Almond & Oat Granola Bars

Almond & Oat Granola Bars | From My Sweet Heart

“RESPECT YOUR BODY.  EAT WELL.  DANCE FOREVER.”  Eliza Gaynor Minden. Let’s talk granola bars. Crunchy or chewy? I love all kinds, but for me, I prefer chewy. Granola bars are such a perfect, quick, compact, portable snack .  And I eat them pretty regularly.  There may be some decent store bought brands out there, but…

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Honey Almond Panna Cotta with Lemon Thyme Peaches

Honey Almond Panna Cotta with Lemon Thyme Peaches

“SHALL I PART MY HAIR BEHIND?  DO I DARE TO EAT A PEACH?”  T.S. Eliot. Shall I put herbs in my dessert? I must!  Because Kristen of The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, and leader of The Improv Cooking Challenge has compelled us to create something using peaches and herbs!  And before you know…

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Vintage Cakes: Lemon & Almond Streamliner Cake

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“TRAVELING IS LIKE FLIRTING WITH LIFE.  IT’S LIKE SAYING, I WOULD STAY AND LOVE YOU, BUT I HAVE TO GO; THIS IS MY STATION.”  Lisa St. Aubin de Teran. Travel back to the 1930’s on the Zephyr, the Flying Yankee, or the Comet.  It was the golden age of train travel, when comfort and convenience…

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Affogato & Honey Almond Gelato

Affogato | From My Sweet Heart

“AH! HOW SWEET COFFEE TASTES!  LOVELIER THAN A THOUSAND KISSES, SWEETER FAR THAN MUSCATEL WINE!”  J.S. Bach (Coffee Cantata). It’s good to be back after a couple of weeks of recuperating from a back injury and adjusting to some eye surgery.  I can say with gusto. . . . . TGIF!  Another reason to shout…

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Coconut Risotto

Coconut Risotto | From My Sweet Heart

“PULL UP A CHAIR.  TAKE A TASTE.  COME JOIN US.  LIFE IS SO ENDLESSLY DELICIOUS.”  Ruth Reich.l Most days, I think we can all benefit from a little ‘group therapy’.  And my favorite online group to participate in is the  Improv Cooking Challenge.  Kristen, from The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, is the wonderful…

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