Oranges in a Star Anise and Cinnamon Syrup

Oranges are the star of the show in the middle of winter. I prepared these oranges as a bright addition to our Sunday brunch. They would also make a lovely dessert with espresso and biscotti. Save the syrup in the refrigerator and you will be all set for your next cocktail.   Ingredients: 8 orangesContinue reading “Oranges in a Star Anise and Cinnamon Syrup”

Gluten-Free Oat and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Maybe it is that back to school feeling, but I had a craving for oatmeal cookies today. I wanted to keep them gluten and dairy free, but also add in some rich dark chocolate and pecans. This recipe could be made with peanut butter, any kind of nuts you have on hand and even someContinue reading “Gluten-Free Oat and Dark Chocolate Cookies”

Strawberries and Coconut Milk Ice Pops

Perfect for a hot day and ridiculously easy to make! I used some really sweet local strawberries, but raspberries would work well too.   Ingredients: 3 cup strawberries, hulled and halved 1 can full-fat coconut milk 3 tbs. honey or maple syrup 2 tsp. vanilla extract pinch of salt Method of Preparation: 1. Place theContinue reading “Strawberries and Coconut Milk Ice Pops”

Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

Who doesn’t love a good fruit fool? It’s a traditional English dessert consisting of stewed fruit and custard. Using whipped cream or whipped coconut milk, it can be an easy week night dessert using any berries you might have in your refrigerator. Using strawberries and rhubarb, this refreshing dessert tastes like a deconstructed strawberry rhubarbContinue reading “Strawberry Rhubarb Fool”