Simple Tomato Sauce

 Simple Tomato Sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce

It’s the simplest things in life that give us pleasure, right? A walk in the park, a nice movie, a good book, a cup of tea….why complicate when we can so easily make ourselves happy? No, don’t worry, I haven’t suddenly achieved a zen- like attitude …though God knows  how much I need it!!  But I do like to use this philosophy whilst in my kitchen. Case in point, this  Simple Tomato Sauce!

Simple Tomato Sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce

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Peach & Plum Crumb Bars

Peach & Plum Crumb Bars

The sun is beating down on us with a vengeance it seems.  With the heat and dust, comes the  generous blessings of  glorious bounties of summer.  Bright, vivid, sweet stone fruits are a sight for sore eyes and undoubtedly make this weather bearable.

Now hot or not, bake I must.  And bake I must with these gorgeous fruits.  So first thing this morning, before the day took over, I quickly put together  gluten-free Peach & Plum Crumb Bars.  These were certainly a scrumptious mid morning treat, lightly sweet and tart with soft buttery crust and a crunchy crumb topping!

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Mulberry Chia Seed Jam

Mulberry Chia Seed Jam

Mulberry Chia Seed Jam

Today I have for you this 3 ingredient, healthy, easy peasy Mulberry Chia Seed Jam recipe  …. and its absolutely delicious! Mulberries  are a very popular munch food in our house.  And the  over enthusiastic mulberry lover that I am, this week my refrigerator was overstocked with them.  I had to think of doing “something different”, real quick…  as mulberries have a short season and a shorter shelf life.  And so boom..this jam was born!

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