Eat & Tell: Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found this recipe on the back of the craisins package a few years ago and thought they sounded delish. And I was right.  I especially love making them because they are easy to make and since they are made with real oats and little sugar, they must be healthy.  At least that what I tell myself as I woof them down!  Here’s the recipe…

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Apple Pie Apples w/ Salted Caramel Drizzle

 

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I was tossing around what apple recipe I was going to feature on my tv segment this week and couldn’t make up my mind.  I wanted to make an apple pie, but I thought it was too traditional for tv.  Then I saw a picture of these and knew I had to try them. Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Honey Pumpkin Muffins W/ Cream Cheese Icing

pumpkin muffins

Journey and I went to a pumpkin festival at an orchard.  It was my first time visiting a real pumpkin patch and picking my own pumpkins.  Since we had so many, Journey asked if we could make pumpkin muffins.  Of course! Continue reading

Friday Find: The Best Lunch Box Ever

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While I am quite creative in the kitchen, when it comes to packing Journey’s lunch my ideas fall flat.  It’s just the beginning of October and she’s already getting bored with what’s in her lunchbox. I added a few new hot lunch options into the mix, but how many times can I do pasta? Then I came across this week’s find… Continue reading

Eat & Tell: Pumpkin Spice Applesauce

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With so many crisp apples and pumpkins a plenty, I thought I would add a twist to my usual applesauce recipe by adding some pumpkin puree.  My little taste tester gave it a thumbs up and I’m sure your kids will love it too! Continue reading

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe

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Since today is National Cookie Day (yes, there really is such a thing), I decided to try a new cookie recipe.  I made them last night and sent them to school for Journey’s class to enjoy.

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Eat & Tell: Cake Pop Zombie Graveyard

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This year, I decided to do skeletons for my Halloween cake pops and somehow that morphed to a zombie graveyard.  Here’s how I made it…

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Fun & Healthy Halloween Treats

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Although Halloween and candy go hand-in-hand, there are lots of fun and healthier alternatives to the sweet stuff to enjoy.  Check out a few creative ideas from my Pinterest Halloween board to share at your Halloween party, at the office or with trick-or-treaters at your door. Continue reading

How To Make The Cutest Jack-O-Lantern Ever

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Candy’s not the only fun treat to enjoy on Halloween!  I make these adorable Fruit Jack-O-Lanterns each year and kids love them!  They are always a huge hit at Journey’s parties.  Follow the step-by-step directions below and be the center of attention at your Halloween bash! Continue reading

Ghosts, Goblins & Granola: 5 Alternatives to Candy for Trick-Or-Treaters

You would think that a holiday celebrated by eating candy would be among the least favorite in a household with a kid that doesn’t eat it.  But oddly enough, Journey is actually quite fond of Halloween.  She loves the decorations, the costumes and greeting trick-or-treaters.   But because my kid doesn’t eat candy, in good conscience, I don’t give it out.  Instead, I have come up with a few great alternatives to candy for Halloween trick-or-treaters to enjoy. Continue reading