In honor of my 65th birthday and party, my daughters Emily and Michelle visited. We played, went swimming, cooked together and ate lots of yummy meals. They helped me celebrate and make the party feast. Here is Michelle, rolling spring rolls on my sunny deck. First, she picked fresh cilantro and mint from my organic herb garden next to the deck. Grated carrots. With organic, tasty, quick cooking, gluten-free rice ramen, she rolled 20 beautiful, vegan, spring rolls. Emily made a yummy organic coconut cacao mousse. Proud and grateful mama! Passing on the tradition. Continue reading
In my world organic cacao and/or chocolate goes with everything. Even in height of strawberry season, I am thinking about how great these cashew coconut cocoa pops are with fresh strawberries.
Organic, fair trade cashews, cocoa, vanilla extract blended with organic coconut milk and local Continue reading
Hope you had fun with your family! Here I am with one of my daughters, Emily, flying me, while my other daughter Michelle is photographing us. Soon Michelle and I will switch roles. Then we cook and eat some more.
And Wow! What a year! Thank-you for your support and enthusiasm for my group cooking classes, organic farm to table vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free personal chef services; my Impressionistic Nature Photography; create your own A La Carte Gourmet Getaway Weekends, and for bringing friends and family to private cooking classes. Continue reading
Everyone loves this Mocha Cake and it happens to be gluten-free. Delicious on its own, and for a special dessert, top it with fresh whipped cream. You might find yourself enjoying it for breakfast or snacking on it, if there is any left. Continue reading
Summer has come and gone and now it is the time to harvest and gather ourselves, dream big, shine our light, and cook up nourishing organic meals, feasts for all our senses. To inspire your home cooking, and luscious living, I am having an art show and offering 4 group hands on cooking classes by popular demand: Continue reading