My 3 year old and I have been thoroughly enjoying these simple sparkling water beverages, so I thought I would share them with you. They are a distant cousin to the traditional Mexican beverage called agua fresca. EJ calls our little concoctions “Mommy’s Pop”, so let’s just stick with that. Poor kid
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It’s that time of year again when everything is bursting into a thousand different shades of green after a long and cold (and brown) winter. Everything including those pesky dandelion weeds. Most gardners and lawn enthusiasts detest those little suckers, but before you start spraying your yard with chemicals to get rid of them why [...]
The tree is up. The presents are bought. An early Christmas Eve dinner at Trezo Mare was delicious and church service at Living Water Christian Church has set the mood for the rest of the weekend. I’m going to keep this short and sweet so I can relax with the family, watch a movie and [...]
Today I bring you my first local-inspired gift/recipe….homemade amaretto liqueur. While it’s not amaretto in it’s truest sense, it sure tastes like it and can mostly be made with local ingredients (It’s sort of impossible to make real amaretto with local ingredients, at least for those of us in KC). By the way, I am [...]
We had our final cooking class with the kids from Frank Rushton yesterday. It’s been so much fun making a Thanksgiving feast with them the past few weeks. If you missed the previous posts, we’ve made Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup and Whole Wheat Breadsticks. This week we made dessert — Whole Wheat Cranberry muffins with [...]
Happy 4th of July! We woke up this morning at my mom’s house and I made a festive and light breakfast. I’m still on a Kamut, blueberry, and pecan bender so I made some delicious blueberry coffee cake muffins along with a tasty coconut milk and strawberry drink. I am so surprised at how filling [...]
If you can turn on your blender then you can make homemade nut milk. I learned this several months ago when I finally decided to try it for myself. Right off the bat I will say that a high powered blender makes better nut milk (i.e. Vita-Mix or BlendTec); however, I made it for a [...]