Garden Plans

The garden is blanketed in snow and  I’m enjoying the excuse to cozy up inside and dream. My plans for this year are all centered around two main goals: growing more food and using fewer inputs. This year I’m starting seeds indoors. I’ve wasted a lot of time over the last five years trying to … More Garden Plans

Banana Bites!

This may be the most fool proof and versatile “healthy” dessert ever. It’s a simple combination of mashed bananas, rolled oats, ground almonds, and baking powder, leaving you with endless options for flavors. Throw in chocolate chips, dried fruit, shredded coconut, or your favorite spices. Tonight I made them with dried blueberries and nutmeg. Blueberry … More Banana Bites!

The Gratitude Project: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters

I’ve been playing around with sweet treats as an offering for my friend’s upcoming performance this weekend, The Gratitude Project. Lost somewhere in a bowl of melted dark chocolate, I found gratitude for simple pleasures: chocolate, nuts, dried fruit (and a little cherry brandy). Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters Makes about 24 8 ounces dark chocolate, … More The Gratitude Project: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters