Posts made in April, 2014

Wheat-Free Almond Biscotti Recipe

Wheat-Free Almond Biscotti Recipe

I love eating biscotti first thing in the morning with a cup of coffee. My body insists I eat something either before, or with my coffee, so this is a great way to start the morning. It eliminates my need to make anything when I first wake up, and allows for a little relaxation before I am beckoned by my little ones, who’s needs and demands begin the moment they get out of bed. I feel it sets the tone for the day. I always wish I had made larger batches so that I can freeze some for later, but between my husband and I, they just get gobbled up too fast! There simply...

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Homemade Stove-top Popcorn Recipe

Homemade Stove-top Popcorn Recipe

  We always have fun making home-made popcorn on the stove. It only takes about 5 minutes to do, and something about it always gets my kids so excited. Between the popping sounds while it gets hot on the stove-top, my way of tossing (throwing?) the popped popcorn in our big mixing bowl to mix in the seasonings, and the kids always trying to catch the ones that fly out into the air….it is just one of those simple pleasures that I know my kids love. Without fail, every time I make it, my son Gavin says,”You know what goes good with popcorn, mom? A movie! We...

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Spicy Thai Coconut Basil Chicken Curry Recipe

Spicy Thai Coconut Basil Chicken Curry Recipe

  I used to work at an Indian restaurant long ago while living in Hollywood, CA. Their curry was famous for its flavor and health benefits, and it was no surprise that they had many celebrities as loyal customers. The food was literally addicting. I will always have a strong appreciation for that experience since it really sparked my interest in the medicinal properties of food, particularly herbs and spices. The Chef was an Herbalist and an MD, and he would often create custom curry combinations based on the needs of that particular person. It was so interesting to...

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