Coffee Almond Bites

I originally named these Almond Ecstasy because Almond Joy is already taken. And to be quite honest, these little guys produce some emotions that go a little bit beyond joy. I mean, they have COFFEE in them for heaven’s sake! These are a nice little treat for coffee time, snack time, movie time, post-workout time. Pretty much anytime….

My Morning Routine

Good Morning readers! Just wanting to share a little bit about how I do mornings. I am an absolute crazy morning loving person! I live for the early hours of the day and I feel like I get more done before noon than I could ever accomplish after noon. Kind of sad, but true. I…

Seattle Style Short Ribs

Coffee. Wine. Beef. Oh good, I’ve got your attention! To those of you who are Mark Sisson followers, aka “Primal”, you will most certainly be interested in this dish. It’s called Seattle Style Short Ribs.  Why Seattle-style you ask? My best guess is because it has coffee in it. But I don’t live in Seattle and…

Cashew Coconut Creamer

As I finish up my culinary studies, I am well-aware that my learning and growing does not stop once I drive away from Santa Cruz. In fact, I have a lengthy list of books and topics to read and research once I have a bit more time on my hands! As of right now, the best…