Guilt-Free Chocolate Cake

Normally, I would make you taste this cake before I told you what was in it.  Nick’s food policy is that he doesn’t like foods pretending to be other foods, and this cake possibly falls into that category.  People stare at me in disbelief when I tell them what the main ingredient is in this […]

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Weeknight Moroccan Bowls

I love meals in a bowl.  I’m the opposite of those people who can’t have their foods touch: I like all my foods to co-mingle and party!  Bowls are the perfect avenue for that.  I also sometimes get tired of cooking meat.  Nick is an absolute carnivore (he ranks meals based on how many meats […]

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Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Who doesn’t want a cookie for breakfast??  Especially if that cookie is simple, healthy, grab-able and goes well with morning mom-juice, aka coffee that gets reheated three times.  I’m always looking for something I can just pick up and eat in the morning while I’m chasing a crawling baby and overexcited puppy.  I craved these, […]

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30 Minute Trader Joe’s Meal

Are y’all as obsessed with Trader Joe’s as I am?  One of the perks of being a stay at home mom is that I can go to TJ’s in the off hours, which means available parking spaces and no shopping cart bumper cars in the store.  So obviously we go often. One of my favorite […]

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My Favorite Oatmeal Pancakes

I used to be all about the Just Add Water pancake mix.  In college, I would make giant batches of pancakes around midnight in our dorm kitchen.  To share, of course.  (And without those, who knows if I would be married right now!)  Just adding water is far easier than making pancakes from scratch, but […]

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