Creativity in the Kitchen

Living a life with food restrictions has been on of my greatest challenges, but it has also been great fun.  It has required not only stepping outside the box, but sometimes ripping that box to pieces.   I have learned to try things that just seem impossible, because they usually work — like flax seed “eggs”Continue reading “Creativity in the Kitchen”

It’s National Ice Cream Month!

July is National Ice Cream Month by Presidential Proclamation 5219, signed by then President Reagan on July 9, 1984.  But did you know that today, July 17 is also National Ice Cream Day?  Ice cream is certainly one way I enjoy my journey through life. Let’s think about ways we can celebrate ice cream. Try aContinue reading “It’s National Ice Cream Month!”

National Ice Cream Day (Dairy Free Version)

This being National Ice Cream Day I couldn’t resist celebrating with one of my favorite flavors of fruit cream. Carrot Cake Fruit Cream   Carrot Cake Fruit Cream Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins Ingredients 2 cups frozen mashed bananas ½ cup coconut milk beverage (in the carton) ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup finely grated carrotsContinue reading “National Ice Cream Day (Dairy Free Version)”

Birthday Party Time!

Ice cream and cake for everybody! Chocolate Orange Cupcakes Ingredients: 1 ½ cup brown rice flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I prefer dark cocoa powder) 1 teaspoon baking soda Zest and juice of 1 medium orange (approx. 1 T. zest and ½ cup juice) 1/3 cup water ¼ cup agave nectar or ½ cup sugarContinue reading “Birthday Party Time!”

Special Announcement

I am introducing my new Carrot Cake Fruit Cream in a guest blog post at The Gluten Free Homemaker.  Yes, I said carrot cake.  Doesn’t that sound good?  You’ll want to be sure to go get this recipe. If you are living gluten free The Gluten Free Homemaker is a blog you will want to get to know. Continue reading “Special Announcement”

My First Blogiversary and You Get the Present!

One year ago today Espirational! began with our first post.  Time flies when you’re having fun! We called Espirational a 10 Minute Vacation for the soul, because our souls needed a vacation.  Thank you to everyone who has come along with us.  Your follows, comments and general support mean more than you know.   If you are new to Espirational,Continue reading “My First Blogiversary and You Get the Present!”

Top 10 Staycation Ideas #4

Think you can’t afford a vacation this year? This is one of my top ten ideas for fun and relaxation close to home. Make your own homemade ice cream and have a sundae party.  Don’t forget to invite me. Homemade ice cream is a vacation in a bowl!  Making your own gives you control overContinue reading “Top 10 Staycation Ideas #4”