Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars

Thank goodness I came back before pumpkin spice said good-bye! I’ve been dreaming about these Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars since September. Yes, dreaming, night and day. It’s like they’ve been haunting me. In a good way. Haunting my thoughts and making my mouth water. Some might say I’m obsessed, but I like to think of it as passionate thoughts. I’m a foodie, I have

Soft Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

You are going to love these Soft Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies! I’m not just saying this either because I’m a foodie. I first tried Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies a few years ago and didn’t much care for them. I was like, “meh.” I much prefer Oatmeal Raisin Cookies over these! I can live without these cookies in my life. After

Probiotic Cranberry Dog Treats

Everything this week has been Irma, Irma, Irma. And she hasn’t even hit Florida yet. Seriously, I’m over it! I’m feeling a little like Jan Brady right now. Aside from that, my heart and prayers go out to all the people who live in Florida. I hope y’all have evacuated by now. Also sending prayers to those who are going to

Cherry Pie

Wow! I can’t believe summer is coming to an end and Fall is just around the corner! Good-bye to those long summer days spent with my puppies outdoors. Along with a few of things I don’t like about summer – all those pesky insects (mosquitos, yellow jackets, and flies to name a few) people’s short, hot tempers, and steamy, sleepless

Kefir Peanut Butter & Banana Dog Treats

Today is National Dog Day! And in honor of our four-legged best friends, I’m sharing an easy recipe you can make in less than 5 minutes for your favorite fur-baby, these Kefir Peanut Butter & Banana Dog Treats. Just like people, dogs can get too many bacteria in their GI tracts. Although a dog’s stomach can tolerate a lot more

Banana Muffins with Streusel Topping

Are you excited as I am for this Monday? I’m excited for the total eclipse! And here you thought I liked Mondays. Ha! Yes, I’m probably your total science nerd. I love everything science because I find it so amazing! Kind of like baking. Baking is a science, similar to chemistry. You’re adding together different compounds (like chemistry) and creating something deliciously

4th Annual Uncorked & Uncapped Wine, Beer, & Food Fest

I have some exciting news for y’all today! If you follow me on Facebook, you probably saw this post earlier this week about The Arc of Essex County’s Uncorked & Uncapped 4th Annual Wine, Beer, & Food Fest coming up on September 28, 2017. And if you don’t follow me on Facebook, what are you waiting for? Anyways, this is

Healthy & Easy Breakfast Ideas for Back-To-School 

I cannot stress the importance of eating a good breakfast. I know you’ve heard over the years that breakfast helps you perform better, but did you know it might also lower your chance for Type 2 Diabetes when you get older? Or that it might help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure? Yep, there’s actual scientific research that shows breakfast