Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A time to laugh...

I wrote this post before reading today's Joy Dare, but considering that, I think this is appropriate:

Did you know that laughter can lower blood pressure, decrease harmful stress hormones, strengthen your immune system, and increase creativity and motivation? It also just feels good :) So, with that in mind, I thought I would share with you a few laughter moments of my week.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Learning gratitude...

 Permit me to diverge from my normal blog pattern for a moment, and share a little of what's been on my heart (nudged by this post on gratefulness, and this beautiful site that inspires me to try to "capture beauty" with my camera).

Monday, May 14, 2012

Pistachio Ice Cream!

So...incidentally, this is my 100th post, and I am so excited to share it!!
Mainly because it involves ice cream :)

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Sharing the wealth...

Sorry, I never got around to writing a Mother's Day blog post...Although I read some very inspirational ones (food blogs and not). Here are a few of my favorites that I thought I'd share:

Monday, May 7, 2012

Fig and Walnut Muffins

At the writing of this post, I just made these on the spur of the moment in my kitchen tonight. This recipe resulted as a mixture of inspiration from this basic muffin base from Elana's Pantry, this post from Daily Bites, my new-found love for figs, the current contents of my pantry, and my urgent need to bake something now.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Zucchini "pizzas"

 These yummy veggies are adapted from Proud Italian Cook. They are a quick, refreshing way for me to get my "pizza fix" :)

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Gluten-Free Bagels

Bagels--the most current challenge for the Gluten Free Ratio Rally. Using tips from here and here, the ratio I came up with is a little different... 2.21 parts flour, and 1 part liquid. (?? Don't ask why, this is just the amount that worked out for me...)