Double Chocolate – Chocolate Chunk Meringue Cookies

We had eggwhites left over in the refrigerator and I was trying to find something that wasn’t a simple meringue shell or angel food cake that the children would devour. Boy or boy did I find the perfect thing. Adapted from Emily Luchetti’s recipe, found in the New York Times food section. Ingredients 6 Large…

Nostalgic Blueberry Muffins

Recipe by Katie Novak – Adapted from Samantha’s Cookbook (yes the old American Girl one) I made these, or close to them, over and over again when I was a little girl. The copyright date in the book is 1994, so it was probably close to that time. I remember my first crack at them,…

Plant Based Eating Experiment – Conclusion

I think my biggest takeaway from a plant based diet is how my body processes food, specifically animal product. With plant based, including gluten, my digestion was on point, I had no unexpected digestive upsets, except when I’d introduce an animal product. The experiment officially ended on the 1st of February, 2017; but, recooperating from…

Thinking of Spring…

The sun is shining and the excitement of the big game is in the air. We can’t help but feel we’re that much closer to longer days with soft breezes blowing. First sign of Spring in Minnesota….Tulips at the market.