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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. 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! 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 decided to get creative and create Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

This gluten free chocolate chip cookies recipe is quick, easy and delicious. Enjoy! A few weeks ago I bought a bag of chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour on a total whim, and the dreary weather this past weekend finally inspired me to try it out! I decided to bust out my neglected coconut oil for the occasion as well. Don’t let 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 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. 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. :) Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Who says vegan baked goods aren’t awesome? Not me, that’s for sure. I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe yet! When I was first getting into the healthy living realm and learning to cook back in 2006/7, this recipe was one my very first creations. I used to work for a government contractor back before I left to teach English Continue Reading …