A Good Cup of Genmaicha

TweetI’ve liked green tea for a few years now. I don’t drink it regularly because I don’t want to get hooked on caffeine, but I do like a good cup of tea. There are so many studies now touting the benefits of green tea consumption, and while that’s fantastic, it’s more about the taste, aroma, and experience of sitting with the tea that makes me want to consume it. My current favorite green tea is actually a very inexpensive tea I buy at Pukalani Superette, and that can probably be Read More …

Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey is a “No”

Tweet Steer clear my friends of this particular flavor. I’ve been having bad reactions to it. I wasn’t sure the first time, but I tried it a second time and ended up sick for sure. I know it was nothing else I ate, so by process of elimination it must be this ice cream. How sad it is, considering I love this ice cream. Some of you may too, but I suggest paying attention to your body after you eat it. My body is having intestinal issues, as well as Read More …

Artisanal Gluten Free Cupcakes

Tweet It’s been a while since I posted, and I’ve definitely been a busy lady. While I haven’t been practicing for the coming up Ratio Rally, I have been making far too many cupcakes. Earlier this month I received my copy of Artisanal Gluten Free Cupcakes. The size is the cutest thing, it’s perfect for a cupcake book. Already being the proud owner of Artisanal Gluten Free Cooking by Kelli and Peter Bronski. They’re such lovely people, and they’ve always been so kind to lend an ear for my gluten Read More …

Tia’s Bakery Mini Cake Review

Tweet Last week Tia’s Bakery commented on an old post of mine informing me of the arrival of their mini cakes at Whole Foods in Kahului. Of course I am always super excited whenever I encounter more gluten free products in stores on the island (Long’s has a bunch of cookies now!). Being that I don’t like companies to offer me any products, I informed them that I would go out and purchase one myself to review. So, I did. There were two kinds: German Chocolate and Banana Cream. I Read More …