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Banana Oatmeal Cookies + Allergy-Friendly Snack Ideas for Kids

I made these banana oatmeal cookies a few weeks ago for Madlotts' class at school and they were such a hit I thought I'd better share the recipe with you. We signed up to be "snack friend" for the class for pretty much the whole month of September and into October which sounded like a… Continue reading Banana Oatmeal Cookies + Allergy-Friendly Snack Ideas for Kids

apple cinnamon granola bars

Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars & Just Doing It

We're getting more granola by the day over here... especially now that I've sworn to only make my own granola bars over the ones that come out of a box. These are just so much better - better tasting and better for you! They're easy to make and way less expensive too. Seriously, you can… Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars & Just Doing It

coconut berry parfait

4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

I couldn’t let one of my favorite holidays go by without making something festive to contribute to the red, white and blue section of the blogosphere. This little treat is almost too simple to warrant a recipe or a post but really isn’t simple just what you need on a holiday that’s all about being outside… Continue reading 4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait


Seeduction Muffins

I used to be obsessed (I mean, obsessed) with this bread at Whole Foods called Seeduction bread. It’s the heartiest, nuttiest (or seediest) bread I think I’ve ever had and it’s so so tasty. If you’re not avoiding gluten or grains, I highly recommend it on pure taste alone. You know those breads that are… Continue reading Seeduction Muffins

anti-inflammatory smoothie

The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Last week I mentioned how I use food as medicine to help relieve pain and heal. When you approach food from this perspective, food is more than just calories or something to silence a growling tummy. It is information that tells our cells what to do and how to react. Imagine your body is like a computer and everything… Continue reading The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

oh-mega apple muffins

Oh-Mega Apple Muffins

We finally got the rest of our kitchen unpacked this weekend (woo hoo!). And I realized something; it's amazing what you find you don't need after your things have been in boxes for three weeks. In that short time I managed to get bitten by the minimalist bug. Yes, me the same person who spent… Continue reading Oh-Mega Apple Muffins


Pumpkin Granola (Grain-free)

Are you tired of pumpkin yet? Ya, me neither. You know what I am tired of though... my Pinterest feed showing me delicious looking pumpkin treats that I can't eat. I swear if I see that two ingredient pumpkin brownie recipe one more time... So, instead of taking my frustration out on the iPad, I… Continue reading Pumpkin Granola (Grain-free)


Carrot Ginger Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

OK, I'll admit, cookie may be a stretch here. This is entirely too good for you to be a cookie. But just go with me on this one... Imagine... It's 7:45 a.m. and you're going to be late for your 8 a.m. meeting if you don't get yourself out the door in the next minute.… Continue reading Carrot Ginger Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies


Orange & Spice (and everything nice) Pumpkin Muffins

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is having a big breakfast at my parents house. Even though we're all grown up now and (almost) out of their house (the front door is a revolving one these days, but I think they like it that way...), we spend the night on Christmas Eve and wake up… Continue reading Orange & Spice (and everything nice) Pumpkin Muffins