A Peanut Butter Treat to Beat the Heat

Since it’s been like a million degrees lately, I’m sure you really don’t want to turn on your oven.  Never fear, we can get our peanut butter fix without heating up the house.  These little peanut butter squares taste an awful lot like Reese’s and are quite addictive (consider yourself forewarned).  They’re really easy too, […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

The other day, I came up with the (brilliant) idea to make mozzarella stuffed turkey meatballs. To go along with them, I decided to make spaghetti squash, because, you know, I try to be healthy and squash is healthier than pasta, even whole wheat pasta. I had never had spaghetti squash before, and I had […]

A Meal Fit For a Birthday

I mentioned in a previous post (about a certain delicious oatmeal cake) that my mom recently had a birthday.  We all went down to my parents’ house and spent the weekend there to celebrate.  Tim, my sister-in-law, Jill, and I cooked my mom a super special birthday lunch.  Since I was deemed the project manager, […]

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

As an adult, I have really grown to love sweet potatoes.  I would not even eat them as a kid, but now it seems like I can’t get enough.  Plus, they’re a superfood – they’re full of  fiber, complex carbohydrates, protein,vitamins A and C, iron, and calcium.  Between the delicious sweet and savory taste and the health benefits, what’s not […]