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Diabetic Low-Carb Blueberry Muffins

August 23, 2015
Diabetic Low-Carb Blueberry Muffins

With only 22g of carbs, 2.5g of fiber, 8.3g of sugar and 123 calories per muffin, these sweet treats are the perfect alternative to grabbing something from your local coffee chain that will spike your blood sugar or ruin your diet. Continue Reading…

Strawberry Daiquiri Mini Cupcakes

July 12, 2012
strawberry daiquiri cupcakes

A big thanks to Bel for the recipe for these strawberry daiquiri cupcakes. I took a bit of a break from blogging but am back with a recipe for a cake that I transformed into mini cupcakes. So delicious!

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Nougat de Montélimar

December 22, 2011

I used to be excited by the snap and sweetness of a Nestle Crunch bar until I started sneaking some of my mom and dad’s sweet tooth fixes. My mom would take out her black 70+ percent Valrhona chocolate bar

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Pumpkin Cupcakes

October 24, 2011

With the beautiful weather in San Francisco this September and October, I’d forgotten about fall baking.  The canned pumpkin and squash are overflowing their shelves and containers at Safeway Continue Reading…

Chocolate, Ricotta and Pine Nut Tart

August 5, 2011
Chocolate Ricotta Tart

First of all, you may have noticed that I’m experimenting with a larger photo format for my blog.  I’ve been learning from Craig Lee who does freelance food photography for the SF Chronicle and NY Times and wanted to capture some of my food a little bit better and showcase it more. Continue Reading…

Plum Galette

July 21, 2011

My first week of receiving a Farm Fresh to You CSA Fruit Box was like Christmas.  Then I realized the fruit was still hard — it’s like unwrapping an remote control car that isn’t charged.  Patience!  I also was hoping that there was a box where I’d consistently get enough quantity of one or two kinds of fruit so I could bake with them (recommendations?). Continue Reading…

Homemade Ricotta

July 19, 2011

I’ve paid an obscene amount of money for good ricotta from Bellwether Farms, which I discovered in Point Reyes.  Could I make my own and save some dough? Continue Reading…