Mini Pumpkin Pies with Gingerbread Cookie Crust

Mini Pumpkin Pies with Gingerbread Cookie Crust

I added a gingerbread cookie crust to my favorite pumpkin pie recipe to give it a little holiday twist. And I hope you’re not pumpkin’d out because… I’m not! In fact, I needed my pumpkin pie fix pronto!  Because I … Continue Reading →


Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

It’s officially cookie season!  How exciting, right?  There’s so many cookies on my list.  I’ve been pinning and liking a whole bunch of recipes too. Anyway, I thought I’d start off by sharing a very simple cookie recipe for you … Continue Reading →


Sweet Potato Brownies

I made brownies! And you know what?? What? They’re healthy!! Shocking right? Well, maybe not as shocking as The Walking Dead mid-season finale this past weekend.   Which left me feeling more sad than shocked but still a lot of shock. … Continue Reading →


Cashew Chickpeas and Rice

I love Chinese (food) takeout on a cold rainy day while staring out through the kitchen window and observing the rare sight of rain in California.  What I don’t love so much is actually going out in the rain to … Continue Reading →


Pumpkin Basil Potato Soup

A warm bowl of soup to warm you right up on a chilly November day.  Which for us in California means 70 degrees (F). That’s cold, right? And I don’t know about you but once the temperatures start dropping my … Continue Reading →

Carrot Sesame Veggie Patties

Carrot Sesame Patties

Forgot my blog’s blogiversary. Forgot where my keys are. Forgot to buy more flour. Forgot the gallon of milk in the car. Forgot to post on my blog!   Those are just a few of the things I remembered — … Continue Reading →


Apples and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

I like fall.  The colorful leaves, the cozy sweaters, new episodes of my favorite TV shows, and baking.  It’s nice.  But.  You know when it’s fall, temperatures start to drop, and overnight oats become history.  I don’t like you fall.  … Continue Reading →


Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

So I have been gone for a few weeks.  Months?  Honestly, I don’t even know if anybody will read this anymore.  It’s been so long since my last post!  I had actually planned on posting last week but I just … Continue Reading →

Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel Cookies

I bet if you stare at these cookies long enough you could get hypnotized. Cookies, make me hate coffee for the rest of my life. One, two, three cookies in my mouth.  Hmm, that didn’t quite work the way I … Continue Reading →


Cranberry Banana Bread

There’s hardly ever any leftover bananas in this kitchen. Because bananas have so many uses, you know? Banana on my oatmeal, banana in my smoothie, banana ice cream for dessert, and banana pancakes on Sunday.  Bananas are awesome! Well finally, … Continue Reading →