Fresh Fig and Almond Ice Cream

The first time I tried figs, I have to say I was very skeptical. I wasn’t sure about the texture of the skin of the fruit, and the inside looked like nothing I had ever eaten before. Not to mention, the taste was definitely unique. But regardless of my initial impression, after finishing my first…

Hearty Banana Bread Pancakes

I really like banana bread. In fact, I like it so much that when I thought I smelled it baking downstairs last Sunday, I hopped up from my homework and ran straight into the kitchen… Although it turns out that it was actually a batch of cookies baking, not my favorite quick-bread, I immediately began…

Healthy Lofthouse Sugar Cookies

Ever had a Lofthouse Sugar Cookie? You’re probably sitting looking at your computer (or phone) screen right now either wondering what the heck a Lofthouse Sugar Cookie is, or drooling. I’m doing the second just thinking about them. If you don’t immediately reminisce on your childhood days, piling in the car after the grocery store to crack open a…