Monthly Archives: April 2012

What my baby taught me today; Get off your back!

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Mia has been twisting to the left for the past few weeks.  To me it doesn’t look terribly comfortable but she seems to be okay with it.  Yesterday, we found out the reason behind her Cirque du Soleil contortions.  She has … Continue reading

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Healthy Pasta? I’m in! Baked Summer Veggie Rotini with Express Marinara

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I was watching Dr. Oz the other day and he told me that pasta was good for me. No, really! It’s what we do to the pasta that changes its nutritional value from good to naughty. Kind of like celebrity … Continue reading

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Hip hip hooray for Hummus! Edamame style.

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I love hummus.  When I was pregnant I ate it every day with baby carrots.  Every day.  Sometimes twice a day.  And then one day morning sickness got the best of me and after that episode I couldn’t even look at … Continue reading

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Mini Cappuccino Cupcakes with Mocha Buttercream Frosting

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So my obsession with teeny treat continues.  I’ve been dreaming of chocolate and coffee, so why not combine the two?  I’ve been using my convection oven, which is AHHHHHH-MAAAAAAAYYYYY-ZING because it takes half the time to bake and doesn’t run … Continue reading

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WHOOPIE!!! Mini Carrot Spice Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese

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What is it about teeny edibles that makes me happy?  Is it the adorable size?  The reduced calories?  The incorrect idea that I can eat more and it doens’t matter?  Maybe I’m cooking for Mia, everything in baby portions.  Too bad … Continue reading

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I heart corn

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I blame corn for my move to the South.  You just can’t get good cornbread in Hawaii!  And for those of us who are corn obsessed (read:  me) this is paradise.  Creamed corn, amazing tamales and more cornbread recipes than … Continue reading

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Hooray for healthy cookies!

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I’m a sucker for sweets.  I also love “healthy” items.  I’m the girl who can eat a bowl of boiled brussels sprouts but can’t finish a small tiramisu.  Go figure.  I’ve been on the hunt for snacks that will satisfy … Continue reading

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Why our house smells like a barbecue pit

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I definitely don’t have an imu. I don’t even have a backyard when I can roast a pig underground. And I think my condo neighbors would take umbrage if I simply dug up our greenery for the sake of creating … Continue reading

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