Pancake Tuesday Rocks!

Today is Shrove Tuesday…aka Pancake Tuesday.  Which is the day to stuff yourself silly before Lent.  I accomplished step one.  As for Lent, I don’t normally partake in the practice, being that I have a hard time giving up anything for longer than 5 minutes.  I may participate this year in the chocolate department….I said *MAY*…I will decide later, but right now, let’s get on with the totally awesome-good-for-you pancakes I made this morning.

DSC02812Healthy Whole Grain & Nut Pancakes

1/2 Cup Whole Rolled Oats
1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
2 Tbsp Ground Flax
1/2 Chopped Walnuts
2 tsp …

Seaside Throw

Just before Christmas I embarked on the largest weaving project since I have owned my loom, which is a year and 5 months now.  I usually start my weaving projects (and knitting) with some sort of inspiration,  whether it be a photo, nature, yarn sample or a snippet of a textured pattern.

The seaside throw concept was born from this photo…

DSC03407A picture of the Caribbean taken a couple years ago from the Mayan Riviera.  With this picture in mind, I designed a pattern…

Seaside Throw_Revised copyAll the words and numbers below the design are the calculations needed to measure out yarn … Read more...

Stuffed Poblanos With Red Mole Sauce

¡Buenos Dias Todo! (Good Morning All!)

¡Bienvenidos a mi clase de cocina! (Welcome to my cooking class!)

Today we are making stuffed poblanos cooked in a rich and earthy red mole (moh-LAY) sauce.  The flavours are out of this world.  With every bite, your taste buds will be doing a happy dance.

So let’s get started as this recipe has a few components that have to be done separately.   I made the rice, salsa roja and red mole sauce  prior and used them in other ways but don’t let the long list of instructions scare you as they all come … Read more...