Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies

Soon it will be my absolute FAVORITE time of year. Pumpkin spice everything, cooler weather and Autumn colors on the leaves. I really love the fall season in the northern United States. Its really beautiful and cozy. Football starts again and that means there are so many delicious tailgate foods to make and eat. I love when kids go back to school and you see moms and dads standing around at bus stops again. In Western Washington, we pull out our Read More >>

Fruit Pizza

I really enjoy sharing my ideas and skills in cooking with others and that is one of the reasons I started this food blog. To me, cooking makes sense but to the people who can be intimidated, or those that are just brain blocked on what to make or create next, this post is for you. Hello to all the parents reading this post this week.  I heard a news story last week that American Parents spend on average $500 Read More >>

Quinoa And Brown Rice Custard

Why is Quinoa so AWESOME? Pronounced keen-wah, this is a seed that is healthy and quick cooking. It has a great soft flavor that blends well with rice. Health Benefits of Quinoa 1.     It’s protein balance is similar to milk and has more protein compared to rice, millet or wheat 2.      A good source of riboflavin — riboflavin helps reduce the frequency attacks in migraine sufferers by improving the energy metabolism within the brain and muscle cells. 3.     Quinoa is Read More >>

Decadent Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

I have two younger nieces who visit me regularly and a boyfriend who just loves chocolate.  This weekend, I went on the hunt looking for a super simple and delicious treat that  I could cook with the girls that was going to satisfy our chocolate cravings and going to be lower in sugar too. Especially for the kiddos. Bonus: Its gluten free too! I love to cook with the girls when I can and this is a dessert that they can help Read More >>