simple granola bars take 2 (5 of 6)
Freezer-friendly, Snacks

Simply Granola Bars {freezer-friendly}

Mmmm, granola bars! Why not skip out on buying those store-bought kinds that are full of ingredients that doesn’t sound like they belong in granola bars, and make some of your own? It’s easy to do, trust me! You can make all kinds of granola bars, with the kind of ingredients you like most. All […]

Homemade Strawberry Jam (1 of 1)
Freezer-friendly, Sides, Snacks

Fresh Strawberry Freezer Jam

Mmm, tis’ the season for strawberry pickin’! I was hoping to get this post out a few weeks ago when strawberries were truly in their growing prime, but it is still not too late, go out and go strawberry picking and enjoy the fruits of your labor (haha, no pun intended there!)  by making some […]

Honey Roasted Almonds (1 of 1)

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

These little babies of pure goodness are the perfect afternoon snack. We buy a bag of regular raw almonds and then transform them into this awesomeness and munch of them for the rest of the week in our little snack baggies. Ready to go, ready to take anywhere! Honey Cinnamon Roasted Almonds Here’s what you’ll […]

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies (1 of 1)
Desserts, Freezer-friendly, Snacks

Chocolately Black Bean Brownies

Never before have I been so excited about sharing a recipe. Never before has Andrew talked so much about something that I’ve made. Never before have I thought I could pull off something like this (and actually like it). Lets go to the beginning…the very beginning…of this food story. Once upon a time, a few […]

Yogurt Melts (4 of 4)
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Homemade Yogurt Melts

If you have little ones, odds are that you are familiar with these: Gerber Yogurt Melts. Awhile ago, I saw these in the grocery store and it was as if the skies opened and lightning struck me with the idea that I must make these. If Gerber can charge $3 for one tiny ounce worth of […]

Homemade Peanut Butter 6 (1 of 1)
Sides, Snacks

Homemade Peanut Butter

As I gobble a big heaping spoonful of peanut butter, I can’t help but think, “Mmm this hygrogenated vegetable oil sure does the body good!” Huh? Go into your pantry, grab your peanut butter and it will be a pretty safe bet that your peanut butter is not just made out of peanuts. In most […]

Desserts, Snacks


The Butterfinger: one of America’s favorite candy bars. Would you have ever guessed how incredibly easy it is to make your very own butter finger candy bar in your own kitchen? More importantly, would you have ever guessed that one of the three ingredients to make this yummy crunchy bar is – wait for it […]