Sunday Dinner: Slow-Cooker Veggie Lasagna

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  It is deep into football season.  It is the start of cooler nights here is Virginia.  It is the unofficial start of the holiday season, which now seems to kick off the nanosecond the clock strikes 12am after Halloween’s revelries.  Whatever your hibernation or food trigger, November is a good Read More …

Gluten-free Biscuits, Anyone?

One of the restrictions on my 90-day cleanse is gluten.  It probably seems odd that I love being up to my elbows in the stuff (and sugar) with the baking and cake decorating passion.  But, in a way, it is really aversion therapy.  If I eat sugar, I blow up for a day or two.  I’m not sure Read More …

Cakes, Cakes, Everywhere!

Thursday was my baking day for next weekend’s party cakes.  I typically don’t like to bake cakes ahead of time, but given that I am making big cakes for two parties and there is a ton of decorating work, I need to enforce a bit of time management over the coming week.  Besides, I am Read More …

Back on Track, Finally

I don’t know how else to say it, but October (or at least most of it) totally sucked.  Whatever your drug of choice, detox sucks.  I gave up my twenty-year caffeine habit and a sugar addiction that started in the last trimester of my pregnancy and became very scary in recent months.   Anyway, my physical Read More …