Month: October 2011

Halloween Menu- Mexican Style

It’s interesting how certain gatherings become a tradition in families. I love family traditions and always welcome the beginning of a new one. A few years ago we started “celebrating” Halloween at our house. I put celebrating in quotes because really, none of us… Continue Reading “Halloween Menu- Mexican Style”

Breakfast For Dinner

Sometimes, you just need breakfast for dinner. I’m weird like that. I like leftover dinner for breakfast and find it hard to come up with a time of day where bacon and pancakes don’t sound delicious. Especially pumpkin pancakes with apple maple compote. Oh… Continue Reading “Breakfast For Dinner”

Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Pumpkin Spiced Almond Milk

This probably isn’t what your doctors had in mind when they told you to start eating oatmeal every day to lower your cholesterol. Maybe you could save it for your special Sunday morning breakfast and add a couple slices of slow cooked bacon to… Continue Reading “Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Pumpkin Spiced Almond Milk”

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Two Ways

It’s that gorgeous time of year again! Crisp mornings have arrived and the trees are turning beautiful colors. The view in our backyard is gorgeous. The leaves are turning and some of them are just beginning to fall to the ground. People are finding… Continue Reading “Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Two Ways”

Rockfish In A Pocket – Asian Style with Tangy Sesame Salad

I am not a lover of fish. It’s not necessarily that I don’t like it, because I do. But…it just doesn’t seem like a real meal to me for some reason. So when I do make it, I like to add things to it,… Continue Reading “Rockfish In A Pocket – Asian Style with Tangy Sesame Salad”

Raspberry & Apricot Pie Dough Pastries

If you follow my posts, you’re probably aware of my love affair with pie dough. I try not to keep it around too much because it’s very easy for me to find things to do with it. Fruit pies are the most obvious, but… Continue Reading “Raspberry & Apricot Pie Dough Pastries”

Clementine Tart

Ever since I made the Figgy Lemon Tart┬áseveral days ago, I have tarts on the brain. If you’re not able to eat dairy, you probably know exactly what I mean. See, those of us who can’t eat dairy don’t often get to indulge in… Continue Reading “Clementine Tart”

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Fall is in the air and once again I’m craving a hearty breakfast with a soothing side of chocolate. Fall is an absolutely gorgeous time of year where I live. It’s just now beginning, but soon we can expect crisp mornings and an array… Continue Reading “Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate”