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Sugar-free, dairy-free moist yellow cake

Sugar-free, dairy-free moist yellow cake

  I thought I’d like to try to find a cake recipe that had pudding filling and chocolate frosting, but was sugar and dairy free, so that all of us could eat it and enjoy it. So I found a couple of recipes, and tweaked them until they would work for us, and the result […]

Broccoli Craisin Salad

Broccoli Craisin Salad

  This is one of my family’s favorite side dishes. It is so easy, and everyone in my family loves it. Broccoli is my kids’ favorite vegetable, so I am always looking for new ways to serve it.*     Ingredients: 2 large heads organic broccoli 1 medium sized organic apple 3/4 cup craisins 1/2 […]

Palm Desert – Westfield Mall

Palm Desert – Westfield Mall

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The Westfield Shopping Mall in Palm Desert is an inside mall featuring a decent selection of shops. For a full directory click here. Stores that are geared towards little ones. Sears, Macy’s, JC Penny’s all offer children’s departments. Children’s Place Justice Gymboree Baby Gap – located inside the main Gap location Motherhood maternity is located […]

Rancho Mirage – Thai Smile – Dining

Rancho Mirage – Thai Smile – Dining

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Thai Smile offers mediocre Thai food in the desert. If you are craving Thai it might be your best option, but nothing is particularly a standout. The summer spring rolls served Vietnamese style were delicious, but my vegetable delight with fried tofu was greasy. The tofu was fried but was not crispy at all, it […]

Rancho Mirage – Acqua Pazza – Dining

Rancho Mirage – Acqua Pazza – Dining

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Dining in the desert can be tricky as the majority of it’s residents are seniors. Acqua Pazza delivers delicious food in a beautiful atmosphere at decent prices. The main menu consists of upwards of 50 California fusion dishes. Focusing on Italian meets west the food is served in generous portions with entrees ranging from $14-$29.99 […]

Palm Desert – Street Fair

Palm Desert – Street Fair

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Located behind the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, CA the street fair offers a slew of vendors selling everything from hats and jewelry to kids toys and workout equipment. There are also some yummy food vendors in the food court. Definitely check out the tamales, date shakes, lemonade icee’s and delicious gyros. There […]

Grilled steak fajitas

Grilled steak fajitas

I made beef fajitas the other night to try and make up for a really awful day, and they were so good, that I think they sorta did. So naturally, I have to share the recipe here! I’ve found that grilling whatever meat you are using, if you are using any at all, as a […]