This Ice Cream Is Totally Bananas- and Nothing Else!

One of my most exciting recent discoveries is that it’s possible to make ice cream out of bananas and nothing else. It’s such a fun and healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Trust me, my sweet tooth is ravenous! I’ve experimented with a few different ways to make this ice cream, and I’ve come up with two methods that work well depending on your kitchen equipment, ability to plan ahead, and desire for instant gratification. If you want instant … Continue reading

Homemade Peanut Butter- Updated

Ever since I saw stations to make your own nut butters start popping up in supermarkets like Safeway and Whole Foods, I knew it was something I had to try at home. And you should try it too because nut butters are really fun to make! Making nut butter at home gives you control over the ingredients that are added, and it gives you the freedom to experiment with different types of nuts and flavors. But this post focuses on … Continue reading

Meditations on Warmer Weather

Spring is finally here, hooray! The flower pictured above was a magical flower and the first true sign that warmer weather was here to stay. The flower was magical because I’d never seen anything grow quite like it. I was walking Stella one morning when we stumbled upon a large scattering of these flowers, both purple and bright orange ones, sprouting straight up out of the grass in the shade of a towering tree. The flowers were very tiny, unattached … Continue reading