Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Alternate title is “Healthy Zucchini Bread”. I realized I didn’t have any zucchini bread on my site and I believe the reason is that the zucchini bread most people love is so laden with sugar and oil that in reality, it’s zucchini cake. I have these double chocolate zucchini muffins on the site which...

Granola Bark

Granola Bark

I love granola; I know that it’s not “light” but now that there are three kids to bake for, its exactly the kind of stuff I want them eating. I said this to my friend the other day but when your kids are hungry, why on earth do you think a bag of Pirate’s...

Salad with Tuna, Egg and Parmigiano

Salad with Tuna, Egg and Parmigiano

When we lived in the West Chester borough we would hit a restaurant called Teca for dinner fairly often, as it was closest to the house and relatively healthy as far as eating out goes. They have a great menu but I couldn’t not get this one salad entree called “Teca Tonnata”. I would...

Kid-Friendly Graham Crackers

Kid-Friendly Graham Crackers

I have a problem with graham crackers; if there is a sleeve of honey graham crackers anywhere near me, I will eat them all. Doesn’t matter if I’m hungry or not – it’s a strange but very real addiction. I looked into making them myself but had to buy graham flour and to be...

Apple Walnut Muffins

Apple Walnut Muffins

In level 1 cooking one of the first things we talked about was how to understand a recipe. See, the thing is, if you understand how to read a recipe and how to do what the recipe tells you, you can cook. This muffin recipe supports and exemplifies that statement – let me explain.

Crock Pot Thai Chicken

Crock Pot Thai Chicken

My least favorite part of using the crockpot? Drab colors. Not the case here with this fiery red thai-style chicken that uses all “real” ingredients (and pretty few ingredients, I might add). I also dislike when a crockpot recipe is any harder than “mix ingredients in crockpot and cook for 8 hours”. I mean,...

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