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Café de Olla

Café de Olla

Spiced with cinnamon, brightened with orange and sweetened with dark brown sugar. This coffee is rich, bold and an utterly luscious way to warm up! Steeping coffee in boiling water is an old way to make coffee, sometimes referred to as Cowboy Coffee. I fondly […]

Winter Refresh – Mixed Greens and Fruit Smoothie

Winter Refresh – Mixed Greens and Fruit Smoothie

Beat the winter blues with a whole lot of green! Toss some gorgeous greens into a slightly sweet, nutty coconut milk then add an array of fresh fruit along with a pop of mint. No matter the weather outside this will brighten your day! I […]

Pecan and Raisin Coffee Cake

Pecan and Raisin Coffee Cake

Take a rich, buttery vanilla cake, layer it inside and out with plump golden raisins, toasted pecans along with a generous dusting of cinnamon and dark brown sugar. Now you’ve got a delightful partner for your morning coffee. Coffee cakes have been around in various […]

Fig Jam

Fig Jam

The deep, sweet earthy tones of figs, highlighted with fresh lemon are found swirling in this gorgeous jam. It’s simple to make and oh, so wonderful to taste! I always keep dried fruits on hand, they’re perfect for baking, snacking or finishing out a charcuterie […]

Lemon Waffles

Lemon Waffles

A gentle wisp of lemon adds a wonderful fresh note of citrus to steaming hot waffles cooked until crisp and golden. All they need is a drizzle of warm maple syrup or a dollop of lemon curd to top them – or both! Waffles are […]

Orange Scented French Toast

Orange Scented French Toast

It’s the holidays, you have guests and they might be expecting something special for brunch. This might just do the trick. Thick slices of Challah bread soaked in a rich egg custard scented with orange, honey and vanilla then gently cooked until toasted and golden […]

Apricot and Pecan Studded Bread

Apricot and Pecan Studded Bread

Beautiful jewel toned apricots and gorgeous toasted pecans are folded into a lightly sweetened batter then baked into a delicate, fruit studded bread. This is a perfect way to kick off the season of holiday giving! Fruit breads are made using dried fruit instead of […]

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Ricotta Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Ricotta Pancakes

Oh my! Dark, luscious bits of chocolate wrapped up in tender, delicate pancakes. Served piping hot with warm maple syrup dripping over the top – a stack of these will get any sleepyhead out of bed! To be honest I’ve never been a big fan […]

Pumpkin, Apple and Kale Juice

Pumpkin, Apple and Kale Juice

Fresh, clean and lightly sweet with a subtle note of that lovely warmth only fresh ginger can bring – this is the perfect way to midweek rejuvenation! This time of year brings added stress and a crunch on our time. Blended juices are a great […]

Bicerin

Bicerin

The depth of bittersweet chocolate mingles beautifully with a rich dark roasted coffee. A quick stir to swirl them together before finishing with a soft, fluffy cloud of sweetened whipped cream and just a tiny bit more chocolate. Finally the weather is cooling off so […]

Beef Fajita and Egg Tacos

Beef Fajita and Egg Tacos

Warm strips of steak, marinated then pan-seared, served with creamy scrambled eggs wrapped in steaming tortillas. Toss in black beans, sautéed sweet onions and sprinkle with queso fresco plus a bit of fresh salsa – breakfast in Texas is awfully good! Steak and eggs for […]

Fig and Strawberry Smoothies

Fig and Strawberry Smoothies

Nature’s sweetness swirls throughout this thick, creamy beverage. It’s a simple collection of fruit – gorgeous dried figs bringing along an autumn note, strawberries with their bright, fresh flavor and bananas sharing a sweet, natural creaminess. They all work in harmony delivering something quite nice. […]



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