pasta but is it?? :)

ok so zucchini pasta not cooked and sauce not cooked. all fresh and took only 15 minutes to make I had to share!!  yummmm. I used a julienne peeler on the zucchinis and I used like 5 small to med sized ones. and I took to small beets cut them up and added cilantro and cut…

raw almond mounds

1c dates 1/4c golden raisins 1T water 1/4 t almond extract 1/2 c coconut 1/4 c walnuts 1/4 t cinnamon 2T cocoa powder combine the dates and golden raisins with the extract and water for about 10 minutes then add all ingredients together and blend using the pulsing speed till a chunky paste. then roll…

pumpkin spice cookies part 2

filling 1cup pumpkin 1/2 cup brownsugar 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin spice once the dough has chilled over night, flour the board lightly then roll out the dough in a rectangle shape nice and thin not too thin. then spread the filling like you would do for a pizza. but leave one inch on the sides. then…

the smell of fall

cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg are the warming spices that make me feel so comforting and happy. holidays are stressful and even more in the retail business. I have both. so I find time to” smell the roses ”  and look at the big picture before I go running around nuts, trying to get all the presents…

Part one: pumpkin spice cookies.

2c flour 1/2 t cinnamon 1/4 t  baking powder 1/4 t salt 1 c soft butter 11/2c sugar 1 egg 1/4 t vanilla extract 1/4 t almond extract mix all dry together in a bowl then in a mixer add sugar, butter, egg, and extracts. mix till light and fluffy then slowly add the dry…

fall spice cake.

preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  prep your pan of choice with non stick pan spray. 1cup walnuts 2cups sifted flour 2 cups sugar 2teaspoons baking soda 2teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1 cup golden raisins with a splash of bourbon and some cinnamon,nutmeg,…