Lemon Blueberry Scones

Sun’s up, scones out! Summertime is officially here, which means dining al fresco, barbecuing out back, picnicking in parks, and – if you want to be extra fancy – a little tea-timing on the lawn. Just consider: a lush backyard, blue sky, ice tea, and these lemon blueberry beauts. At least, that was my summertime […]

Apple Walnut Oat Bread + A Guide to Baking Apples

Opinions on the pumpkin spice craze. Go. Now, I’m a major pumpkin fan. Whether in latte or pancake form, I enjoy indulging in the many spicy, pumpkin-y creations of fall. But to me, there’s an even more important – and oft forgotten – autumnal debut: the apple. True, apples exist year-round. So what makes them […]

Banana Maple Walnut Scones

March is National Nutrition Month, and I think it’s time to correct a common misconception. Many people believe that a nutritious diet is a restrictive one – that in order to qualify as “healthy” you have to completely cut out this food or that nutrient. But a healthy diet needs to be a realistic one. […]

Almond Blueberry Muffins

All hail the autumn season!  Perhaps it’s my Seattleite nature that makes me crave the crisp outdoor air and snuggle-worthy weather.  Or maybe it’s my foodie personality that draws me to the season of apples and pumpkins and the greatest food holiday, Thanksgiving.  Whatever it may be, my soul always becomes infinitely happier when autumn […]

Rhubarb and Lemon French Toast

Would a toast by any other name taste as sweet? French toast, much like French fries, is not really from France. Or as far as  historians can tell. The now famous concoction of egg- and milk-soaked bread has gone by many names throughout its history. In Spain, it is known as torriga; in Germany, arme […]