Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from Lake Tahoe! This weekend has truly been a blessing. Carlyn and I drove to Tahoe early Friday morning to her parent’s new home on North Shore. It is the longest period of time I have been able to spend with her throughout our entire friendship. She is the busiest girl … More Happy 4th of July!

I invented a cookie.

I have an obsession with all things vanilla bean. Vanilla bean gelato. Vanilla bean yogurt. Vanilla bean creme brulee. Cake. Oatmeal. Pudding. Vanilla bean infused buerre blanc. (Yes, I have had it, and it was too good for this Earth.) I also have phases of being obsessed with tahini. I love how rich and savory … More I invented a cookie.

A phyllo-fail and guiltless cookie dough…

Happy Sunday everyone. I hope everyone’s weekends have been going fabulously. I have been studying and functionally procrastinating during the day and going out at night. One of my procrastinating activities was playing around with whole wheat phyllo dough. I assumed making little, stuffed phyllo pastries would be easy peazy. Wrong. The dough is so … More A phyllo-fail and guiltless cookie dough…

Inspired #1: Sunflower butter cookies & crustless pumpkin pie!

This is the first post of a sporadic series of my creations inspired by other bloggers. I have been following Lori for almost a year now; she was one of my firsts! 😉 As soon as I saw her sunflower butter cookies and crustless pumpkin pie, I bookmarked them under “Must. Make.” A light, feel … More Inspired #1: Sunflower butter cookies & crustless pumpkin pie!

Wheat, butter, sugar, egg, and milk free cookies… THAT ROCK.

Yesterday was a very hard day. Let it suffice to say that I was emotionally all over the place. There are so many things in this world that we cannot control, and so many unanswerable questions that we could drive ourselves crazy with. One thing, though, that we can do to make ourselves feel better … More Wheat, butter, sugar, egg, and milk free cookies… THAT ROCK.