How to Delegate

a.k.a. Easy Blueberry Pancakes

blueberry_muffinsIn a moment of exhaustion, I plopped myself on the couch and… dozed. I hear my boy hovering above me say, “Mommy, what’s for dinner?” Jokingly, I reply, “Can you make dinner tonight?” And he says with enthusiasm, “OKAY!!!” I kinda chuckle. My eyes are still closed and I hear them discussing…

Boy: Sissy, we can use your cookbook… Mommy, how about spaghetti and meatballs?
Me: Sissy doesn’t like red sauce.
Boy: Oh yeah.

Rustle. Rustle. [Read more…]

How to Make Naturally Sweetened Strawberry Delight

agavestraw_1This recipe is so simple and yet, it has evaded me for decades. It took a trip to Hawaii to visit friends to discover one of its key ingredients–and it’s not even Hawaiian. They made this dessert for my fiancé and I, and we’ve been smitten since.

Ingredients:
Fresh strawberries, quartered
Agave nectar/syrup

And onto the quickest Preparation:
Combine the ingredients together in a bowl or container, adding the syrup in teaspoon-increments (or less) until you’ve reached your desired sweetness. Consume as is or let it sit in the fridge overnight.

Yes, that’s it! [Read more…]