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Foods for the Soul
Lemon Cupcakes with Raspberry Vanilla Yogurt Frosting

Apr 14, 2014
Lemon Cupcakes with Raspberry Vanilla Yogurt Frosting

Light lemon cupcakes piled high with creamy pink vanilla frosting. With how sweet they taste, you’ll never believe these elegant cupcakes are secretly skinny!     On Sunday afternoon, I tore myself away from baking and dashed across town for a quick trip to Target to stock up on a few essentials. I only...

A Girl And Her Fork
Springtime Savory Dish : Asparagus Flan

Apr 14, 2014
Springtime Savory Dish :  Asparagus Flan


It's a bit hard to tell in the photo but the flan is actually more of a muted light green then yellow.

A few years ago, Mr.S and I took a little getaway to Seattle. We found a wonderful little rustic restaurant in the Capitol Hill neighborhood called Cascina...

Undercover Caterer
Jen’s Secret Mashed Potatoes

Apr 14, 2014

Once upon a time, about one hundred years ago, I used to go out with this guy that lived in San Francisco with his friend.  His friends’ girlfriend and I became friends and we’d both visit on the weekends.  The boys lived in a Victorian that had been divided into 2 or 3 flats–I...

Sacramento Vegan
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck

Apr 13, 2014
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck



For this week's blog article, I had intended to highlight another one of the food trucks that will be participating in SactoMoFo 7 on April 26th. But when I went to the River Walk in West Sacramento at lunchtime last week and tried to order a vegan meal at the...

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Foods for the Soul
Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

Apr 12, 2014
Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

A skinny smoothie packed with 3 different fruits. You’ll love its pretty pastel layers and naturally sweet taste!     When I was 8 years old, my family flew out to Arizona to spend Easter with my mom’s parents. I packed lots of shorts, tanks, and summery clothes for our warm desert vacation, as...

Foods for the Soul
Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Apr 10, 2014
Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Tender coconut muffins filled with juicy pineapple pieces. You won’t miss the fat and calories in this easy, lightened up recipe!     Sometime during my childhood, a grandparent or family friend wrapped up a copy of Pretend Soup, a cookbook for preschoolers and young children, for my birthday gift. Each recipe spanned four...

Foods for the Soul
Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

The softest & chewiest cookies you’ll ever eat! Packed full of lemon flavor for a lightened, skinny treat.     This past weekend, with both our significant others out of state on business travel, Dad and I planned an extra special father-daughter date. I rose with the sun on Saturday morning to get ready,...

Undercover Caterer
Creamy Cilantro-Avocado Dressing

Apr 7, 2014

There’s this Mexican restaurant in Sacramento that has the creamy cilantro dressing equivalent to the creamy basil salad dressing from the Old Spaghetti Factory.  It’s just the free salad that comes with your dinner but that dressing is kind of addicting. I shopped at Mercado Loco on the way home so you might not...

Sacramento Vegan
Fuzion Eatz

Fuzion Eatz

Mark your calendar -- Sacramento's annual mobile food festival will be held on Saturday, April 26th. At last count, thirty different food trucks had signed on to participate in SactoMoFo 7. I'm contacting each participant to see who plans to have veg...

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Foods for the Soul
Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake

An easy recipe for healthy spiced carrot cake topped with sweet ricotta frosting. You’ll never miss the fat and calories in this supremely moist cake!     After spending my entire three-week Winter Break sinking my teeth into every single dessert I saw—sugar cookies, hazelnut cake, raspberry truffles, and more—I decided to skip all...