Hi friend! How have you been doing? Any visits to the farmer's Market lately? Our local market opened up last month and I have been 2 weeks in a row! First, I needed to grab a bouquet of peonies before they are no longer in season and second for peonies AGAIN but this time I… Continue reading Healthy Griddle Cakes with Berry Compote
I don't know about you but cooking cooking cooking has got me tired tired tired and totally lacking creativity in the the food department. Every day, the same ol' routine. Am I alone? No, I don't think so! We are all going thru this together! We are all trying to chug through our days, getting… Continue reading Meal Planning During Quarantine
Do you make New Year's resolutions? I don't. I can't handle the disappointment in myself if I don't stick to it. Do you know how many New Year's resolutions are broken?! According to the US News, 80% of resolutions are broken by the second week in February. That's such a bummer!!! Instead of a "New… Continue reading New Year’s Re….cipes!!!
Easy, one bowl muffin recipe
It's July 2nd and I am down in California at my parents' house. Every morning, I climb out of bed, roll into the kitchen and see my dad, sitting in his same oak antique chair in the family room, coffee on his side table, newspaper in hand and watching the news. I go about my… Continue reading Almond Streusel Blueberry Muffins
We are right in the middle of baseball season and man, our food choices have gone RIGHT OUT THE WINDOW!!! Frozen corn dogs, microwaved bean and cheese burritos, just ANYTHING quick with a little protein to scarf down in 10 minutes before we head out the door and are gone for 3+ hours! Something had… Continue reading Back on a health kick
In my freezer, I had one cup left of our fresh frozen blueberry pickings from last year. The 2017 season was not the best for blueberries in the Northwest. It just did not get hot enough to produce an abundance of berries and so we have been cherishing every last blueberry we picked. So...what better… Continue reading Sunday Morning Griddle Cakes
OK, kids. It's baking time!!!! This gal, McKel Hill over at Nutrition Stripped gave me a challenge. In her book, there is a recipe titled "The Best Chocolate Granola" and merely because of the title, I HAD TO TRY IT OUT! Will it truly live up to it's name? We are setting out to find… Continue reading The BEST Chocolate Granola
I am a HUUUUGE fan of breakfast!!! French toast oozing with syrup, Mimi's dutch babies, Eggs Benedict with fresh avocado, fried eggs with bacon, power pancakes, ... I could go on and on and on. I am to breakfast as Bubba is to shrimp. I love every option on that diner menu. But during the… Continue reading Tasty Breakfast Options
Anyone on the heath-kick new year?!!! Me too! Well not totally. I always see January 1 as a way to start FRESH! No mom, I am not doing the Whole Life Challenge again. (She said she’d disown me if I did it again! Not really…but she said when I was participating in the WLC, “...that’s… Continue reading Getting healthy starts with breakfast!