Healthy, Crunchy Salad Topping

Healthy Crunch Salad Topping - this adds a delightful tasty touch to just about any salad. Also great for snacking, on peanut butter toast, with yogurt and on top of oatmeal.

It’s fun, delicious and super versatile …………. 

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Artisan Bread

5 Minute Artisan Bread Tutorial

Do you ever run across something that you think is just too good to be true? I’ll never forget the first time I read about 5 Minute Artisan Bread. The loaves in the pictures looked like the came from a wonderful French or Italian bakery, the process sounded simple and the whole thing seemed way too good to be… 

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Danish Apple Cake - A tender yellow cake with not only a delicious cinnamon apples apple topping but they're also scattered all through the cake!

Danish Apple Cake

I couldn’t do it, I just couldn’t. Till now. I’m referring to even thinking about trying embrace the upcoming season. Even beginning to think about it. I’ve been seeing some of my blogging friends starting to post recipes for pumpkin-this and butternut squash-that, and all I could think was, “Not me, I’m going to enjoy every… 

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Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad - Fresh, healthy and CRAZY-delicious!

Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad

I have to admit, when this Asian Chicken and Coconut Curry Noodle Salad is on the dinner menu, I’m excited all day, just thinking about it. It’s got all the flavors and textures that I love; sweet, salty, spicy, crunchy, fresh, crisp and just plain old crazy-delicious! I used butter lettuce this time but I’ve also made it… 

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Healthy Banana Bran Muffins - A perfect breakfast or snack, these muffins are super delicious, no-sugar, high fiber and loaded with great ingredients.

Healthy Banana Bran Muffins

My long-time, go-to banana muffin recipe has always been a favorite here at The Café. Everyone I’ve ever shared them with seems to love them too. I’ve actually never found a recipe I like better. The only problem with them is that, I have to admit, if I’m honest, that they’re much more suitable for a dessert than… 

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Watermelon Slushie - only three ingredients. The most refreshing drink you'll have all summer.

Watermelon Slushies

I taught a recipe development class this past week and was it ever fun! The best part of the class, for sure, was the students. They were smart, cooperative and a barrel of laughs. Our granddaughters, who are visiting the States from London, were having an overnight at Grammy and Papa’s house. It was a hot, North… 

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Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing - Incredibly delicious, this dressing goes so well with a myriad of salad ingredients. It's not only a salad dressing but this also makes an amazing drizzling sauce for grilled chicken, shrimp, pork or beef.

Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing

Obsessed. Do you ever have this problem? I suffer from it quite often and it usually has to do with some new recipe I’m developing and can’t get my mind off of. And so my poor husband, Scott will have to endure whatever it is again and again ………. and again! Till I get it just… 

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