Breakfast & Beverages

Multiplicity! Herb Goat Cheese Spread?, Sauce?, Dressing? You Decide!

   

New Product Discovery: Vintage Tea Works, Wine Flavored Tea…Brilliant!

Ahhhh, your day is almost over and you want to settle down on the couch, watch some T.V. or read a book and have a nice glass of wine.  Right?  Well, think again!  Now you can have a cup of tea, with wine flavor that is!  I love this...

Naturally Sweet, Cornbread Banana Muffins

     This muffin was the brainchild of wanting something slightly sweet to accompany my Posole soup and tamales on Christmas Eve.  I wanted them to be versatile enough to eat with dinner or even for breakfast the next morning.  Well, these did the trick and have worked out...

Naturally Sweet: Honey Vanilla Kumquat Marmalade

  The other day I was wondering through the market and there they sat, a fresh box of kumquats.  Teeny, tiny little oranges, as my daughter describes them.  I’ve always wondered about kumquats and eyed them hoping for a light bulb moment as to how I can use them....

Healthy Kids: Blueberry & Cantaloupe Frozen Smoothies

It’s spring in Texas and from the looks of the forecast tomorrow (86°!), already heating up! After my cardio tennis workout today, a good ol’ fruit smoothie sounded wonderful! This quick recipe is healthy and uses some ingredients you might not normally see in a smoothie recipe such as...

LLL Great Gifts: All You Need Is LOVE

This unique and very beautiful gift box from Molly Dooker is one-of-a-kind and makes a fabulous gift for Valentines Day or for a special couple as a wedding gift.  I received this little package last week from my in-laws and what a nice surprise.      It was a...

Diet Revolution, Breakfast! Tomato and Spinach Scramble

So many of us are trying to live a healthy lifestyle, lose weight etc.  What if you could change one simple eating habit and metaphorically, catch the deep ball in the end-zone for a touchdown?  Well, you can and it’s really that easy.  It’s called breakfast.  If you change...

Holiday Gift Idea: Homemade Irish Cream

I know, I know, it’s been done over and over, but it is still sooooo good!  My Mother-in-law made homemade Irish Cream about 10 years ago as gifts for her friends and family, and as far as I can remember, it was amazing!  This year, I wanted to give...

Healthy Morning Carrot Spice Muffins

I love a yummy muffin with my coffee, especially on a cool weekend morning.  However, I do not like to buy them at the store because once you read the ingredients on the label, you realize, these are not a healthy choice.  These muffins have several key substitutions that...

A “Little” Made in the USA Moment: Pride Mountain Vineyards

My husband and I had the opportunity to visit Napa Valley a few years ago and one of the amazing wineries we visited was Pride Mountain.  We had been drinking Pride Mountain wines for several years, but our visit definitely solidified Pride Mountain as one of my favorite wineries....