In The Kitchen

“Every Meal is a Choice”

It’s true.  Every meal is definitely a choice.  Wise advice printed on the back of t-shirts worn by staff at our local Sprouts grocery store.  We need Real Food!  For years we’ve received the now out of favor pronouncement that it’s all calories in/calories out.  The truth is that what constitutes those calories is of…

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Persimmons!

Persimmons are a Japanese fruit that come in two shapes.  The flattened shape in the photo above is the Fuyu persimmon, eaten raw while still firm in salads or as a snack.  The tall acorn shaped variety is the Hachiya, only eaten when soft or it will pucker the mouth because it is so astringent.…

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Flourless Chocolate Brownies

These are moist and chocolatey, and easy to make.  I use coconut sugar, but substitute raw local honey or real maple syrup if you prefer.  I’ve used all three on various occasions, depending on what was in my pantry. A nice treat for the Holidays that is gluten- free!     Flourless Chocolate Brownies 1…

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Easy Egg “Muffins” for a Portable Breakfast

These quick and easy “muffins” are made in paper muffin cups in a muffin tin and can be eaten when they come out of the oven, refrigerated for later, or frozen to thaw and reheat all week for breakfast.  Gluten-free and loaded with vegetables, they make a great after school snack or a portable breakfast. …

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