Easy Banana Cake

Banana Cake Recipe

When bananas begin to brown on the counter, it’s time to bake. This easy banana cake is ready in under an hour and has great flavors of banana bread in dessert form.   For days I have been trying to write this post. I’ve been searching for the theme, for the center of it, for…

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Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples (The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook)

Honey APple Brussels Sprouts

This post about a quick and easy recipe for Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY. You may already know this. Or maybe not. But for five years, beginning in my mid-high school years, I was a vegetarian. And I loved it. It all started…

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Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup (Gluten-Free Recipes for People With Diabetes Cookbook)

Chicken Cilantro Soup

This post about an Easy Chicken-Cilantro Soup is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY.   A few weeks ago, one of my college friends came to visit. Over the course of the day, we got coffees, had lunch and caught up on life. One thing she told me surprised me though: my…

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Review: The Book of Jonas


At the beginning of 2012, I set all sorts of goals for this year. Among them was to read 52 books. Guess what? I am well on my way to meeting that one. So far, I have read 13 books, polishing off the latest selection by the BlogHer Book Club this evening. That book is…

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Review: Born Wicked


I’m worried that if I keep telling you how much I liked the books I have been reading, you won’t believe me anymore. So, I need to remind you that when I don’t like books, I say so. Really. I do. Now that we have that cleared up, I can tell you about the latest…

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Best Bets for Beach Reads 2011

Yes. It’s August. Yes, summer is half over. But does that mean we should stop reading? Definitely not, and these Best Bets for Beach Reads 2011 will thrill, excite and engage you. Isn’t that what a good book is all about? The Violets of March: A Novel by Sarah Jio – If you’ve ever read…

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