Cleansing Mind, Body and Soul

I don’t know if it is age, or just a little too much socializing in fabulous restaurants where the food tends to be laden with fat, sugar, and salt for maximum flavor, but I simply do not feel my best, and I’ve put on a… Keep Reading »

Flowers, Food, & Friends

I finally made time for a social life this weekend! Of course I multi-tasked and still managed to do a little recipe development and photography while having fun (try the cauliflower recipe below – it got a big thumbs up from my guests). I also… Keep Reading »

Mushroom & Tofu Ragu over Spaghetti Squash

I automatically lean towards Asian flavors when working with tofu, so I deliberately started experimenting with more Mediterranean flavors, and came up with this almost meaty ragu. I also happened to have a houseguest who follows a gluten-free diet staying with me when I first… Keep Reading »

Dear Jewels: Gluten-Free Holidays

 I’m having a craving for muffins, and was just wondering if you had a recommended substitute for whole wheat flour that is gluten-free (so I can make the breakfast muffin recipe on here). – Penelope, London
Dear Penelope,
Breakfast cravings
Sorghum is what would most commonly be used,… Keep Reading »