Lori

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Tea Sandwich Trays

Sep 4, 2015
Tea Sandwich Trays

Smoked salmon w/lemon/caper/dill cream cheese tea sandwich tray,Summer is slowly coming to an end~ This past month has been busy with cleaning and organizing the house, and getting Laurel ready to go off to college. Amongst all the hustle and bustle, we’ve enjoyed simple tea trays, quickly thrown together, and savored together in...

Frozen Smoothie Bowls to beat the heat!

Jul 29, 2015
Frozen Smoothie Bowls to beat the heat!

Smoothie Bowl, top side viewNWS Heat Index : a quantity expressing the discomfort felt as a result of the combined effects of the temperature and humidity of the air. When I went back home to Hawaii earlier in the month, the heat index was 100 and above–boy was I miserable in...

Icy Orange Hemp Dream

Jun 16, 2015
Icy Orange Hemp Dream

Icy Orange Hemp Dream, top viewSummer is definitely here! Stay cool with this refreshing slush reminiscent of an Orange Julius, but better. Hemp seeds add creaminess and a slight nutty flavor, along with a good dose of protein as well as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Use calcium fortified orange juice concentrate to...

School Spirit-Logo-Mascot Candy Lei

May 20, 2015
School Spirit-Logo-Mascot Candy Lei

School spirit/logo/mascot candy leiIt’s that graduation time of year again. Time to think about making some candy lei if you don’t have access to fresh flower lei, or budget friendly flower lei. This year I’m making something different– candy lei based upon the graduating school’s logo, and/or mascot, and the...

Happy Hump Day! Sock Animal Mania!

Apr 22, 2015
Happy Hump Day! Sock Animal Mania!

DSC_0251I just thought I’d share some pictures with you to brighten your day today with these cuties~ Laurel spent hours making these for her high school senior project. She wanted to donate them to somewhere that benefits kids, so she is donating them to Lilu to sell at their annual...

Strawberry Rhubarb Piece of Pie Parfait

Apr 14, 2015
Strawberry Rhubarb Piece of Pie Parfait

strawberry Rhubarb Piece of Pie Parfait, top sideThe thing about pies are that they usually take at least an hour to bake. To cut down on the time, and a bit on the calories, I’ve been enjoying a deconstructed “taste” of pie by making the filling and crust separately. Strawberry...

Sweet and Sour Cabbage with Bacon

Mar 16, 2015
Sweet and Sour Cabbage with Bacon

Pot of Sweet and Sour Cabbage with Bacon, close upHere’s something to hit that sweet and sour craving. My csa boxes have been filled with cabbages for many months now, and this easy recipe I came up with has become an addicting favorite. Equally good with red or green cabbages....

Charred Kale Sticky Rice Dumplings

Feb 19, 2015
Charred Kale Sticky Rice Dumplings

Charred kale sticky rice dumpling, close upKale dumplings! Weekly question for the past several months after looking in my CSA produce box: What should I do with all this kale? I’ve tinkered off and on with making a gluten free dumpling, but never very successfully– until I made these. The flater leaf lacinato...

Frosted Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Feb 10, 2015
Frosted Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Frosted Lemon Shortbread cookies 2Here’s a little something to brighten up a humdrum day. Choose a cookie shape that brings a smile to your face. I added a few white sprinkles to sort of represent a paper cupcake liner. Mmm… fresh lemon frosting~ These are not plain cookies– must have...

Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

Jan 23, 2015
Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup, top side viewThe flu season is definitely in full swing all over the country. It knocked me out for the past few weeks, and chicken noodle soup seemed to be mostly what I wanted to eat. When you’re not feeling so well though, and you want to...

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