Peanut Butter Blossoms

 

What better way to celebrate National Cookie Day today then with a brand spanking new (you guessed it) cookie recipe on the blog. These adorable Peanut Butter Blossoms are the perfect little holiday cookie to give, receive and of course EAT! They’re so simple and use just a handful of basic ingredients which you most likely already have on hand so just pick up a bag of Hershey kisses and you’re on your way to celebrating this delicious holiday the right way!  Continue reading

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Baked Brie with Pecans and Cranberries

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I had intended to get this blog post up a few days ago. I wasn’t slacking intentionally I’ll have you know. I actually spent the last few days writing, deleting and rewriting this entry. I felt as though I had so much to say but found myself writing a mishmash of thoughts. I even felt ashamed at certain points for sharing such vulnerabilities. Although, that’s where my head has been over the past month or so, one minute it’s a mishmash of anxiety, fear, doubt and then the next it’s happiness, love, confidence.  Continue reading

Hazelnut Mocha Overnight Oats

I’ll tell you, since becoming a mom my eating habits haven’t been priority. I’ve certainly put my meal prep and eating regularly on the back burner (no pun intended). However, as we are all slowly becoming adjusted to this new life I’m making sure to set aside time for me too as I’m realizing just how important staying healthy is to the title “mom”. Healthy doesn’t just mean physically, like eating right and working out. Mental health is also crucial, not just as a parent, but for anyone. There’s a lot to be said about doing positive things for yourself, like taking a yoga class, reading a good book or even just something as simple as reminding yourself how good of a job your doing every now and again. Being happy is just as important as eating a salad. Continue reading

Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

If there’s a green veggie I can’t get enough of this time of year it’s brussel sprouts. I know my kid self would have been like, “Eww gross!” But as a responsible, healthy, veggie eating adult my tastebuds have come a long way. Continue reading