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Vegan Gluten Free Granola Bars

These granola bars are both vegan and gluten free, super easy to make, nutrition packed, and absolutely delicious. Make a batch to keep on hand for the week!     Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars Makes 8-10 bars These granola bars are a nutritional powerhouse; packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats, they’ll Continue Reading …

Back to the Basics (Plus Droid RAZR Smart Actions!)

Morning! So remember how I was saying yesterday how I was going to start mixing it up for breakfast? Yeah, well… that lasted one day. This morning it was back to cereal and it was delicious. :) I had a mixture of plain Greek yogurt and cottage cheese, topped with cereal, granola, and some hemp seeds. Plus blueberries! Yum. Hit the spot. BUT… Continue Reading …

A Home-Cooked Valentine’s Dinner & Dessert

Good morning, friends! A couple weeks ago, Matt and I were debating what to do for Valentine’s Day. The past couple years we’ve gone out to eat, so Matt suggested doing a throwback to our early dating years and staying in and cooking this year. Sounded good to me! It is so awesome that Matt enjoys cooking. He came up with a secret menu and Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars

I’ve got something good for you guys this morning — another healthy on-the-go bar recipe! Gluten free dark chocolate quinoa bars: I hadn’t done any baking in forever and yesterday was in the mood to come up with something creative. A short while later, these were born. :) I’m all out of whole wheat pastry flour (my favorite), so I Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten free chocolate chip cookies are so easy to make! Plus - they're healthier than your usual cookies, without sacrificing that crispy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside texture. Enjoy! Don’t let chickpea flour (which you can find online or in health food stores) freak you out — I promise you can’t taste it at all. Matt was Continue Reading …

A BBQ Potluck & Easy Cornbread Muffins

Morning! Last night, the grad school girls and I all gathered at Elle’s place (“The Clubhouse”) for a BBQ potluck! Before heading over, I decided to whip up some corn muffins for the cause. Because what goes better with pulled pork than cornbread? I used the Arrowhead Mills corn bread/muffin mix pictured above. I love this brand — no weird Continue Reading …

Holiday Homemade Gift Idea: Muffin Mix!

Good morning! I’ll be back later today with a real post, but for now — please check out my December guest post over on the Attune Foods blog! I share step by step instructions for turning your favorite muffin or baked good recipe into a homemade baking mix gift. I always love homemade gifts and this idea is perfect for the holidays. Enjoy! Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Hello friends! Thank you all so, so much for all the congratulations about our engagement announcement! It’s so fun to share this exciting time with all of you, and I’ll be sure to share some planning details along the way, too. As for now — I’m still surprised to see a ring on my finger and easily get distracted by how sparkly it is. :) And now Continue Reading …