Quick and Easy Pumpkin Muffins

It’s no secret that I love to cheat and start with a mix when making baked goods.  I’m capable of cooking from scratch, but that doesn’t mean I always have time to do it.  These muffins took me less than half an hour to make, and that includes gathering the ingredients, cooking time and cleaning…

Breakfast in a Jar

All the staring at jars last week for my Friday Favorites made me realize I hadn’t shared this recipe with you.  I’ve been eating this concoction for breakfast for the past few months and I’m not sick of it yet, so that’s a good sign.  And it’s good for me.  Gasp. To be honest, this…

No Bake Energy Bites

I came across a recipe on Pinterest this weekend that I had to try.  Well, let’s face it, I actually just saw a photo I liked and clicked through until I found the recipe.  It IS Pinterest, after all. I love things that are easy to make, use ingredients I can pronounce and are easy…

Banana Bread

One of my son’s favorite things I make is banana bread.  In fact, I’m pretty sure he asks me to buy bananas just so he can leave them on the counter until they turn black.  He does actually eat them once in a while, just to throw me off. I’ve developed my own recipe over…

Peanut Butter Cashew Granola

My daughter asked me to buy some granola last week.  She wanted to stir it into her yogurt.  I wrote it on the grocery list, then somewhere a little voice said “You could make granola!”  I’ve never made it before, so I don’t know what that was about, but it seemed like something that would…

Jennifer’s Hanukkah Latkes

Today, I’d like to introduce you to a guest.  She is an extremely talented cook, which comes in handy since she’s routinely feeding the nine people who call her house home.  She and her family are gearing up to celebrate Hanukkah, so she’s agreed to share one of her favorite recipes with us.  Meet my…