Honey Spiced Banana Muffins Recipe

Honey Spiced Banana Muffins not only a lovely breakfast with coffee, but they double as dessert! They're warmly spiced, honey-sweetened and oh-so-delicious!

Honey Spiced Banana Muffins not only a lovely breakfast with coffee, but they double as dessert!  They're warmly spiced, honey-sweetened and, you guessed it -- oh-so-delicious!You must be starving!I haven't fed you since last week, when we had Brownie Pretzel S’mores.  They were pretty over-the-top, right?And … [Read more...]

Spiced Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

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Chocolate chips or not, banana bread has always been, and always will be cake.Sure, it's shaped like bread, presented and sliced like bread, and well, perhaps we feel better having it for breakfast when we call it bread -- but lest be real, it's cake.It's soft, sweet and warm.  Ummm?  Yep, it's cake.It's … [Read more...]

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical Pancakes {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Tropical pancakes.  Does that even make sense!?Maybe not -- however, as I mentioned when we dished up the Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops, my family and I are going on a tropical beach vacation (today's the day!), and I've been working tropical fruits into all sorts of recipes. … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Pink Anthuriums and Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

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You're not the only one who thinks of baking banana bread when you have too many, too ripe, bananas in the house -- but, have you ever thought about baking banana cake!?This Gluten-Free Banana Chcolate Chip Cake is so incredibly delicious, rich and sweet, that it doesn't require frosting.  This makes it appear more … [Read more...]

Tropical Smoothie Recipe

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I exercise simply because I feel I should.  I don't love it.  On a good day, I like it.I trail run a few times a week, for about twenty minutes (tops!).I'm incredibly lucky to have the Santa Monica Mountains as my neighbor.  It's on a trail in these mountains where I run, and it's the beautiful  scenery that … [Read more...]

Caramelized Banana-Coconut-Chocolate Chip Muffins {Gluten-Free Recipe}

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You know that I adore a lovely brunch, right?  Well let's make it a gluten-free brunch this weekend.  And not just because -- but because that way my oldest son and husband can partake in all of it!I think the best gluten-free treats, are those that are inherently gluten-free.  So I try to develop my gluten-free … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Matilija Poppies and Buckwheat Banana Pancake Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Buckwheat Banana Pancake Recipe {Gluten-Free}

I've never been much of a gadget-girl, but I must say that I love my iPhone!  Sure I text, email, and get calls, but I love it the most on my early morning trail runs! I listen to Pandora (Jack Johnson Radio, if you must know), I use my Run Keeper app (which generally confirms I'm a slow as I'd thought), I can call my … [Read more...]