Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

A T-Shirt Contest

Friday, May 4th, 2012

I have entered a contest! I know that this is not a recipe, but I wanted to share a new adventure of mine.  As some of you might know, I am not only a foodie, but I am also a web and graphic designer (and massage therapist).  When I saw that Hail Merry was running […]

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Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Life is full of triumph. Personally, I find in cooking and baking for a gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyle that there is a lot of trying, a lot of experimenting…and there is a good amount of what some might call failing.  You find a recipe that looks really good, so you try it out yourself.  Maybe […]

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“Wood” you like more fiber in that?

Monday, February 14th, 2011

I love to get feedback from my readers.  It is great to know that people are enjoying my stories and recipes and trying out their own approaches with the recipe inspiration on my site.  It is even fun to know that my family is enjoying my blog and sharing stories about their experiences. Recently my […]

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Food Photography Calendar Giveaway

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

I have a 2011 Nourish the Budding Lotus Food Photography Calendar to give away to 1 lucky winner!  It features photos of 12 of my favorite dishes that I have prepared in the past 2 years of blogging and I am excited to share it. How to Enter: All you have to do is leave […]

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Sweet Inspiration

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Baking and cooking is an art.  It is full of inspiration, creativity, adventure, risks, triumphs, and times when we don’t exactly triumph, but are hopefully inspired to try again with more awareness…  Sound familiar?  This of course can be applied to a lot of other facets of life…  I find that cooking is a gentle […]

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In memory of Grammie

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Remembering my grandmother and the inspiration she was to me as a woman and as a chef

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