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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti

I have a new favorite healthy recipe. Perfect for the holidays, too! Introducing: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti!   I’d forgotten how awesome biscotti is until I made this a couple weeks ago, just for fun. Lattes and hot tea are just that much better when biscotti is by their side, don’t you think? Even better is Continue Reading …

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 …