ice cream home made without machine

Make Ice Cream at Home–Without a Machine

We discovered that you can make ice cream at home--without a machine! It's unbelievably easy, and it's so much fun being creative with flavor combos. I've been making chocolate chunk ice cream lately. Any empty and clean pasta sauce bottle will do for the glass jar to hold the ice cream. Ingredients: 1 cup cream… Continue reading Make Ice Cream at Home–Without a Machine

coconut muffins

Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds

These little babies make for a sweet, delicious breakfast, snack or dessert. They make your home smell incredible. I added a chia and flax seed mix for nutrition. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut flakes (fresh or dehydrated) 1/4 cup chia and flax seed mix 1 cup canola (or vegetable) oil… Continue reading Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds


Cast-Iron Blondie with Chia Seeds

Ovens in Fiji are typically smaller than those in North America. It's taking a while to figure our oven out. Simple things like cookies, which should only take 10-12 min. to cook, take longer here, especially in a Pyrex dish. The few times I've tried baking cookies, they've all ended up mushy using my usual… Continue reading Cast-Iron Blondie with Chia Seeds



My husband loves blondies, and I love to make them for him. It's a great dessert/snack. I use whole wheat flour and flax seed to try to be a little healthy. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup oil (I suggest vegetable or coconut) 1 egg pinch of salt… Continue reading Blondies