nut truffle with blueberry-basil sauce

nut truffle with blueberry-basil sauce

random note: {i have been a terrible blogger…i am just going to blame it on moving and move on!  i actually made this dessert a few weeks ago and it was amazing!..so i am finally sharing it} in our csa share a few weeks ago, we got a huge bunch of basil and lots...
freezing strawberries – {what i’m working on today}

freezing strawberries – {what i’m working on today}

strawberries, strawberries, strawberries!  i feel like i have been staring at them all morning.  last night we took the boys strawberry picking and today’s project is freezing them all.  this is round two for us already this week, but we love having strawberries...
coconut milk yogurt {part 1}

coconut milk yogurt {part 1}

i first attempted making my own yogurt about 2 years ago, when i was completely dairy free.  though we have now reintroduced some dairy into our home, we have still held onto this recipe as one of our weekly favorites.  at first, i was pretty intimidated at the...
chia almond breakfast shortcakes {with strawberries & blackberries}

chia almond breakfast shortcakes {with strawberries & blackberries}

this is how the conversation with my 3 year old went at breakfast the other day: brady: “mommy, there are bugs in my scone.” me: “oh, those are just chia seeds.” (with a look on his face, that showed he clearly didn’t believe me) brady: it’s okay mommy, i like bugs.”...
the day {the one where i went gluten free}

the day {the one where i went gluten free}

marked clearly on my calendar with a big red circle, is the day.  january 6, 2009.  it was the day that i went gluten free.  only for a trial period, right? or so i thought. i was 4 weeks postpartum with my first son and suddenly all my tummy troubles were back.  my...