Yeasted banana bread

This is one of my favorite breads of all time! This is not your typical banana bread that is a dessert bread. This is a yeasted bread (similar to a sandwich bread) that you toast and put some butter on to eat. It is slightly sweet, and sooooooo tasty! I […]

Caramel blondie, naturally sweetened and gluten free 1

Yesterday I made naturally sweetened, gluten-free caramel blondies! They are SO yummy! I tweaked the recipe from the following website: I halved the salt as Brad doesn’t like salted caramel, but he does like regular caramel. And I omitted the chocolate chips. As always, I’m avoiding cane sugar and […]

Kombucha and SCOBY candy

Ever since we’ve lived in South Carolina, we’ve been enjoying drinking freshly made kombucha. For those who don’t know, kombucha is a cultured and fermented tea. This means that basically you take sweetened tea and add some yeast and bacteria to it. These eat the tea and sugars and make […]

Horchata! 4

In looking for sugar free options for desserts, I have found this horchata recipe that is absolutely fabulous!  I double the recipe to 6 cups of almond milk, 1/2 cup honey, 1 Tbsp vanilla, 1 Tbsp Cinnamon. I put the ingredients in a jar and shake, shake, shake.  Then […]

Small black and white dog with a racquetball head sits next to a giant jar of horchata. Jar is a large mason jar with a light brown color to it from the cinnamon.

All the ingredients for treat making

Homemade feats: baked dog treats 4

Today I decided to make Hestia some treats using a silicone mat that has about 500 small pyramids in it.  Hopefully she likes these treats better than the ones she was refusing yesterday!  I got the idea and recipe from: I put on my apron that was made by […]