Eat & Tell: Easy Walnut Blondie Recipe

Walnut Blondies

As usual, I was craving something sweet.  So I headed to the kitchen to see what I could whip up with what I had in my pantry.  I decided on blondies since they are easy to make and I happened to have all of the ingredients.  Here’s the recipe: Continue reading

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7 Foods That Naturally Boost Your Energy

7 Foods That Naturally Boost Your Energy

You wake up feeling great. You’re knocking out your to-do list and having a super productive morning. The afternoon rolls around and all of a sudden it hits you like a ton of bricks. The overwhelming urge to take a nap. If you need an afternoon pick-me-up, try any of these foods to naturally boost your energy and get you through the day.  Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffin Recipe

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffin Recipe

I love zucchini but I wasn’t sure that it belonged in muffins, especially not with chocolate. But because chocolate was one of the main ingredients, I put my doubt aside and gave it a try. Wow! They are soooo yummy! Like a piece of moist chocolate heaven. Turns out that the zucchini that adds extra moistness. It absorbs the cocoa and disappears, leaving behind no zucchini taste, only chocolaty goodness. And who doesn’t love vegetables that taste like chocolate, right? Continue reading

Mini Heart Shaped Apple Pies

Mini Heart Shaped Apple Pies

We made a bunch of sweet treats for Journey’s Valentine’s Day Crafternoon including these adorable mini heart shaped apple pies.

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Eat & Tell: Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found this recipe on the back of the craisins package a few years ago and thought they sounded delish. And I was right.  I especially love making them because they are easy to make and since they are made with real oats and little sugar, they must be healthy.  At least that what I tell myself as I woof them down!  Here’s the recipe…

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Apple Pie Apples w/ Salted Caramel Drizzle

 

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I was tossing around what apple recipe I was going to feature on my tv segment this week and couldn’t make up my mind.  I wanted to make an apple pie, but I thought it was too traditional for tv.  Then I saw a picture of these and knew I had to try them. Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Honey Pumpkin Muffins W/ Cream Cheese Icing

pumpkin muffins

Journey and I went to a pumpkin festival at an orchard.  It was my first time visiting a real pumpkin patch and picking my own pumpkins.  Since we had so many, Journey asked if we could make pumpkin muffins.  Of course! Continue reading

Friday Find: The Best Lunch Box Ever

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While I am quite creative in the kitchen, when it comes to packing Journey’s lunch my ideas fall flat.  It’s just the beginning of October and she’s already getting bored with what’s in her lunchbox. I added a few new hot lunch options into the mix, but how many times can I do pasta? Then I came across this week’s find… Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Pumpkin Spice Applesauce

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With so many crisp apples and pumpkins a plenty, I thought I would add a twist to my usual applesauce recipe by adding some pumpkin puree.  My little taste tester gave it a thumbs up and I’m sure your kids will love it too! Continue reading

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe

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Since today is National Cookie Day (yes, there really is such a thing), I decided to try a new cookie recipe.  I made them last night and sent them to school for Journey’s class to enjoy.

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