Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cupcakes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cupcakes - Gluten Free

There is just something about the combination of peanut butter and chocolate; no matter the recipe it always ends up tasting amazing! Maybe it evokes memories of Halloween as a child? Whatever the reason, this classic duo has made its way into many favorite recipes, including this one.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Cupcakes - Gluten Free

With a sudden craving for chocolate the other day (I’m sure you can relate to the moment when any dessert containing chocolate sounds delicious) this seemed like a fun recipe to make, and has become a fast favorite with everyone. The perfect compliment to a cup of pumpkin coffee, reminding us all of the Fall weather, especially those of us here in New Mexico, are experiencing at present. Best of all, it’s gluten free. Continue reading

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins - Zucchini blossom

Our newly established vegetable garden has been keeping us on our toes throughout the summer, and we are in the midst of harvesting zucchini, cucumbers, chili peppers, potatoes, squash, lots of herbs and tomatoes.

Dealing with the challenges of a fractured wrist and the resulting surgery and ensuing healing process  (it’s now been almost 8 weeks and healing very well), has held up our latest book project somewhat (as well as slowed down our posting frequency).  We were already in the midst of publishing a new holiday book with all our favorite recipes (naturally, all gluten free) when all of this happened. Please, bear with us – things are looking up. Continue reading

Halloween Cupcakes: Pumpkin Owls and Hedgehogs

Halloween Cupcakes: Pumpkin Owls and Hedgehogs - Hedgehog Cupcakes

It’s the end of October already; can you believe it? Here in New Mexico, the weather is definitely beginning to show the change of seasons with a noticeable chill in the air and the familiar smell of wood smoke on the breeze. Halloween is just around the corner. The bastion of a thousand bad horror films, the favorite day of any little ghost or goblin ever to wear a costume and beg for candy. What would the end of October be without all the fake spiders, jack o’ lanterns, trick or treaters, ghouls and ghosts. . . and sugar. Frightful! It’s enough to make anyone scream; especially when everyone slowly descends from their megalithic sugar comas the next day, struggling to regain even some semblance of being human! Continue reading