Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Hi Friends -- it’s been a while! I was blessed to welcome my daughter to the world in June and have enjoyed spending time with her over the past few months. She’s outstanding and there are lots of photos of her on my Instagram account if you want to check her out. She’s a cutie! Now that she’s a bit more independent, I am getting back in the … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter and Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes you just want a sweet treat.  Part of eating a healthy, balanced diet is finding space for high-quality treats so you don't feel deprived and end up binging on Oreos.  These cookies are the perfect solution!  They are made of real foods without any refined sugar, but still taste delicious and satisfy that sweet craving. Print Peanut … [Read more...]

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

As you may recall, I'm not much of a baker.  There is way too much measuring and precision, plus most baked goods are filled with not-so-nourishing ingredients.  But this cobbler is my ideal baked dessert - it couldn't be easier, doesn't require any detailed measuring, is filled with healthy whole foods ingredients, and tastes … [Read more...]

Almond & Oat Protein Balls

Almond and Oat Protein Balls

Finding healthy snacks always seems to be challenging.  I'm one of those people who needs to eat frequently.  If I go too long between meals I enter the land of hangry (hungry + angry) and it isn't pretty for anyone involved.  I try to keep lots of nuts, veggie snack bags, and fresh fruit on hand, but in my opinion you can never have too many … [Read more...]

Mom’s Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

Mom's Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

I'm generally not much of a baker because it involves too much measuring -- I prefer to work based on feel.  That being said, there are definitely a few things I make time to bake.  My mom's oatmeal carrot cookies are one of the best baked treats out there -- they are delicious and are actually pretty good for you! Ingredients: 1 cup … [Read more...]