Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake

Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake

Have you ever made anything with the “Easy Bake Oven”? I loved making their chocolate cake. The reason I think I liked it so much was because it was mini sized; which meant I didn’t have to share. FYI… My problem isn’t with sharing. It’s with other people putting their forks in my food.

(Yes, I have food issues… I can see my mom, my daughter and my boyfriend all rolling their eyes in unison.)

These days, I still adore chocolate cake but I’ve transitioned from baking with a light bulb to using a real oven. And, obviously, I’ve upgraded my ingredients. Continue reading “Paleo Tigernut Chocolate Mini Cake”

You’d Be Pretty If It Weren’t For Your Face

“Sometimes the briefest moments capture us, force us to take them in, and demand that we live the rest of our lives in reference to them.”  – Lucy Grealy, Author “Autobiography of a Face”

I was 11 years old when my best friend told me, “You’d be pretty if it weren’t for your face.”  How was I supposed to respond to that? “uh, thanks?” In reality, I didn’t know what to say because I thought I was already pretty.

That tiny moment ultimately helped define the person that I am today. Continue reading “You’d Be Pretty If It Weren’t For Your Face”