eat: strawberry balsamic crostata

thanks for all your comments and support on my lack of lust for the blog these days.  it is more than gracious and encouraging to know that i  actually just might be inspiring some. after all that is the point right? i took a bit of careful thought, and i remembered why i am here-Continue reading “eat: strawberry balsamic crostata”

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eat: grapefruit and rosemary almond cake

first off, i have to admit that i am listening to Beyonce while typing this, which is pretty much out of character for me. did anybody else watch her documentary on HBO this past weekend? i had to try out one of her albums, which is a first for me, besides her radio hits. iContinue reading “eat: grapefruit and rosemary almond cake”

eat: pavlovas with low fat pastry cream and blueberry/lavender sauce

 even though i just did a food post ( i try to space them out for variety) i am surrendering to doing another…BECAUSE, i am so excited about my new Canon eF 50mm f/1.8 II camera lens . i used one of those nifty gift cards from christmas over at amazon to buy this little gem.Continue reading “eat: pavlovas with low fat pastry cream and blueberry/lavender sauce”

eat: saffron/orange/olive oil baked donuts

no fear, you can have your donut and eat it too. thanks to the donut baking pan.  i actually made these donuts a while back, but just never posted about them.  the photos have been sitting on my computer and luckily go along with my new found inspiration for healthy habits -as it is theContinue reading “eat: saffron/orange/olive oil baked donuts”

merry christmas: peppermint shortcake

it is christmas day. perhaps it is a little late to blog about a holiday dessert, but what is one to do with all those leftover candy canes? face it, you rarely eat them. i am contributing dessert to the family feast today. i decided  a few weeks ago to try a twist on theContinue reading “merry christmas: peppermint shortcake”