Blog Archives: Recipes

Lavender Cookies

Lavender Cookies

I just assisted in throwing my first baby shower… the theme was lavender/ purple. A friend suggested these lavender cookies made with real lavender flowers. The end result was pure deliciousness! (thanks Lynne) Fun Fact: Lavender: There is nothing like the fresh clean fragrance of old English lavender. The Romans added it to their bath water and placed the flowers […]

Gifted Magazine

Gifted Magazine

“Inside the magazine you will discover incredible projects and freebies dreamed up by a team of contributors, interviews with online bloggers and of course heaps of gift giving ideas. As you browse through each virtual page the editor hopes that you will feel a sense of excitement for the Holidays come over you and that any stress over seasonal shopping/crafting […]

upside down mango tartlets

upside down mango tartlets

I was so excited to make this recipe. Anything with mango or fruit I am a total sucker for… I do have to thank my “friend” Martha for the recipe from her EVERYDAY FOOD magazine. Make sure you have a “jumbo muffin pan” I didn’t and used metal muffin tins… Also my pastries didn’t “puff” enough so check your cooking […]

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Merry Christmas Everyone! I’m spending the holiday in Alabama with my family. Aunts, cousins, mom, sister– we are a houseful of women, NO men… so to pass the time we are eating and cooking. I stumbled upon this simple, easy and delicious recipe and wanted to share. But be careful you will eat all of them faster than they cook. […]

Holiday Cooking

Holiday Cooking

What to do with all this “extra” time on my hands… I was inspired in Paris to cook and on the plane ride home, watched 5 movies- one of them Julia & Julie. So with a little help from my friend Martha (Stewart) I was inspired to start with the cozy, warmth food of the holidays what better way to […]

Lemon Lavendar cupcakes

Lemon Lavendar cupcakes

I found this recipe in Shape magazine, so I really can’t take credit for it but jeez its so good! These cupcakes have nearly two-thirds fewer calories than bakery varieties (think sprinkles or susie cakes for you Newport Girls)& these lowfat treats stay moist thanks to the buttermilk. Lemon Lavendar Cupcakes ( I just love the name) Serves 12 Prep […]