One of the very first muffin recipes I ever attempted to make “healthy” was my banana chocolate chip muffins, and the only reason those were better than a typical muffin was because they had coconut oil and oat flour. Although of all the chocolate pretty much negated any “healthy” points I may have earned. MyClick to Continue »
Can we talk about donuts for a second? I love donuts. I love the taste, how they melt in your mouth and no matter what mood you may be in, there’s always a donut to match. But because they’re not exactly on the “healthy” side of the scale, we don’t eat them. In fact, theClick to Continue »
I groomed my kids to love oatmeal early on, and now that they can make homemade instant oatmeal packets in any flavor they want, there’s never a battle over oatmeal for breakfast. Until now, because I just introduced them to perfect overnight steel cut oats.
This year my family is quitting sugar, but there would be mutiny if I just cleared out the shelves and said we’re never having cookies again. That’s why I’m making desserts like cookie dough hummus. They’re full of protein (to make you crave less sugar) and use natural sweeteners like maple syrup or honey. Thankfully, weClick to Continue »
As a general rule of thumb, the bigger kids get, the more their appetites grow. But all bets are off when a kid goes through a growth spurt – they’ll eat anything in sight! Upping the protein of our favorite family foods with one of my favorite superfoods – flaxseed – is my latest attempt at notClick to Continue »
The more time I spend in the kitchen, the more I realize that many of the old boxes of processed food I used to use can be easily made from scratch, like this homemade bisquick. You see, for a long time, Bisquick was a staple in our house. From biscuits to pancakes to coating friedClick to Continue »
You guys, I might have an obsession with scones. I big red puffy heart them and typically feast on cranberry orange scones all year (because until now, it was the only flavor I’ve ever made). Those holiday scones have had their days (years?) in the spotlight, but now it’s time they step aside. There’s a newClick to Continue »
So… once upon a time there were leftover sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving in the fridge. It was breakfast, I was hungry and leftover Thanksgiving anything is totally appropriate for breakfast, right? Right. I scooped some sweet potatoes into a skillet to warm them up. For some unknown reason that I can only attribute to eating too muchClick to Continue »