It’s the time of year to share my favorite cookies. These Cardamom Snowball Cookies also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies are one of my favorites to make over the holidays. This recipe includes a few simple pantry ingredients and takes about thirty minutes to whip up.
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This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies. Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies. That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”
Bliss balls also known as protein balls, energy bites or truffles are the perfect snack. They satisfy that sweet craving yet are refined sugar free, mostly relying on the natural sugars found in dates and other dried fruits. Continue reading “Sunflower Cacao Balls (Nut-Free)”
The weather was pretty gloomy here in Berkeley last week. We’ve gotten a break from the rain for a bit although there is forecast for more to come this weekend.
What is it about cold damp weather that makes me want to put my cozy socks on, get into the kitchen and bake something that smells delicious? Continue reading “Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Loaf”
Ever since the first of September, I’ve been noticing beautiful figs at the market. There are many different colors and varieties sold here in Berkeley. I made fig jam back in June from the first harvest of figs which tasted delicately floral. I still have a frozen half-pint waiting to be scooped onto toast or swirled into my morning yogurt. With this second harvest, I wanted to try something different. Continue reading “Fig Almond Cake”