Tag Archives: picnic food

Pull apart cinnamon bread

For some reason I am much more inspired to bake than cook these days. Could it be a comfort thing? It could. Could it be the fact that I miss SoCal shopping for a myriad of reasons? It could. Could it be that … Continue reading

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Wasabi shrimp wrap

  East meets West in this idea for a quick dinner, which can even be prepared in advance.  Save some for the lunch box or wrap them well and take them outside for a picnic. 6 flour tortillas About 1 pound cooked frozen … Continue reading

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Sweet & savory picnic buns in Descanso Gardens

Well, the picnic ended up being enjoyed outside Descanso Gardens, because they don’t allow any picnicing inside. Check their website for blooming season, if you plan a visit. It was too hot for many flowers when we went in August. Still a great place to spend an … Continue reading

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Green pea lemon hummus

My son is not a big fan of meat, chicken, fish nor cheese. So I have to be crative and come up with ways to get some protein in his growing body. That is how this hummus recipe was created. Since this was for my … Continue reading

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Cinnamon buns with walnuts, apple & chocolate

So here is my healtier version of a classic cinnamon bun stuffed with fruits and nuts – and dark chcolate. Who can resist that anyway?! I always think of my grandmother when I make the dough. She used to add cardamomme … Continue reading

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Lemon buns with goat cheese, walnuts & dates

I came up with this recipe not too long ago. The kids in my house have a tendency to request cinnamon buns quite often. So one day I figured I would try to create a more sophisticated version of a rolled … Continue reading

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