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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Turns out, I’m baking a lot this winter. I love to keep a dish on the counter full with something or other…my husband isn’t too happy about this. My 4 year old thinks I’m cool though. Especially when I pack one in her lunch box in the compartment with the flap. One of my weekly […]

Lotus Biscoff Milkshake

This week, the unimaginable happened. We hit 65 F smack mid FEBRUARY. I know, I still can’t believe it. I got a little spring fever and took my car to get a good cleaning. I sure was not the only one. As I sat on line waiting my car’s turn, watching the man in front […]

Blender Green Juice

I woke up one of these past wintry mornings craving something fresh. My favorite juice is a kale one that I occasionally pick up at my local juice shop. There is something so crisp and wholesome about a good green juice. I’ve been wanting a juicer for a while now (hint hint husband), but the […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I didn’t expect to become addicted to these cookies. I thought they would be good, and i’d eat a few…not practically the whole bag. Ooops. You would know if you saw me on Instagram stories Thursday on @tomatoes_tomatoes. I remember oatmeal cookies as being a whole LOT of oatmeal. Like oatmeal is cool, but i […]

Blender Banana Oat Pancakes

Happy Sunday! How are you holding up with the new year eating resolutions? In my last post, I told you that my focus this year is to eat foods that make me feel good, but with a balance. I AM going to have that slice of cake for dessert. I really think you can have […]

Winter White Bean Soup

This soup should really be called “the soup that’s too easy for it’s own good” Got a can or two of white beans? Good. Some onions, celery, and garlic? Cool. We’re basically done here. Told you. It’s the perfect soup for a snowy winter’s day…heck any winter’s day. It’s the kind of soup you want […]

Cranberry Crumble Bars

HELLO winter. Yup, that’s official this Friday. My daughter keeps asking me when it’s going to snow around here. I can hold off on that part a little longer…. I feel like cranberries don’t get the spotlight they deserve. Let’s face it, winter can be….well depressing. At the surface, winter fruit seems kind of depressing […]

Fluffy Ricotta Donut Holes

Donuts¬† are arguably the best food on Chanukah. I’m more than happy to celebrate each night with these delectable balls of fried dough with jelly oozing down my fingers, and a puff of powdered sugar on my nose. Making them is fun, but tedious. I’d prefer to watch you make them and eat them. I […]

Classic Pumpkin Pie with Hawaij Coconut Cream

Growing up, we always made a thanksgiving style feast on Friday night, the night after Thanksgiving. My mom served classics like cranberry sauce, turkey, and of course….pumpkin pie! We never really experimented much, and that was fine. This year,¬† I gave the classic pumpkin pie a little twist by adding a hawaij spiced coconut cream […]

Hearty quinoa and white bean soup

It’s been cold, wet, and rainy the past few days and I’ve been sipping hot drinks and starting up the fireplace on repeat. It’s acceptable to serve soup for dinner these days, along with a big chunk of bread. I made this hearty quinoa and white bean soup one night last week, and it was […]