Basil + spinach Pesto sauce!

“Just look at all that basil….” My Grandaddy exclaimed late Monday morning, “….someone has GOT to make something out of it!” Guess who that “someone” turned out to be….Me! :) Much to my delight,… Continue reading

The Brown-eyed Baker got a new look!

Happy Tuesday friends! You’re probably wondering right at this moment if you’ve come to the wrong blog…. Well, let me assure you that you have come to the right place.  As you can… Continue reading

Vegan, chocolate chip-pecan cookies

Hey friends!! Did you think I had fallen off the face of the planet? Well, I’m glad to say, I haven’t…but I’m afraid that I have fallen out of the blogging world for… Continue reading

~Sights of Thailand; memories of “home”~

 After a crazy last week of packing, a good, but very long, 24 hour journey, wonderful reunions with family and friends, and our fair share of jet-lag, we’re finally back home on American… Continue reading

~Sights of Thailand: our Thai “talad” (market)~

Hey everyone! Did you think I had fallen off the planet? Thankfully, I haven’t; we got back just a few days ago from a ten-day trip to visit friends before going home, so… Continue reading

Roasted pumpkin-avocado salad + walnuts, basil seeds and ranch dressing

You know something? It’s been a while since I’ve made a good veggie recipe….so today I thought I’d share something fresh and fun made with recent finds from the market. Speaking of the… Continue reading

Apple cinnamon baked oatmeal

Oh my! Don’t tell me that I’ve really been in this blogging business for five months without posting a single breakfast recipe have I!!?? I guess then It’s about time I shared one… Continue reading

Monsoon-sun dried tomatoes

I meant to post this recipe like two weeks ago….but obviously, for one reason or another, I haven’t gotten around to it. Between having company over the weekends, being sick with a terrible… Continue reading

Sweet summertime fruit salad

Happy Sunday guys! Summer is in full swing, and with it, fruit salad season!! Here in Thailand we are getting more than our fill of fresh fruits; literally, we are in fruit paradise!!… Continue reading

Simple, vegan banana bread

Banana bread… Do I really need to say anything else!? No… But I’ll tell you a bit more about this delicious recipe anyway… This simple banana bread is my favorite because it’s a… Continue reading

Vegan oatmeal patties

If your fridge looks anything like ours, there’s most likely a container of leftover oatmeal sitting there on the top shelf; yesterday’s breakfast, waiting idly to be put to some good use…  But… Continue reading

DIY coconut lime-poppyseed sugar scrub

  Happy Tuesday everyone! Today I’ve got something fun to share with you that’s a little different from my usual recipes… If you know me well, you know that I have a passion for DIY’s,… Continue reading

Honey Roasted Almonds

Almonds have been a long standing favorite of mine…with pistachios and pecans close behind. Whether raw, toasted, slivered, or roasted, nuts are always such a yummy, crunchy treat, easily tucked into your backpack… Continue reading

Aloo Palak (Indian potatoes with spinach) and Indian spiced rice

If you were to ask me what my favorite ethnic food is, I don’t think I could ever make up my mind between Mexican, Thai, and Indian… I would be so torn, as… Continue reading

Tofu “egg” salad

The promised recipe at last! Now this had to be one of our very favorites when it comes to easy, summertime meals. We throw it together, pop it in the fridge and a… Continue reading