I’ve shared these cookies, over the years, to friends and casually on my Facebook page as I’ve made them for my children (ahem, myself too). And every single time I get comments or messages that say something like this, ” we couldn’t stop eating them…I CAN’T believe that these are made from chickpeas…we ate the whole cookie sheet of them right out of the oven!” Read more
When you cook for 4 children, some nights breakfast is the only thing that suits everyone’s palates. Read more
Every Summer deserves salsa. This simple little salsa is a fan-favorite, kid-friendly, and can be made as mild or spicy as you want. Follow this recipe as your base and then spice it up as you like! Read more
Winter squash is such an easy and wonderful way to mix up your main dishes in the Fall and Winter months. Read more
Have you ever been to parties where that delicious pumpkin dip is served? Usually it’s a mixture of pumpkin and cool whip. Don’t get me wrong, it is fabulous. But, I’m not real keen on the whole cool whip scenario. What is that stuff anyway? Read more
Fall is a fun time of year to start moving away from tropical fruits and heading towards more warm spices and heartier meals. it’s natural to crave more carbs and meats, this time of year, as your body is signaling to slow down for the upcoming cold months and to save energy. so pay attention to those cravings and try to determine if they’re emotionally or physically driven and then choose meals with healthy fats. Read more
for all you wanting your Fall fix, here she is! don’t pay $4 for a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte with all those crazy additives. just make your own, at home, for close to $1. and if you work a desk job, simply pour the latte portion into a lidded glass jar that you can take with you. heat it at work, pour over your coffee, and treat yourself to a mid-day cup of absolute heaven. Read more
Black Bean Brownies. Read that again. So weird, right? Totally. Read more
I don’t remember the last time I made pancakes out of a box mix.
Disclaimer: that is not a snooty momma-who-cooks-all-her-food-from-scratch comment. It’s just fact that these pancakes are, without a doubt, the biggest fan favorite in my house.
And when I make these, as the main chef around this house, I am so satisfied. These pancakes taste so darn good, and they pack quite a punch, nutritionally. Read more
Peanut butter and chocolate. Favorite friends. Read more