Do you feel a little bummed out in the winter? The two of us definitely favor the warm, sunny summer months and Tammy even named her daughter Summer, since we love the season so much. And in the winter we tend to feel less happy. It turns out, there’s actually a reason why! When we’re exposed to sunlight our brains produce endorphins, our body’s feel good chemicals. In the … [Read more...] about Six Simple Food Tricks To Beat The Winter Blues
Eggplant is a vegetable I don’t buy all that often. Once in while I feel inspired to pick produce I don’t normally eat to get more varied nutrients. One of my favorite ways to eat eggplant is grilled with just a little bit of olive oil, salt and pepper.However, sometimes I’m in the mood for something hardier and a little more special. This eggplant parm is perfect for Sunday … [Read more...] about Eggplant Parmesan Recipe [Vegan]
Can I Use Baking Powder to Thicken Sauce? When you think of thickening agents, baking powder probably won't be the first ingredient that comes to mind. Typically, cooks and bakers will mix in cornstarch or flour to thicken up a sauce. Baking powder is usually used to puff up baked goods like cakes and soda breads. Baking powder is also a common cleaning substance, with … [Read more...] about Can I Use Baking Powder to Thicken Sauce?
Baking brings me so much joy! I love everything from brainstorming ideas to creating, the process itself, and the end result. Baking is a great way to immerse yourself in the moment- the smells, the taste, the sweet moments shared with excited little helpers when you are lucky to have them by your side! :)Embracing a new healthier way of eating has brought out the inner baker … [Read more...] about Heart Healthy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
A Valentine's Day dessert calls for something heart-shaped, pink, red, chocolate or a combination of all of these. Whether you plan to serve dessert as the final touch to a Valentine's Day dinner or to bring dessert to the office as a holiday treat, you'll want to serve something that reflects the holiday, shows off your baking creativity and satisfies every sweet tooth. Be … [Read more...] about Recipes for Valentine’s Day Desserts