Chicken Meatballs


by on Feb 2nd, 2013 // Dinner, Recipes

I like to buy organic meat, but it seems that only Whole Foods Paycheck carries organic ground turkey meat.  I hate having to make an extra stop just to pick up turkey meat. (Lazy)  But, if I’m being honest, it’s …

Whole Wheat Honey Waffles


by on Jan 28th, 2013 // Breakfast, Healthy, Kid-tastic, Recipes

I recently went on a business trip to wine country in Santa Ynez.  I was gone for 3 days, and in typical working mom fashion, I felt the need to bring back a “guilt gift” for the kids.  Somehow wine …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Tart


by on Aug 7th, 2012 // Desserts

Have you ever had the pleasure of eating a Pizookie?  It’s served at a restaurant chain called BJ’s.  It’s basically a freshly baked, hot out of the oven, rich and delicious cookie topped with two scoops of vanilla bean ice …

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    Grilled Peach & Brown Sugar Oatmeal


    by on Aug 1st, 2012 // Breakfast

    My dear friend Jackie who moved to Hotlanta a few years back, posted this on Facebook the other day:
    I’m in a serious cooking funk these days. So hard to get up the energy when it’s 95+ degrees out! What …

    Browned Butter Banana Bread


    by on Jul 24th, 2012 // Desserts

    After a quick trip out of town, we returned home to 5 squishy bananas, two mealy peaches and nice little swarm of fruit flies having themselves a feast. Oooops!

    I suggested freezing the bananas and making a smoothie in the …

    Ninja Bread Men


    by on Jul 19th, 2012 // Desserts

    A few months ago my kid started taking Tae Kwon Do lessons.  Shortly thereafter, the newly minted ninja suckered me into buying these ridiculously cute Fred & Friends Cookie Cutters.  How could I resist when the box says “They’re …

    Berry Good Tart


    by on Jul 17th, 2012 // Desserts

    It’s been a great, long while since I last posted, but I have a good excuse. Really, I do.  I’ve spent the better part of a year working on a new food concept and I’m beyond thrilled to announce that …

    Rainbow Fruit Pops


    by on Jun 1st, 2012 // Desserts, Kid-tastic

    Summer is almost here, the weather is warm and we all need something to cool off from the afternoon heat. Bring on the popsicles! We like to make our own, not only does it give us something to do, but …

    Breakfast Potato Bites To Go


    by on May 24th, 2012 // Breakfast

    Even though the school year is coming to a close I’m still looking for shortcuts in the morning. That’s when I decided to make one of my kids favorite breakfasts, potatoes, eggs and cheese in a mini muffin tin. Usually …

    5 Minute Blackberry Cobbler


    by on May 17th, 2012 // Desserts, Easy Cheats

    Normally I would be posting some recipe that I made with my kids and we shared in the eating. Umm, that’s not the case today. While my daughter was in school and her brother was napping, I went hunting for …