Tag Archive for 'baking'

Coconut Chocolate Chews

February came to an odd sort of end in the U.S. South with a winter storm that left places like Little Rock and Nashville dealing with ice then snow, and days off of school. Atlanta was right at the edge of the frozen precipitation line. Friends in the northern suburbs experienced decent snow. Intown, we […]

From time to time I write these posts where I have a little bit to say about a lot of things. “Crumbs” of information, if you will. You get one of those today. * * * * * * * Maintaining a gluten free lifestyle isn’t an option for my middle child, M. Gluten makes […]

For my second ferments of kombucha, I use containers I’ve accumulated over the years.  Mason jars, nut butter jars, and this bottle.  I got it in Florida at a fun smoothie stop on 30A, but every time I drink from it, I feel so illicit. #kombuchaflask If you read my blog much, you know I […]

Explore More : June 14th

My yard is overgrown with hydrangeas right now, and I couldn’t be happier about it.  I love the way that certain varieties will change color, depending on the acidity of the soil.  But mostly, I just love how they look and I could sit and stare at my front yard all day. (If I didn’t […]

Today I am excited to share the story of Frances Shaw, better known to many in the Atlanta gluten free community as the woman behind Frannie’s Gluten Free muffins. You guys know I have a soft spot in my heart for women entrepreneurs.  I’ve highlighted Daphne and Liz in the past.  Frances is special to […]

I wanted to talk a little about the reality of baking with whole foods as ingredients and today’s recipe provides a great opportunity. When you bake with processed flours, you are essentially getting the exact same product every single time.  Food producers employ quality control measures to ensure that buying a pound of flour on […]

My accidentally very tasty Molasses Breakfast Cake, although pleasing to my children, did not fully satisfy my desire for gingerbread.  It’s got a spongy texture that makes it fun to eat, but not quite what I was trying to achieve. I retooled the recipe, reduced the liquid content and used green plantains.  This is the […]

In a future post, or series of posts, I plan to walk you all through my wellness journey.  But before I get to that, I thought I would offer up a little bit of chocolatey goodness.  This snack cake is dairy free, grain free and nut free.  One of my kids is in a nut […]