Category Archives: Fruits

Something I am loving right now . . . Melons!

Melons are something I am loving right now.  For the past week, I have been enjoying pieces of melon for my breakfast.  Is there really a better way to start your morning?  Ok, I hear you . . . coffee!!  Yes, most people want to and do start their day with coffee . . .… Read More


Sweet Potato + Apple + Cranberries + Pecans = A Salad To Fall In Love With . . . This Fall!

Sweet Potato + Apple + Cranberries + Pecans = A Salad To Fall In Love With . . . This Fall! At least, I am falling in love with this salad . . . and that is why I am sharing it with you! Roasted sweet potatoes cooked in olive oil, maple syrup, coarse sea… Read More


Breakfast Cookies . . . in the cookie jar!

Breakfast cookies?  Crazy, huh?  But this girl is feeling just a wee bit crazy . . . and that’s a good thing!  Let me just say the weather here is crazy beautiful.  That is exactly what it is . . . Crazy Beautiful!  Just when you think Autumn has come, think again.  Shove your sweaters… Read More




California Dreaming . . . all tossed into an early Fall salad!

It’s early Fall and this girl is simply doing a little California Dreaming!  So, I might not be walking on the beach, the sunbeams aren’t quite as bright, the air isn’t filled with the smell of eucalyptus and my skin isn’t glistening with warmth . . . but just let a girl imagine.  Maybe try… Read More


Raw Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta . . . Buon appetito!

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do!”  So, the expression goes.  But this girl simply isn’t in Rome . . . at least not today.  Today, I am right here.  Where might here be?  For today, here is a place in my recent memory of all things sunny and warm . . . here… Read More


Something I am loving right now . . . Charentais Melon!

Sitting there was a pile of Charentais melons . . . aka French cantaloupes.  All cantaloupes are members of the Cucurbitaceae family along with nearly all other melons.  But it is no mistake, a Charentais melon is . . . spécial.  Most things French are . . . oui?  Or chic, at least. A highly valued… Read More


Not Your Regular Peanut Butter Cookies . . .

My kids are finishing up their first week back to school . . . meaning my morning routine is nothing like my lazy summer mornings.  Oh no, not at all.   I can wish but the vacation is over.  The alarm rings and no time for snoozing.  I am downstairs in the kitchen getting breakfast… Read More