Whole Wheat Apple Muffins

Although it’s been 90 degrees the last two days, we have had a taste of fall in Illinois. The leaves are starting to turn, the nights are cool, and pumpkins can be spotted on porches. Something about fall just makes me itch to cook. I don’t know if it’s the cooler weather or the seasonal […]

Whole Wheat Apple Muffins

Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

I love entertaining with breakfast casseroles. You assemble them the night before, stick them in the fridge, and then the day-of, all you have to do is bake them! This allows you to actually spend time with your guests instead of preparing food! You can prepare it the same day you want to bake and […]

Bananas Foster French Toast Casserole

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Hi! Remember me? Yeah, it’s been a while. Life is busy, y’all. I have a two year old and a four year old and a full time job and little time for anything else. I wouldn’t have it any other way! So here I am again to share a great recipe with you – one […]

Napa Cabbage Slaw

Pumpkin Spice Almonds

Fall is here and it makes me want to cook. As the temps get cooler, I want to warm up the house homemade soup and with the warm smells of cinnamon. Some of my favorite flavors are spotlighted in fall – apples, butternut squash, and none other than pumpkin. It’s without a doubt the time […]

Pumpkin Spice Almonds

Caprese Salad To Go

Caprese Salad To Go       It’s tomato season! There’s something about a fresh, juicy tomato straight from the garden that just says summer. Not knowing it at the time, I got spoiled as a kid because we had a plethora of tomatoes, bursting with flavor, from our garden every summer. As a grown […]

Caprese Salad To Go

How to Cut a Mango

I was well into adulthood before I discovered I liked mangoes. Before I even tried mangoes! It just wasn’t something we had around when I was a kid, so I didn’t really know what I was missing. Now, I just love the sweet, juicy, refreshing, citrusy flavor of a perfectly ripe mango. What led me […]

How to Cut a Mango

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Lactation Bars

My lactation granola bar recipe is one of the most popular on my blog, and for good reason. They’re delicious, nutritious, and provide nursing mamas with a boost. There are lots of ingredients here that nursing mamas need for energy and to help their body produce milk, especially oats, flax seed, brewer’s yeast, and coconut. […]

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Lactation Bars