Coconut Cake with Fluffy White Frosting

I developed this coconut cake in an effort to make a delicious cake in record time.  SUPER easy cake, fluffy white frosting, and sweet coconut covering the whole thing make this a winner. Here’s the trick:  I use a white cake mix.  After tinkering with several scratch recipes, this one was just better.  And as…

Spicy Tofu Crumbles

Calling all frugalista foodies:  here is a simple, adaptable recipe to help you spice up your menu. And for all you vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike — take heart:  these toothsome crumbles have flavor.  The key?  your freezer and liberal use of seasoning.  Use these crumbles in tacos, in a salad, in place of ground…

Granola with Chia and Cashews

Homemade granola is a staple in my home.  I’m convinced that once you try making your own granola – then do a price and taste comparison – you’ll make it a routine. I like my breakfast to have more than just grains, with the right balance of protein-rich nuts and seeds to keep my metabolism…