Cookies · Dessert · Snack

Banana, Chocolate Chips and Pecans Soft Cookies

Hi everyone!!! I took a long vacation but I am back with tons of recipes to share with you! And to start off, here is something a little sweet for you guys! I wanted to do a quick one bowl cookie that my kids would love.   Now if your kids are anything like mine,… Continue reading Banana, Chocolate Chips and Pecans Soft Cookies

Breakfast · Chocolate · dairy free · Dessert · egg-free · Gluten Free · Snack · Vegeterian · whole grain

No-Bake Lime and Coconut Breakfast Bars

  These breakfast bars or “just-the-perfect-kind-of-snack” bar as I like to call them, are not too sweet and with the perfect amount of crunch, they are terrific at any time of the day!  They are a bit fragile if they are not cold enough but since the only thing keeping them together is the nut… Continue reading No-Bake Lime and Coconut Breakfast Bars

Bread · Breakfast · Cheese · egg-free · Leftovers · lunch · Snack · Vegeterian · whole grain

Aged Cheddar Cheese and Beer Quick Bread

This quick bread is the perfect accompaniment to a soup and the leftovers are also terrific toasted and served with eggs the following morning.   I like to call these “quick breads”:  magic bread, for the simple reason that they are  completed in one bowl, assembled in 5 minutes and be cooked and eaten within… Continue reading Aged Cheddar Cheese and Beer Quick Bread

Bacon · Breakfast · dairy free · Gluten Free · lunch · Snack · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Savory Sweet Potato Waffles

First off, I’d like to apologize since I’ve been off the grid for a while.  The truth is that after 19 years of hard work at the same company and after a reorganization, they let me go.  After the initial shock of it all has passed, I have had the time to renew with my… Continue reading Savory Sweet Potato Waffles

Dessert · egg-free · Maple syrup · Snack · Vegeterian

Maple Sugar Cones

First off, I’d like to apologize as I have not posted something in a while.  I’ve been busy prepping for Christmas Eve and feeding my dad’s family of 50!  And since Christmas is the time of year I’d spend the most cooking with my mom and I miss her, I thought I’d give you a… Continue reading Maple Sugar Cones

Dessert · egg-free · Snack · Vegeterian

Brown Butter, Coconut and Vanilla Bean Rice Krispies Treat

  It might get chilly and wet this weekend, so what better way to pass the time with the kids then to make rice krispies treats! This is a twist on a classic recipe as it becomes almost a grown-up indulgence but kids will still love it no worries! Start by toasting the coconut over… Continue reading Brown Butter, Coconut and Vanilla Bean Rice Krispies Treat

condiment · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Leftovers · lunch · Salad · Snack · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

These are the PERFECT snack! Sweet, salty and a little kick from the chipotle makes you want to have more and more! Thankfully these are good for you!  Eat them as is, or top onto soups or salads. Start by cleaning out your pumpkin and removing the seeds.  Rinse them out under cold water and… Continue reading Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds