Breakfast Cookies!

Because you can have the cake and eat it too. These little breakfast nuggets are full of fiber and fun with coconut, dried cherries, flax, and oatmeal. I tend to want something sweet after having savory food. Turns out, I’m not alone. I think that there is a place to enjoy all things your heartContinue reading “Breakfast Cookies!”

Snickers Ice Cream Cups!

I wanted something for Fathers Day that was equal parts indulgent and balanced. My dad LOVES snickers (and ice cream!) so this was a no-brainer. The following ingredients makes 8 muffin sized cups: For the crust 5 sheets of honey graham crackers 44 g unsalted butter For the filling 6 fun sized snickers 75 gContinue reading “Snickers Ice Cream Cups!”

Pancake Taco!

I was inspired to attempt to create a macro-friendly dutch pancake. Something high in protein and full of flavor. My dutch pancake fell a little too flat, so I turned it into a taco! For the pancake 2 oz unsweetened almond milk 100 g egg whites 35 g kodiak cake mix For the filling 100Continue reading “Pancake Taco!”

Applesauce brownies

I wanted to recreate a version of a Dairy Queen sundae.With all of this, I got to try two different ice creams and have a brownie. How is that for having the cake and eating it too? For wet ingredients 57 g enjoy life chocolate chunks .5 cup unsalted butter 1 t vanilla .5 cupContinue reading “Applesauce brownies”

Savory oatmeal!

The key to not getting bored with your food is simple. Have fun. This week I’ve been getting creative in the kitchen with my breakfasts. One morning it was an egg sandwich, another it was a smoothie bowl, and today I wanted savory oatmeal. I can’t say that I’ve ever had savory oatmeal before soContinue reading “Savory oatmeal!”

Savory oatmeal!

The key to not getting bored with your food is simple. Have fun. This week I’ve been getting creative in the kitchen with my breakfasts. One morning it was an egg sandwich, another it was a smoothie bowl, and today I wanted savory oatmeal. I can’t say that I’ve ever had savory oatmeal before soContinue reading “Savory oatmeal!”

Sopaipillas!

To go along with Tex-Mex week I raided my moms pantry and found a pot of gold. Last year we spent Christmas in Texas and stopped at the Guenther House for the worlds best Cinnamon Roll, Biscuit, and jam. We, of course, had to take a travel token home and opted for some sopaipilla mix.Continue reading “Sopaipillas!”

Banana oat pancakes

For the past few months I’ve been having my protein oatmeal. Along the way I’ve modified (added peanut butter, changed out the berries, topped with fresh nuts instead, etc.) but today I wanted to change that completely! I made some banana oat pancakes using most of the ingredients I would normally have for breakfast, andContinue reading “Banana oat pancakes”

Lemon Cornmeal Cake Bars

Bringing in the flavors of the Mediterranean this week I decided to play with the ingredients in the pantry and some leftover lemons from last week. This recipe could be prepared in a larger loaf pan, a bundt cake, or even cupcakes! I decided to use this adorable individual serving bars. I accidentally left offContinue reading “Lemon Cornmeal Cake Bars”

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

I wanted to keep going with the heritage food this week (hence the red cabbage and potato salad) What dessert would tie all of this flavor together better than some cinnamon sugar pretzels!? I’ve made this recipe before to make bagels and you really can’t go wrong. The base is basic dough so you couldContinue reading “Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels”