I sent out homemade granola for Christmas a few years ago. It was my first time making granola and I sent it out knowing that it wasn’t great. I don’t remember where I got the recipe, but it was fussy – toasting everything on the stove first and the constant stirring once it went into the oven. … More House Granola
I did a little experimenting and ended up with perfectly pink strawberry oatmeal cookies. I used the banana bites recipe with pureed strawberries instead of bananas and sweetened with 2 tablespoons of honey instead of additional fruit. The uncooked batter is also pretty good…
This is one of those fridge cleaning recipes. Dinner last night called for a few tomatoes and I opted for sundried instead of flavorless fresh from the grocery store. Thinking about dinner tonight I immediately remembered the sundried tomato pesto that they used to serve at my highschool. Tangy, garlicky, and cheesy, it was one … More Sundried Tomato Pesto
This may be the most fool proof and versatile “healthy” dessert ever. It’s a simple combination of mashed bananas, rolled oats, ground almonds, and baking powder, leaving you with endless options for flavors. Throw in chocolate chips, dried fruit, shredded coconut, or your favorite spices. Tonight I made them with dried blueberries and nutmeg. Blueberry … More Banana Bites!
We recently received a grocery bag full of carrots from our CSA. If nothing else, it was theperfect opportunity for a sweet indulgence that, when prepared well, has a lot of nutritional benefits: carrot cake! When it comes to carrot cake, I’m somewhat of a purist. Nothing ruins a good cake more than huge chunks of pineapple … More Whole Wheat Carrot Cake