Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

It’s that time of year where the weather is getting cooler and everyone becomes obsessed with all things pumpkin.  I’m not judging.  I’m not immune to the siren song of the pumpkin.  However, I’m not one to pigeon-hole the pumpkin to strictly the fall season.  I’m an equal opportunity pumpkinist and use it at crazy times like February or July! […]

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

My New Favorite Pancake Recipe

Let me tell you about my new favorite pancake recipe.  They’re so flavorful and fluffy, plus there’s all kinds of good stuff in them – whole wheat flour, oats, flax seeds.  There’s no oil, white flour, or sugar.   Compared to plain white pancakes, these are faintly nutty, slightly sweet, slightly salty, and have just the […]

My New Favorite Pancake Recipe

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

I have been making my own hot chocolate mix for about four years now. Originally, I just thought it would be fun to make it for us to have on cold winter nights, so put it in a huge canister and we enjoy it all winter long. But after a couple of years of making […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Raspberry Filled Vanilla Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

I have been baking a lot lately.  A lot, you guys.  I made these and another batch of cupcakes for work one week, and people started hiring me to bake stuff.  Like, I made 600 mini cupcakes last week. You read that right – 600 (thanks, Kristy and Tim for your help!).  And a couple […]

Low Fat Strawberry Banana Smoothie

I wanted to make a smoothie the other day, but I didn’t want to go to the store, so I headed into the kitchen to see what I had on hand.  I had a ripe banana in the freezer (for just such an occasion), some strawberries, and some yogurt.  Perfect!  I knew I’d need something […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Here I go again with the peanut butter and chocolate.  Recently, a friend pinned this recipe with a subtle suggestion that I should make these cupcakes, and I was pretty easily convinced.  They just looked so good, and you know how I am with peanut butter and chocolate.  The only thing was I wanted there […]

Southwest Skillet Scramble

On weekends, Tim and I like to put together different variations of skillet scrambles using different meats, veggies, and cheeses.  They are so quick and easy, made all in one pan, and you can make them millions of different ways.  Tim loves eggs, so he’d eat them any which way.  I decided to put something […]