Recovering nicely

After a rough few weeks of healing, I’m on the mend. I still have several weeks to heal completely as I’ve had a major surgery, but I’m feeling more myself and so glad I’m healing. I was diagnosed with severe endometriosis and adenomyosis and had the disease removed by a very skillful and empathetic doctor….

Lemon Muffins and a green smoothie

Hello everyone!! How was everyone’s Easter? We had a lovely Easter here at the cottage with my children, daughter’s boyfriend, and parents. It was chilly but sunny. We even had a bit of snow falling, and then sun again. Interesting weather patterns lately. The food and company was great and leftovers later were just as…

Hello Monday!!

This past weekend was nice and relaxing and full of yummy food. We’ve been trying some new foods, trying out some new recipes and enjoying some theme weeks past couple of weeks. Last week was Southern foods and this week we’ve been enjoying German foods. Last night we enjoyed Schnitzel, but it was a vegan…

Chocolate Bread and another Monday

Happy Monday Everyone!! Hope you all had a lovely weekend! Our weekend was full of projects in the front yard, in front of our picket fence and trying to redo the design (landscaping) of the front yard. Next year, we will be redoing a new and improved picket fence, but we wanted to tackle the…

The day has arrived!!

Well, to say it has been quite the journey, is an understatement, but I giddily say with complete joy, THE COOKBOOK is FINALLY AVAILABLE on Amazon!! Sorry about shouting, but I am so so happy to see my cookbook available after going through technical issues!! Thank you again for the support, encouraging words and patience…

Dream realized

The Day is here!! Thank you to everyone who has supported me and sent me messages of love and support, wishing good things!! I cannot express enough just how special you’ve made me feel and how much I appreciate all of your kind words!! My ebook Plant-Based Living for the Gluten-Free Cook is out today…

Monday’s Happenings

Hello and Happy Monday!! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekends! To all of the great dads out there, Happy Father’s day!! We celebrated one of the greatest dads this weekend, my husband, Paul. He’s the real deal. He’s a caring, loving, fun, silly and talented guy! He is always there for our children and for me….

Monday’s Happenings

Happy Monday everyone!! It’s a gloomy rainy day today and will be for a couple of days here in New England, so I’ll be focusing on household cleaning and organizing as well as getting some much needed rest and book reading in. My go-to books are usually anything by Sarah Addison Allen. Before the rain…

Polenta

This is a recipe my Beautiful Grandmother used to make & gave to me. Polenta is an Italian staple & you can make it simple or with different toppings. I serve it mostly with cannellini beans & butter or with various vegetables, with marinara sauce or with parmigiano cheese. Here’s the basic recipe to begin…

Gluten Free Pie Crust

I am still working on mastering the art of a good, strong, flaky & light pie crust. I have gotten the flavor & texture correct & at the end it seems fine, but it tends to fall apart as I’m rolling it off of the counter top into the pie shell. Well, I have since…