Apricot Almond Thumbprints

Apricot Almond Thumbprints

Have you heard of “monster cookies”? They contain oats peanut butter, m&ms, and chocolate chips. They’re delicious. They’re also “kid cookies”. Brightly colored and exactly what a kid would want to snack on. When I gave this thumbprint cookie to my 3 year old she said, “I don’t like that”. I asked her why...

Sweet Pea Pesto

Sweet Pea Pesto

I used to crush pasta. I’d come home from high school sports practice and devour platefuls of rotini. Seconds, thirds, forget about it. Pesto has always been a favorite of mine, flavor-wise, but I don’t make it so often. 

Tomato, White Bean and Rosemary Soup

Tomato, White Bean and Rosemary Soup

Creamy without cream alert! Pureed white beans makes this soup rich, creamy, and HEALTHY. I know I talk about beans a little too much but they are SO good for you, SO cheap, and I daresay so delicious. This soup is exactly what I’d want to come home to if I coached football and someone else...

Ice Cream Cake – EASY Alert!

Ice Cream Cake – EASY Alert!

If you’ve read this blog before you’ll see that items like cool whip, jello pudding mix, ranch seasoning packets and dried lipton soup packs are quite the rarity. No judgment. We all buy, cook, and eat our own items that suit our own tastes. Perhaps it’s my mother’s fault – pretty sure she wishes...

Creamy Baked Feta Dip

Creamy Baked Feta Dip

Now that I’m avoiding dairy I keep coming up with delicious ingredients where dairy is the star. Some sort of masochism? Super annoying. Though Rich gave this two thumbs up I wasn’t about to post it until my sometimes-judgy-about-food mom tried it. She asked for the recipe and made sure to tell me ten...

Coconut Quinoa Granola

Coconut Quinoa Granola

You’ll notice this is two posts in a row with quinoa – I wanted to finish the bag. AND it’s really good for you. The thing is, I don’t love the taste of quinoa. Sometimes flavors can be camouflaged in the name of health – like this granola! Let me explain.

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