gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

this is it. the cookie of your DREAMS. it’s got all the words you like to hear ~ chewy, crisp, chocolate, oats, cinnamon, GLUTEN-FREE ~ all my favorite words! the only thing i haven’t conquered is the no sugar thing.  i’ll work on it next time and let you know! it’s just a basic recipe (found it on the weight watchers website) but i changed the … Continue reading gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

tuna cakes, buffalo style.

this is an old classic made yummier and healthier, if i do say so myself. if you think tuna cakes are disgusting, then maybe you need to call these something else.  perhaps tuna sliders, sans bun?  or crispy tuna medallions? whatever you decide to call them, these are sensational.  i found myself talking about them in my last student’s lesson (hi michelle!) and had to … Continue reading tuna cakes, buffalo style.

magic in the kitchen.

okay, i’m having a seriously amazing culinary day. for breakfast, i had a farm-fresh egg from my amazing friends’ farm, topped with fresh jalapeno, which was given to me by another incredible person in my life.  i think they might have come from his garden. it really pays to know wonderful people, doesn’t it? complete with a bit of avocado, some chia seed love, and a … Continue reading magic in the kitchen.

scallops on a bed of veggies.

such a light, beautiful, satisfying little meal. so, i’ve started this little diet plan ~ i’m sure you’ve never heard of it.  it’s not that popular and i really haven’t heard about anyone who’s done it and gotten any results.  it’s called weight watchers.  ha ha. i’ll try not to bombard you with “point values” and info like that on here, because if you’re using … Continue reading scallops on a bed of veggies.