Inspiration

My First Blogiversary!

With great JOY, today I’m celebrating the very 1st Blogiversary of Life Bellissima! Wow! Has it really been one whole year? Although in some ways, it feels longer because of all the wonderful experiences I’ve had while blogging! The very first on my list is all of you! All the wonderful friends that I have met, laughed with, shared recipes …

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Delicious Desserts, Organic Living & Recipes

White Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Cookies

Continuing my patriotic theme for 4th of July celebrations, I decided on a white chocolate-cranberry cookie because one of America’s favorite desserts would have to be a delicious cookie paired with a cold glass of milk, am I right? These cookies are soft with a slightly crispy edge — the sweetness of the white chocolate compliments the dried cranberries so very …

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Book Reviews

That’s Not Hay in My Hair – Book Review

Written by the talented young author, Juliette Turner, That’s Not Hay in My Hair is the endearing true story of a young girl and her mom who move from the hustle and bustle of New York City to the wide-open spaces of a 300-acre ranch in Texas. Together, this delightful mom and daughter team experience the joys and adventures of ranch life — along with Longhorn cattle, …

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Breakfast, Muffins & Smoothies, Delicious Desserts, Organic Living & Recipes

Chocolate Chip-Almond Butter Muffins

We recently found out that our youngest has multiple food allergies to wheat, bananas, egg whites, tomatoes and peanuts. Today I baked my first batch of coconut flour muffins for her to sample, and I have to say, I was pretty impressed with how coconut flour works! I have always wanted to try baking with various flours. I’ve done a few …

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