S’mores Squares

S’mores Squares

Summer.  Doesn’t the word just illicit thoughts of endless days, popsicles, sprinklers, warm nights – the sound of kids laughter carried along the breeze?  When the kids were younger it was visits to the Zoo.  It was trips to parks and the sound of the ice cream truck.  As they get older, I am frequently reminded of my fav book when I was a young teen “Are you there God, It’s Me Margaret?” and those opening chapters when life as a young girl was so simple, yet fraught with the issues of adolescence.    Don’t we all want to live in this fairy-tale version of summer?  Now we hope for a moment with a beach read, BBQ’s, a cold beer after a game of golf, or an amazing rosé  on the patio with a girlfriend.  AHHH, Summer… Continue reading “S’mores Squares”

B’s Dessert for Breakfast

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We have a dancer in our family and she LOVES dessert.  Any kind of dessert and she is on board.  BUT – with her being an athlete and trying to be super careful about feeding the body properly, I have attempted to create some desserts for her that fill that dessert craving, but also fuel her body.  Her absolute fav is my Gluten Free Fruit Crumble – it has no refined sugar,  decent protein, healthy fats and yummy fruit.   But, the truth is – she really loves it because…  SHE CAN ALSO EAT IT FOR BREAKFAST!!   In the morning – the leftovers can be spooned into a bowl with a dollop of greek yogurt and you have a great meal to fuel them for the day. Continue reading “B’s Dessert for Breakfast”