Sierra - Sierra, Hu and Simba, Best Friends, copyright 2010,, All rights reserved

Considering the fact that we have always been posting at least once every week since the start of this blog last year, all of you faithful readers are probably wondering where we have been over the past couple of weeks.

Last month we mentioned in a post, that our dog Sierra had suffered a heart attack, but that she seemed to be recovering and doing well. In the early hours of last Sunday morning, May 2, around midnight, Sierra’s amazing will and courageous heart finally gave out, and she died surrounded by love. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Valentine's Day Cupcakes - Strawberry Cupcakes


If you have it, you don’t need to have anything else,

and if you don’t have it,

 it doesn’t matter much what else you have.

Sir James M. Barrie

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share our gluten free cupcakes with you. After a few trials, we  succeeded in making delicious and easy to make cupcakes. We started out by adapting our sponge cake recipe,  but we eliminated any flour whatsoever. It is made primarily with finely ground almonds, shredded coconuts and mashed bananas. Also, we didn’t want to use any sugary frostings, but instead, created a cream cheese and strawberry topping -reminiscent of cheese cake. Continue reading