I look forward to spending mornings before school with my kids. I like to make breakfast “special” whenever I can, making batches of peanut butter chocolate chip muffins or protein pancakes once a week. My kids especially like cinnamon granola for “cereal Fridays.” But sometimes I run out of special items, and that’s when IClick to Continue »
As much as I love homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer, pumpkin swirl black bean brownies and pumpkin chili, the temperature is getting chilly and my taste buds are ready to move on. I’m already making a batch of homemade cinnamon granola every week. It totally hits the spot on that comforting yet healthy food craving.Click to Continue »
I used to think homemade granola was boring and pointless. That no one would eat it and it was a waste of ingredients. But every time I make it, my family proves me wrong – they LOVE it. In the spring I make strawberry and chocolate granola clusters, and in the fall I make cranberryClick to Continue »
In an effort to keep my weight (a.k.a. blogger butt) under control, I took up running about a year ago. After running consistently for a few weeks, my husband asked if I had a running goal in mind. “Well, no. To be honest, I don’t really WANT to run. I just want to fit inClick to Continue »
The kids are officially back in school and that means lazy mornings spent making oatmeal cinnamon blender waffles or kefir coffee cake are officially reserved for Saturdays. Of course, anytime I spend a good bit of time in the kitchen I make extras and freeze for quick breakfasts later, but at the rate at whichClick to Continue »
Call me crazy, but I firmly believe there is a RIGHT way, and WRONG way, to make scrambled eggs. Make them the wrong way and you end up with either dry, rubbery eggs OR wet, goopy eggs. You’ve had those before, right? And you wished you had ordered something else, right? Yeah, me too. MakeClick to Continue »
If you haven’t already guessed it, I’m on a strawberry lemonade kick this summer. First it was no-cook strawberry jam, then it was strawberry lemonade kombucha, and now it’s strawberry lemonade donuts. Hey, can you blame me? Who wouldn’t want the epitome of summer baked into a donut?!
My husband has a not-so-secret secret love affair with this waffle recipe. Actually, his love for waffles was kept secret for awhile. I’m thinking he didn’t want me to see how he must have both butter and syrup in every square hole of the waffle. That I might think he was a bit OCD aboutClick to Continue »