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Date Caramel Apple Oatmeal with Salted Pistachios

This weekend the temps have dropped once again and there is rain in the forecast.  It’s so unlike the previous warm spring-like days we’ve been having.  But with the current drought and lack of rain this weather is actually welcome. … Continue Reading →


Soft Batch Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft Batch Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

I speak three languages. English, Spanish, and Cookie. Cookie? I did not even know there was such a language.  Not until I ate one of these cookies.  I took a warm cookie off the wire rack just minutes after removing … Continue Reading →


Chocolate Date Caramel Swirl Banana Bread

Chocolate Date Caramel Swirled Banana Bread

It’s the Oscars weekend!  So take a seat, grab a slice of banana bread, and let’s chat about the films. Or would you rather chat about this banana bread? Because I didn’t watch ANY of the movies that were nominated.  … Continue Reading →


Chocolate Date Caramel (chocolatey and naturally sweet)

Chocolate Date Caramel

This is what I’ve been swirling into my oatmeal again and again. This chocolate date caramel is chocolatey, delicious, and so sweet.  It is also super smooth and tastes like chocolate frosting.  I just want to eat it all up … Continue Reading →


Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Cookies #madewithchobani

Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Cookies #MadeWithChobani

I can’t let V-Day get away from me without showing my love and appreciation for peanut butter.  I am a PEANUT BUTTER LOVER addict. May alllllllllllllllllllllllll the world know it! So I made these fatty peanut butter cookies.   They’re deliciously … Continue Reading →


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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Oatmeal

I’m an oatmeal addict. You may already know this if you follow me on instagram.  I eat a lot of oatmeal.  And every morning I try to do something different — whether it’s grating in a zucchini or topping it … Continue Reading →


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Beet Pancakes with Cashew Vanilla Cream

  I know it’s Super Bowl Sunday today.  But for me it’s all about Pancake Sunday.  And before the kitten bowl Super Bowl game starts.  Well, one must have breakfast. Speaking of which. Let’s talk about these pancakes. I’m in … Continue Reading →


Spinach Potato Soup - light, healthy, and flavorful

Spinach Potato Soup

January is National Soup Month. Therefore, it’s absolutely imperative that I share a soup recipe — before the month ends.  But don’t think I’ll be putting away the soup anytime soon.  I love soup too much, you know?  Besides, I … Continue Reading →


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Cherry Vanilla Chia Jam

Cherry jam made with chia seeds and infused with vanilla extract.  Doesn’t that sound delicious on a future peanut butter and jelly jam sandwich?  I see it happening.  Psychic? Sadly, I have already used up this small batch of cherry … Continue Reading →


Veggie Lentil Stew , a hearty meatless stew made with lentils and veggies

Veggie Lentil Stew

Last weekend I thought I was just under the weather so I simply put on my warmest sweater, sipped some tea, and took it easy.  But!  Little did I know a big storm was headed my way.  A very mean … Continue Reading →