Doing the (Lowfat) Chai Chai

December 21, 2012 Beverages
Lowfat Chai Tea -- Juggling With Julia

I’m so far from a tea drinker that I thought that Chai was a type of tea leaf, like green, black, and oolong. Boy, was I wonderfully, amazingly wrong! I wish someone had said to me a long time ago, “Jules, this is the most creamy, delicious tea treat you’ll ever have. Oh, and by the way? […]

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Mini Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

October 8, 2012 Breakfast/Brunch

Four glorious days off. Thank you, Christopher Columbus! And, many thanks to the N.R. school department for their wisdom in giving the students the day off the Friday before 🙂 No volleyball. No work. Just a little soccer. What to do, what to do with all this free time? We had a “few” ideas… This list makes me […]

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Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

January 30, 2012 Vegetables

When I think ‘sweet potato’ my mind automatically jumps to Clark Kent.  Yes, this colorful spud has a lot in common with that nattily dressed, bespectacled Super Hero. It is a Super Food if ever there was one, packed with powerful good stuff — Vitamin, A, carotenoids, fiber, Vitamin C, and even some calcium. It’s considered one […]

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Slow Cooker Pork with Sweet Savory Sauce

December 19, 2011 Crock Pot

Sunday, the “day of rest,” had a to-do list longer than Santa’s naughty/nice list. We were checking things off that list in a blur all day long. Prune Christmas tree so we can actually fit some presents under it?  Check.  Sweep up ridiculous amounts of pine needles that appear to spontaneously dive off of tree every […]

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