Tropical Green Smoothie

Tropical Green Smoothie

  Mornings are a tough time. They are so always so busy, and there’s always so much going on. When I was in school, I remember so many mornings when I wanted a little more sleep, even if that meant that I didn’t have time to eat. Really, it can be difficult to find the… 

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Pistachio and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Pistachio and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  Hey!  Like so many others, I made a resolution to eat healthier in the new year. I still enjoy an occasional indulgence, though, and these cookies are perfect for those times. The recipe for Jumbo Pistachio and Milk Chocolate Chunk Cookies in the Better Homes & Gardens’ archives totally called my name. You can never… 

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast can be a difficult time. There’s always a rush, whether it’s to get somewhere or just to feed hungry kids. That’s why I love make-ahead breakfasts like these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies. They just make life so much easier. You can make a batch of these cookies when you have a little extra time,… 

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Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

I hope you all had a very happy new year! We spent a very cold couple of days traveling to our new home. When we went out to our car on New Year’s Day morning, it was -14. I had forgotten just how cold it can get, and I’m certainly going to miss those 50… 

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Apple Pistachio Dip

Apple Pistachio Dip

  This Apple Pistachio Dip has an unlikely inspiration. We usually do our grocery shopping on Saturdays because that’s when the the stores have their demos, and the kids love to try all of the samples. And happy kids makes for much easier shopping. One Saturday, they were demoing apple pistachio dip. It was surprisingly good, and apparently… 

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Cranberry Apple Bread

Cranberry Apple Bread

  I know it’s a little late to be sharing cranberry recipes, but I really (really) like this Cranberry Apple Bread. It’s an easy, one-bowl recipe that makes a loaf of moist, flavorful bread. This bread is great for breakfast, and it’s also a fantastic snack either plain or topped with a little cream cheese… 

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Gingerbread Baked Donuts

Gingerbread Baked Donuts

I  couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share one more gingerbread recipe before it was too late. Gingerbread Baked Donuts combine two of my favorite things – gingerbread and donuts – in one delicious, sugar-dusted little package. Gingerbread Baked Donuts   Print Ingredients 2½ c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cinnamon… 

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