I had some extra time this week after teaching, so I thought it would be nice to bake some homemade cookies for the family. These hearty cookies are loaded with whole grains, coconut, raisins and chocolate chips. I've also included a couple of healthy twists! They are perfect for snack, or maybe even breakfast? (I've found they pair… Continue reading Loaded Oatmeal Cookies
We are going pink for Valentine's Day! I thought a refreshing nice cream recipe is fitting for today since it's been 75-80 degrees here the past couple of weeks. Unfortunately, there is no rain in sight, but we've been taking advantage of our summer weather by hiking our local trails and getting in some beach… Continue reading Strawberry Nice Cream for Valentine’s Day
Friends, I think you are going to absolutely love this recipe from "Tone It Up." My daughter has been enjoying these in her lunch this year and they barely make it past two days in our house... They are so rich, dense, chocolately and a little gooey in the best way - with chickpeas and… Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Chip Blondies
Your search for a delicious vegan sugar cookie ends here! I've tried a couple of different recipes over the last few years and this recipe is the best one I've found. By. Far. The dough does not require any refrigeration before you roll it out, which is a huge time-saver. These Vegan Sugar Cookies from… Continue reading Best Vegan Sugar Cookies!
My husband, brother-in-law, and kids are out for the whole day (a quiet home is a very rare occurrence around here!), so I thought I'd pour myself a glass of wine cup of coffee and surprise them with a new dessert: Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Bars from Chocolate Covered Katie. How can you possibly go wrong… Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Bars by Chocolate Covered Katie
This is a simple fruit crisp recipe that could be adapted to almost any fruit you have in your kitchen. It is just sweet enough, the peaches are still firm (not mushy), and the oatmeal-almond topping has the perfect amount of crunch. All you need is about 6 cups of fresh or frozen fruit, a… Continue reading Peach-Blueberry Crisp
Since it's National Pumpkin Cheesecake this Saturday, Oct. 21, I wanted to share one of our all-time favorite pumpkin recipes with you. My kids are CRAZY about this bread. I mean, I'm lucky if the loaf lasts a full 24 hrs. They eat it fresh out of the oven, again for breakfast, after-school snack and… Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake Bread