Something about springtime makes me want a sweet iced latte. I made this brown sugar simple syrup and had a nice afternoon rejuvenating latte on a warm afternoon. It's a good transition drink because brown sugar makes me think of winter and ice coffee makes me think of summer. There's a lot of talk about … Continue reading Brown sugar iced latte
Caught my eye
I had a great break from my 30 day challenge. We went to Savannah for the 4th, enjoyed family time strolling the neighborhood on the golf cart and relaxing at the pool. Several things Caught My Eye and I thought a great way to get back into the groove would be a nice post of … Continue reading Caught my eye
Lavender Simple Syrup and Lattes
The mint in our garden is going wild, so I decided to make some mint simple syrup. As I was making it, I was looking out of our kitchen window and saw the lavender in full bloom and had the idea to make some lavender simple syrup as well! I am so glad I did. … Continue reading Lavender Simple Syrup and Lattes
Black bean brownies
I was craving something sweet, but have been trying to keep sweets out of the house. Then, I remembered I had heard about black bean brownies. I googled a recipe and found one that I already had all the ingredients to, and it was flourless to boot! You just need a can of black beans, … Continue reading Black bean brownies
Protein balls were all the rage in 2014/2015. And then as quick as they came, they disappeared. While I was standing in front of my fridge just wanting a quick snack I could just grab, I remembered these nutritious little nuggets and thought "I am going to make some asap." What's great about protein balls … Continue reading Protein balls
Baking ingredients – what are they for?
This week, I baked a disastrous batch of brownies. They were truly awful. I really thought I remembered the correct amounts of all the ingredients, so I kind of winged it, but I was way off. They were dense, somehow tasteless, and sucked the moisture right out of my mouth. It did get me thinking … Continue reading Baking ingredients – what are they for?