Food Diary

Uses for Cinnamon

SUGGESTIONS FOR USING CINNAMON * Sprinkle cinnamon into your coffee, or add it to your coffee grounds before brewing. * Add a dash or two of cinnamon to hot oatmeal or cold whole grain cereal. * Fold cinnamon into yogurt. * Season roasted or grilled fruit with a sprinkle of cinnamon. * Stir cinnamon into almond butter, or any nut or seed butter, and use as a dip for fresh apple or pear wedges or a filling for celery. * Add a pinch of cinnamon ... Read more

Best-Ever Holiday Gift

This is the time of the year to gift creatively.  I think the most treasured gift you can give is the passing on of family traditions.  There is no better and more long lasting gift than a hand written family favorite recipe.  No more guessing how to make Grandma’s meatballs or Mom’s brownies. My beloved Grandma Rosabel gave me a hand written recipe for her chocolate ice cream roll (from The Settlement Cookbook) which I have made countless times over the years.  ... Read more