Even in California where the weather is mild, winter just sucks all the moisture out of one's skin. I've lived in Austria and the Midwest and it was extra important then. So, how do you keep your skin from looking like a succulent that's seen better days? Here are my favorite moisturizers. I ... Read More about How Do You Deal with Dry Winter Skin?
In January, I'm attempting to do 31 days of clean eating with kids. Clean eating can mean a whole lot of things, but to me it means avoiding processed ingredients and eating a diet filled with vegetables and fruits. This week, the focus is on vegan and vegetarian recipes. Even if you're not vegan ... Read More about It’s All About the Vegetables!
When were in Mammoth last weekend, a cozy sweet treat felt just right. However, since we are trying to eat healthfully this month, I had to come up with a twist on the usual pancakes. These carrot cake pancakes have no added sugar. The sweetness comes only from the carrots and whatever kind of ... Read More about Carrot Cake Pancakes
One of my cooking goals for last year was to up my charcuterie board game, particularly in regards to vegetable - based ones. Everyone eats more vegetables when they are arranged beautifully and I love to put them out at parties as an appetizer. One of my favorite dips to serve with a vegetable ... Read More about Easy Olive and Yogurt Dip
Ok, the title of this post is somewhat misleading. Someone is doing the baking - it's just not you. After my kids' school Math Night, we had 4 dozen extra star-shaped cookies. Being that it's the holidays, I couldn't give them away and since I hate waste, I re-purposed them as.... wait for ... Read More about No – Bake Sugar Cookie Christmas Tree