No-Bake Cookies – A Summertime Low-Heat Treat

Make cookies when it’s an oven outside? Who want’s to turn the oven on inside?!  Here’s how to make some yummy chocolaty cookies when it’s too hot to bake.  This is fun for kids to make, and if the kids want cookies, why not teach them to make their own. (These are low-sugar so a healthy snack – but don’t let on!) I am posting this now, so you can make sure you have ingredients on hand for those picnic potlucks over the Fourth. I made these several years ago […]

Chia Honey Pudding – Ancient Treat for Modern Diets

Did you resolve to eat better? Monica King is here today with a healthy paleo desert that is simple to make.  Best of all it uses the seeds of a Southwestern wildflower – chia.  This wonderfully light pudding that fits perfectly into low-carb, keto, gluten-free, paleo diet and is extremely versatile. Chia The key ingredient is chia seeds. These seeds are hydrophilic, they can absorb over ten times their weight when soaked in liquid and develop a mucilaginous coating that gives them a gelatin type texture. If you have never […]

Pecan Turtles

Do you have pecan trees?  Many people in the Southwest do.  Now how to use all those pecans while they are fresh and tasty?  Here is a recipe shared from a friend who lives north of the border – the other border! Janet Davis lives in Canada and makes these yummy “pecan turtles” for the holidays. Janet Davis, our guest author This creative lady is a garden writer like Savorist Jacqueline Soule.  Janet is also a photographer – and her words and images have been featured in numerous books, magazines, […]