Archive | December, 2013

Coconut Oil Chocolate Cake

Coconut Oil Chocolate Cake

My son’s birthday was last week.  He loves chocolate cake, and he loves raspberries.  I know it’s December, but heck, it was a milestone birthday so I figured I could deviate from my locavore policy this time.  When I went on a Paleo eating plan last spring, I used a lot of extra virgin coconut […]

Read More
Gourges

Gougeres

When butter and Gruyere meet, it’s always good.  These appetizer puffs are simple to make, rich yet deliciously light (in weight, not calories), and are especially nice around the holidays and for special occasions when you’ve chucked your healthy eating plan right out of the proverbial window. Get the recipe…

Read More
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tamarind-Orange Suace

Roasting Brussels Sprouts

I was looking for a different way to jazz up my Brussels Sprouts when I came across some Tamarind paste in the refrigerator.  A few months ago when it wasn’t five degrees below zero, I mixed it with mango puree to make Tamarind-Mango popsicles which were tangy-sweet.  I thought the Tamarind would add a nice […]

Read More
Grittibaenz

It’s Grittibaenz Time

December 6 is a couple of days away and it’s time to make Grittibaenz for the Santa Claus Day goodie bags. A Swiss Zopf recipe is perfect to use for these little bread boys. Get the recipe…

Read More