Mexican Street Corn Bowls

I’ve been hoarding recipes and thought it was time to spend some quality time in the kitchen testing them out. This recipe for Mexican Street Corn Bowls is delicious, easy and a family pleaser. I tried this in January – but imagine how tasty this would be with summer fresh corn! My absolutely favorite part…

Smoked Salmon Frittata

Hi! I’m back. Sorry to be missing for two weeks, but unfortunately that’s the nature of a website, sometimes they go down. But I’m back and can’t wait to share with you this recipe for Smoked Salmon Frittata. I first discovered this recipe in 2008 when my mini was just two years old. My original…

Chocolate Morning Muffin

I discovered these yummy chocolate morning muffin that are perfect any morning you want to tell your loved ones you’re thinking about them. This is is a moderately sweet recipe – not over the top as some muffins can be.  Be aware that the brand of gluten free flour you use will have a large…

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Muffins make me happy – so does baking first thing in the morning before anyone else is awake. This chocolate zucchini muffins recipe dates back to our café days. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. I recently adjusted it to accommodate my new gluten intolerance. DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS Yield: 12…

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I came up with this chocolate avocado mousse during our last year of catering when we were asked to participate in a new food & wine event that kicked off the Avocado & Margarita Festival in Morro Bay. The only requirement for this event was we had to cook something with avocado. Easy!  I cooked…

Gluten Free Breakfast Cookie

I just learned something interesting while making this gluten free breakfast cookie – when you bake sunflower butter it turns green. Yep – I should probably be holding this recipe for St. Patrick’s Day, but I thought it was too funny to not share this with you right now. If you’re not into green food,…

Comfort Food is Turkey Bean Hotdish

Growing up my mom used to make the best comfort food. Now for me as an adult comfort food is turkey bean hotdish. This is a one pot meal if you choose, quick to put together and great to make in bulk for freezing for another meal. Normally this is made with ground turkey, but…

Gluten Free Pancakes for Dinner

Nothing makes me happier than to have gluten free pancakes for dinner. However, since I’m also a periodic lazy cook, I’m challenged with finding a mix that is not only dairy free, but now gluten free as well. It’s almost enough to make you want to scream. However, now that Whole Foods is owned by…

Dairy Free Stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe for dairy free stuffed mushrooms was created kind of on accident. I wasn’t exactly trying to come up with this exact recipe, but it turned out so tasty I decided to write it down and use it for entertaining. So not only am I obsessed with breakfast foods, if you’ve been a reader…