Sweet Goodies

Banana Bread

  Print Banana Bread Taken from a classic recipe, this banana bread is truly a staple in my household.  It can also be ‘tweaked’ a little to sneak in a veggie or to make it specifically seasonal (hello Pumpkin Spice!).  Whether you choose to include the walnuts or not (based … Read more

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Print Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Your easy, basic but totally yummy cookie that can be packed in a lunch bag (nut free and safe for school!) or just enjoyed with a cup of tea for a snack.  Cookies should make you happy but really don’t need to include unhealthy, processed … Read more

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies….with PLENTY of chocolate!

Print Fudgy Black Bean Brownies….with PLENTY of chocolate! Brownies should be decadent…and really NOT healthy at all.  However, sometimes a sweet tooth just lingers and you look for something that will satisfy it with out any guilt attached.  Enter THESE brownies.  Gluten-free (naturally!) and full of chocolate.  Take one to … Read more

World Famous Pumpkin Pie

OK, famous in my world 🙂  This recipe is a Thanksgiving tradition that I don’t dare mess with, or else my family would disown me.  Seriously.  I do have two options here for crust, both are delicious, but the pumpkin filling always stays the same.  One recipe will be enough … Read more

Traditional Homemade Applesauce

Apple season hits us in the fall with a desire to pick em and eat em as fast as we can!  Since the kiddos can’t always chomp right into a whole apple make them applesauce and call it ‘dessert’…which also applies to anyone else, of course. Print Traditional Homemade Applesauce … Read more

Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Warm apple crisp on a chilly winter evening? C’mon. That’s heaven and comfort in a bowl…and topped with a scoop of something creamy will bring tears to your eyes! Beautiful.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Thick, chocolatey and smooth. This quick-to-prepare recipe will satisfy a sweet tooth and any chocolate lovers dream for a luscious dessert.

Carrot Cake Muffins

My mom used to shop at the A&P (remember the A&P???, which is now Dominion) and bring home a plastic clamshell container of bakery fresh carrot muffins.  We would enjoy them with a cup of Orange Pekoe tea in the afternoon and I remember EXACTLY how they tasted, how moist … Read more

Cosmic Power Breakfast Cookies

Eating cookies for breakfast isn’t exactly a high-energizing way to start your day…even though you’d like to think so, because sugar gives us energy…right?  Yes and no.  The key to a morning morsal that will pair with a yummy cup coffee, or just a quick breaky as you battle commuter … Read more

Vanilla and Orange Scented Rice Pudding

As a kid I despised rice pudding. Thankfully I grew up and now can’t get enough! This recipe easily fits into that ‘comfort food’ category and can be enjoyed whenever you need a fix 🙂