Month: July 2013

Blueberry Pie Bars

This recipe for berry pie bars is a winner! Sweet with a subtle hint of cinnamon and a deliciously flaky crust. These bars are perfect for a picnic, office potluck […]

Rolled Oat Peanut Butter Cookies

Professionally I work with at-risk teens. While it can be equal parts fun and frustration, I love what I do.  This summer my program coordinated a range of activities to […]

Loveless Cafe Coconut Cookies

One of my favorite places to eat is the Loveless Café.  Too bad it's in Nashville, Tenn. The Loveless Café opened in 1951.  It began when the Loveless family started serving […]

Mini Blueberry Pies

Blueberries are nature's candy, and summer has given Vancouver a bounty of beautiful blueberries this year. In the past three weeks, I have picked just under 30 pounds.  What to […]

Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

My favorite cookbook is Betty Crocker's red and white "New Cookbook," 1996 edition. All the recipes are delicious except for the harvest beef stew on page 365.  At our house, […]

Coconut Oil Carrot Cake

    Have you jumped on the coconut oil bandwagon yet? I've used coconut oil in all sorts of dinner & dessert ideas.  I love a good carrot cake & decided to try […]

Office Coma Brownies

My coworkers (and everyone else) LOVE brownies.  We always know who sneaks more than two due to the sugar crash.  Be sure to eat these delicious, chocolatey wonders responsibly. This is […]

Good Girl Shortbread Cookies

  I grew up on shortbread cookies.  If I was a “good girl,” (no coloring on the walls or locking my sisters in the toy chest) my baby sitter would pull […]

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