All Juice Smoothie

It is hard to believe that it is 2016.  Time for resolutions, change and new beginnings – the start of the New Year is as good a time as any to dream big.     I am very excited about the year ahead as I have lots of plans for My Notes from New England including the…

Pumpkin Seeds

Everyone is so busy at this time of the year.  School recently finished, Christmas is on its way, kids are on holidays and already there is this pressure to relentlessly entertain, presents are to be bought, Christmas day menus to be planned, the list goes on and on and on.   Everyone I run into seems…

Banana & Mango Nice Cream

I thought I was losing my mind this week though there were a couple of viable alternatives to insanity. Considering that nobody really wants to admit to losing their mind, I seriously gave a lot of thought to both.  The first alternative was that someone was choosing random moments to break into my house.  The…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

I have been having one of those no good awful days; make that 2 bloody awful days.   I woke up dark and twisted Monday morning and have not really become untwisted as yet.   You know when it doesn’t matter what you do, what you think, what rays of sunshine you pump through your little Pollyanna…

Cherry Pies

I often wander to myself if I am destined to repeat some mistakes over and over again.   I have always loved that quote by Anne of Green Gables “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”  Sometimes, that little saying is quite reassuring when you go…