{Healthier} Orange Cranberry Bread

This recipe comes to you as a refreshing way to bake with the delicious tastes of winter, but without over doing it on fat, calories, and sugar.  The reduced sugar, tart cranberries, and swap of bananas for oil makes this bread all the more satisfying.     I just love the cranberry orange combination.  IContinue reading “{Healthier} Orange Cranberry Bread”

Sweet Yogurt with Saffron + New Year

For New Year’s Day our family dined on Indian inspired delicacies.  I whipped up my version of sweet yogurt with saffron as the dessert on this cold, snowy first day of 2014 in Iowa. Saffron is one of the main flavorings of this sweet and subtle dish.  Saffron, picture above, is the world’s most expensiveContinue reading “Sweet Yogurt with Saffron + New Year”

Salmon Cakes w/ Lemon Yogurt Sauce

This right here is one of my favorite types of meals – roasted vegetables and fish, specifically salmon.  I always start to crave this kind of meal when things start to turn towards autumn – even when I just think it is starting to turn.  However, it’s still hovering in the 90s around here thisContinue reading “Salmon Cakes w/ Lemon Yogurt Sauce”

Lemon Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake

One of the things I love about working at the school I teach at, is the family atmosphere that is created by the staff members.  We look out for one another, and we show an honest warmth.  We also love a reason to celebrate – weddings, babies, retirements, and of course birthdays.  My particular teachingContinue reading “Lemon Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake”