Category Archives: Cooking

Heirloom apples and a quick vegan dinner

I have been feasting on heirloom apples lately. Check out these beauties. The gold ones are Spitzenburg and the red ones are Black Oxford. When my son saw them he asked me if they were real. They look a little bit unusual when you compare them to a red delicious or a granny smith. They…

Roasted Eggplant

When I visit my farmers market I go directly to the only two organic vendors, I don’t even bother to look at any of the conventionally grown produce. A few weeks ago I noticed my favorite organic vendor was not there, I was so disappointed. I decided to take a look at what the other…

Happy 70th Dad!

I celebrated my Dad’s 70th birthday not too long ago with most of my siblings, their children and spouses. I can’t believe my Dad is 70, he looks and acts much younger. It was so great to have my nephews and my beautiful niece running around the house playing and having fun. We cooked a…

Gluten free pasta and a sunny day

My Sundays are¬†usually spent doing laundry and catching up on other mundane chores. I did not want to do that yesterday, not when it was 75 degrees outside. Yes, in San Antonio we were treated to a warm and sunny day. I put on a tank top and flip-flops and headed outside with my son…

Get me out of the kitchen

Cooking dinner for my family on the weeknights is NOT my favorite activity. I never know what to make. I always feel like I recycle the same recipes week after week and nobody likes my food. How did this happen to me? There was a time when I loved making dinner. I was once a…