About 6 years ago I was convinced at a Costco road show to buy a Vitamix 5200 high-speed blender. It wasn’t a cheap purchase, but I can say that of the few expensive kitchen tools I own, I have never regretted buying it. For certain things, nothing touches it ability to pulverize food. It makes … Continue reading

Gluten Free Sheet Pancakes

I am always looking for go-to recipes I can use for our youngest son's breakfasts. Anything I can make once, and toast quickly is a winner. Alistaire was very happy with these gluten-free sheet pancakes The recipe uses a shy bag's worth of Bob's gluten-free pancake mix, you can use most brands, … Continue reading

Pretty Pink Popsicles

It's strawberry season, and my transplanted plants have been producing: I don't get many berries because usually there is a 2 & 4-year-old following me with beady eyes. But isn't that why I grow so many berries? ;-) So I made them little ice pops to enjoy - Pretty Pink … Continue reading

Sunflower Hummus

Back in 2012 Kirk bought us a Vitamix 5200 from Costco, during a road show. Like most "super" appliances I really wondered if that blender was worth it. At the time I had been burning out $25-50 blenders 1-2 times a year. Mostly because running thick/icy frappes through them wasn't good for it. … Continue reading