Breakfast Cookie

Breakfast Cookie Cookie – breakfast, combine the two and you have a hit on your hands. I mean who does not like a cookie for breakfast. Breakfast Cookie? Who ever heard of such a wonderful thing? Well that would be me, and I have been making these since my kiddo was a toddler. Being a…

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Coconut Tapioca Pudding Since going dairy-free four years ago, I have been on a quest for pudding type desserts, but have had a hard time finding things that taste good and are dairy-free. Tapioca however is one of those items that can be made dairy-free without a problem, so I like to make it as…

Smoked Salmon Fritatta

Smoked Salmon Frittata Here I am making breakfast for dinner again. There is just something so satisfyingly simple about making a frittata for dinner. It might be the one dish mealness of it all. It might be the breakfast for dinner vibe. But then again it could be all of it. This recipe for as…

Sweet & Sour Pork

Sweet & Sour Pork Asian food is always a hit in our house. Over the years I have played around with making various dishes to mimic Chinese takeout and am happy to report I have found quite a few wonderful recipes like this sweet & sour pork with bell peppers and pineapple. Only other thing…

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

HOMEMADE INSTANT OATMEAL We’re big oatmeal eaters at our house. Since I’m too busy to cook full scale oatmeal on school mornings I came up with my own recipe for homemade instant oatmeal. When the kiddo was little I just couldn’t justify buying ready packaged instant oatmeal full of preservatives when I could make it…

Pear and Brussels Sprout Hash

Pear and Brussels Sprout Hash I like to cook with the seasons and in the fall that means making the most of seasonal Brussels sprouts. I found this recipe for pear and Brussels sprout hash with crispy bacon. To make this into a full meal hop over to the store and pick up a rotisserie…

Trail Mix

Trail Mix Anyone else grow up with a love for trail mix or is it just me? I have fond memories of standing in the kitchen helping my dad measure out ingredients for homemade trail mix to take on backpack trips with his scout troop. This is my allergy friendly version. The beauty is you…

Products for the Kitchen

Products for the Kitchen People often ask me what sorts of equipment we use in our kitchen at home, so I thought I’d write up a brief bit on products for the kitchen. Not only can you stock yourself up with great gear, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get…

Chicken Tacos with Apple Salsa

Chicken Tacos with Apple Salsa We love tacos. We really love tacos. Who doesn’t? They’re easy to make, can be altered to fit any dietary restriction, and are perfect for a fast school night dinner. This recipe for chicken tacos with apple slaw is a wonderful fun recipe that everyone in your family will enjoy…