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The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

The Twelve {Food Gifts} of Christmas

Hello Friends! I posted these last year and they were such a hit I thought it would be fun to do it again. I am putting them all in one blog post so it is easy for you to reference. The Holiday season is busy […]

Andes Brownies (using boxed mix)

Andes Brownies (using boxed mix)

I am a brownie person. I LOVE them. All of them. I really don’t discriminate. I buy the 6 pack box of Ghiradelli Brownie mix from Costco so that we are always stocked and ready for any occasion where brownies are needed, which is most […]

It’s July 5th, and I’m baking cookies…

It’s July 5th, and I’m baking cookies…

I am currently sitting here with a batch of cookies baking in the oven so I am going to take the next 8 minutes till the timer dings to tell you why this is really a wonderful thing.    You see, it’s July 5th.   […]

self-control: calculating the cost of this important resource

self-control: calculating the cost of this important resource

Hello friends and happy Friday! Sometimes I have a thought surrounding food and habits and I mull it over long enough it feels worth it to share. Some won’t agree and that’s totally ok, but I figured this train of thought might be helpful for […]

Symphony Brownies

Symphony Brownies

These are brownies are so decadent, and EASY! Every time I have taken them anywhere people beg for the recipe and think I have slaved away to make a “3-layer brownie.” All they require are a box of brownie mix (with the eggs, oil, etc) […]

Brownie Trifle

Brownie Trifle

This dessert, if you can believe it, actually tastes BETTER than it is fancy! And that’s saying something, because it is very fancy. YOU WILL NEED: 1 pan of brownies, baked and cooled 2 boxes of pudding, prepped and ready to go (you need milk […]

Whole-wheat sea salt chocolate chip cookies  (made with coconut oil; easily made dairy free)

Whole-wheat sea salt chocolate chip cookies (made with coconut oil; easily made dairy free)

THESE!!! I can’t tell you how good they are. Turned out perfect. I had 3 friends try them today to be sure it wasn’t just me and all gave a big thumbs up (and came back for seconds). Also, this is my new favorite baking […]

Homemade *2 INGREDIENT* Magic Shell

Homemade *2 INGREDIENT* Magic Shell

It’s Thursday. And it’s naptime. Perfect reason to bring out the 2 INGREDIENT homemade magic shell. 2 INGREDIENTS!!!! And you probably have them both in your pantry. Melted coconut oil + cocoa powder YES, THAT IS IT!!! Because coconut oil hardens when cold, it makes […]

Summertime Popsicle Ideas

Summertime Popsicle Ideas

Who loves a good popsicle? Throw your hands up. I have got 3 super easy ideas for you. The full blog post with links is on the blog. Orange juice (or any juice for that matter!) pops. I use silicone molds to have popsicles on […]

Delicious and Easy Spiced Granola

Delicious and Easy Spiced Granola

I took a jar of this goodness over to my sister-in-law Meredith and she called me on my way home asking for the recipe! It’s so good and extremely easy and VERY versatile.   Can I tell you some good news? It really is pretty […]