Well, Butter My Crumpet!

Crumpets are just like English muffins.  However, if the only English muffin you’ve tried has been the bagged brand from the grocery store, you have NO IDEA what you’re missing.  These are tender, chewy, buttery, and bubbly goodness. Toasted, buttered, and topped with some fruity jam – I’m in heaven!  You must sit down to […]

Raw Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad

This sweet, summery salad is juicy and so flavorful – just delicious on top of some baby spinach. My good friend tried an intriguing diet this summer.  She saw the documentary, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” about a man on a mission to lose a considerable amount of weight to reverse his obesity-related symptoms. He […]

Puffy Sopapillas

One lone sheet of puff pastry was hanging out in the freezer.  After making the apricot pinwheels, I thought this time I’d make something savory.   Nah… sweet wins again.   This time I made a puff pastry version of sopapillas.  (from Pepperidge Farm) Preheat the oven to 400. (Yes, I started making treats at […]

Apricot Pinwheels

I’ve had this ‘thing’ for apricots lately.   Sweet with a little zip.   So, I bought a jar of apricot preserves and thought of making something sweet.   After some searching, I found this very easy, yet delicious recipe from Pepperidge Farm.   It only calls for four ingredients and ends up tasting/looking like […]

Buttery Breakfast Bake

With a bunch of leftover veggies, I thought of making a breakfast casserole.  I had a half of a loaf of a French baguette that I sliced and let air dry all day.   This turned out to be a perfect warm and satisfying breakfast!  I think my favorite is where the bread pops up […]