Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Hearts for Valentine's Day

We are back to a full posting schedule, having devoted most of January to the finalization of our upcoming book, followed by a short trip out to California the beginning of this month. Time just flies, especially when there just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day to fit in all that is necessary for this big book  project.  We needed to recharge our batteries, recenter and refocus on what we really love to do – sharing what we have learned with all of you, our friends and family. That’s why we chose to include one of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes (which will be in our new book) with all of you. 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

Valentine’s Day Cookies

Valentine's Day Cookies

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.

You can’t just accept it, and leave it in the cupboard,

or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it.

You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Valentine's Day Cookies

In honor of Valentine’s Day,  here is a wonderful cookie recipe that works without fail. You will need to get the following ingredients. Continue reading