San Francisco there was a brand new B0n Appétit sitting ever so patently in the mailbox. The unpacking would have to wait. Magazine reading always comes first, right? Ever since we left the airport I have been racking my brain to come up with new recipes based on the fresh seasonal foods I had on the west coast. With rhubarb season starting I was baffled about how to even attempt to use this fruit, vegetable, plant…uh, what is this red stalk thingy anyway? (upon further research I found it’s an ornamental