House Granola

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

Pink Strawberry Cookies

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…

Banana Bites!

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!

The Gratitude Project: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters

I’ve been playing around with sweet treats as an offering for my friend’s upcoming performance this weekend, The Gratitude Project. Lost somewhere in a bowl of melted dark chocolate, I found gratitude for simple pleasures: chocolate, nuts, dried fruit (and a little cherry brandy). Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters Makes about 24 8 ounces dark chocolate, … More The Gratitude Project: Cherry Almond Chocolate Clusters