Orange Zest Raisin Scones

Mother’s day is coming up around the corner! Have you decided what to treat your mom for the occasion? If not, how about some tea and homemade scones to celebrate? Who doesn’t want a little bite in the afternoon and catch up over some warm tea at home? I woke up this morning having the urge to…

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Walnut Cookies

Chocolate and strawberries somehow became a trendy duo that people can never turn down when these are being offered to them. To be honest, I love the chocolate and orange combination even more. The fragrance and flavor from the orange peels mixed with the creamy sweetness of chocolate are just divine! Well, this just gave…

Blueberry Yogurt Oat Muffins

I’ve been testing out butter-free recipes to see how they would turn out. These muffins retained its moisture despite a mix of flour and instant oatmeal. The whole blueberries remained intact with their juices and sweetness inside to create a burst of flavor, and the crunch of the chopped walnuts on top added a great texture…

Honey Pecan Cocoa Brownies

I have been craving a little chocolate sweetness lately and found these perfect ingredients lying around in my cupboard. I believe you can personalize any recipe to your own liking! In this case, I have added nuts and desiccated coconut for a bit more texture and flavor. Other possible toppings include dried fruits, dark chocolate chips,…

Decoding Fruit Labels

The numerical codes we see labeled on produce like fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, and dried fruits, or on bags containing these items, are known as Price Look Up (PLU) codes. Codes are assigned by the International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS), an internationally joint organization that ensures efficiency along the produce supply chain while standardizing…