On Life, Love, Health, Travel and Good Eats

My Favorite Restaurant in Eugene, “Party Down Town”

I am never disappointed when I eat at Party Downtown. Eugenians are truly blessed to have such a wonderful locally centered and organic restaurant. When you walk in it is immediately apparent that this is not a pretentious place. The... Continue Reading →

Peaches and Cream Crepes

The end of summer is marked by so many things. Harvest time is beginning, gardeners and preservers are canning and freezing all of summer's bounty. We run around trying to get as much fun in as we can before winter's... Continue Reading →

Preserving Summer’s Garden Bounty

If you are like me you've been very busy lately putting up vegetables from the garden. I like to freeze green beans when they are just ready, immediately after picking for best freshness and taste. I blanch them for just... Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter Coconut Milk Ice Cream

I'm not really crazy about the sugar free ice creams out there or the coconut milk ice creams they have lost something and they don't seem to be as satisfying as I want them to be. My husband is diabetic... Continue Reading →

Zucchini Enchilada Casserole (Vegan)

Our garden is one of the best things about summer for us we always seem to get a bounty of fresh delicious vegetables. More than likely you like us if you are a gardener end up with too much zucchini.... Continue Reading →

Jeff’s Birthday Shortcake

Try this sugar-free shortbread the next time you want something delicious but not sinful. Biscuit 2 cups spelt flour  1 tap baking soda, 1 tap salt, baking powder 1/3 cup non chemical sugar-free substitute like erythratol, or Stevie baking blend... Continue Reading →

Hiking the Falls in Summer

Hiking is one of Oregonians many pleasure pastimes. It seems that we can never get enough hiking in before the winter weather comes in to shower us with all the fabulous rain that we get from October to June. But... Continue Reading →

Flourless Banana Power Cakes

My daughter sells this wonderful protein powder by Arbone and she's always looking for ways to cook with it. She created these delicious power pancakes. They're great for breakfast, snacks and kids love them. They're also a great high fiber,... Continue Reading →

Blueberry Avocado Pancakes Recipe | Yummly

Check out this healthy take on pancakes. I love this sort of thing for snacks too. And don't forget to make up a big batch and freeze them. Layer them with waxed paper for easy removal. And don't be afraid... Continue Reading →

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