Buckwheat Banana Date Cake

I have a confession: I suck at baking. I don’t like to follow directions.  My ego wants me to put a bunch of ingredients in a bowl, wave a magic wand, and create something delicious.  It’s easier to do this with savory dinners in a pot on a stove than it is in baking.  Baking…

Detox Mango Fruit Pops

Hi friends!  I hope this summer has been going swimmingly for you.  We have a few weeks left to enjoy (or curse) heat.  In these dog days, frozen treats are pretty irresistible.  They are usually pretty sugar-packed, too.  But these frozen fruit pops can assuage your guilt because not only do they have a delicious…

Master Cleanse Salad

Some of you may have heard of the Master Cleanse in which you spend a few days up to a few weeks drinking a concoction of water with lemon juice, Grade B maple syrup and cayenne pepper.  Now, I’m not going to go into my thoughts and opinions on cleanses as I feel the validity…

Single Serving Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Friday was my birthday.  While I had a lovely evening with my husband grabbing drinks, appetizers, and seeing a wonderful ballet, I did not get cake or blow out candles.  So the next morning, I decided to make myself a cake.  And because I didn’t want to be left with an entire cake to nibble…