Baby

  He’s here!  My baby was finally born. After what seemed like such a long wait, the birth was fantastic and very fast! I had a beautiful 9 lb. 4 oz. baby boy. My family of four is finally all here and I couldn’t be happier. My little Jude doesn’t know what to make of [...]

“Lighter than Air” Chocolate Cake

My sister brought this naturally gluten-free cake (no flour) over yesterday to cheer me up. She joked that she brought me a “lighter than air” chocolate cake in hopes that I would feel lighter than air instead of nine months pregnant. HILARIOUS. It is an awesome recipe and it did make me feel better! I [...]

The “un” Birthday Cupcakes

I woke up this morning in the most energized, happy mood! I think the first time I have sat down today has been to write this blog entry. Jude and I went to the Art Museum today to go see the Photo Exhibit. Jude was more interested in his echo than the artwork in the [...]

Chewy Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons

I found this recipe while thumbing through an old issue (August 2005) of Cooking Light. I adapted it to be gluten-free and here are the results! I enjoyed this cookie very much and I am looking forward to other iterations where I can play with the recipe a little bit. I think there are a [...]

Banana Nut Muffins

I have been spending a lot of time running after my toddler outside and less time in the kitchen! The weather here is gorgeous and Jude wants to spend all day outdoors. Who could blame him? Today we were outside making mudpies together. He got completely covered in mud from head to toe- he even [...]