Category Archives: Recipes

Chewy peanut butter oatmeal bars

It’s that time of year again.  The promises to get in better shape, and eat right are heard all over the news.  Advertisements for Weight watchers, Jenny Craig and every diet pill imaginable are running incessant.  All the healthy food items … Continue reading

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Heart attack on a plate. Oh, Canada!

A sailing mom travels on land. Have you ever eaten a heart attack on a plate?  This summer, while in Canada visiting our parents,  my sister and her kids decided to embark with me on a journey of testing several … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I remember eves dropping on the VHF while in Vanuatu and the topic was all about cookies.  Yeah, I admit it…I eves drop sometimes.  But, it was funny to hear these two ladies in a serious conversation about cookies they found in … Continue reading

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Hummus with a kick

Hummus This recipe is one that I used the most while cruising.  Anyone who has come to visit has sampled this since it was something I always had on hand.  One of my friends who is in Vanuatu just emailed … Continue reading

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Tortilla soup

What to make when given a box full of avocado to play with?  While in New Zealand I had time to experiment and enjoy some of my favorites.  Guacamole (Serves 2 to 4) 1 Avocado 1 large tomato (seeds taken … Continue reading

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Paw Paw anyone?

After spending the last three weeks in Bora Bora and a few days on one of the ugliest passages we’ve had in a long time, we were ready to arrive.  Destination Aitutaki, Cook Islands.  On a cruiser budget, life in … Continue reading

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Dijon crusted Salmon

On the south island of New Zealand we happened upon a salmon farm that made us hungry.  There are two things we could easily pick up anywhere in NZ, mussels and salmon.  I had a few simple and easy recipes … Continue reading

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It’s a Pita Party!

Can anyone here raise their hands if they don’t like the smell of fresh baked bread?  No One?  That’s what I thought.  There were plenty of times when we were out of touch with civilization for weeks and our bread … Continue reading

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It’s a Berry good day!

As I walked into the grocery store a big display caught my eyes.  BLUEBERRYS!  As I sat in front of the abundance of blueberries before me I remembered the time we arrived in New Zealand for the first time back … Continue reading

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What’s with the yogurt?

Here is a question from a cruiser and one that I have had long discussions about: I was looking for an easy way to make yogurt without having to buy a ‘yogurt maker’. I found several suggestions on the internet, … Continue reading

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