Month: December 2019

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

What’s your favorite part of an oatmeal cookie? Mine is that hint of cinnamon you taste. So with this recipe, I made sure it had plenty of it. And I also included 2 different kinds of raisins. And let me tell ya, they are good! 

Chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate chip muffins

If your looking for a little sweetness in the morning, than these are your ticket! And don’t worry, no judgement here. It’s a muffin, right? These guys are perfect in the morning, or even if you need a little treat during the day. Kids will 

Pretty Roasted Carrots

Pretty Roasted Carrots

Imagine the taste of roasted carrots drizzled with a Tahini dressing, then topped with micro greens and dollops of goat cheese. Sounds delicious, right? Mmm… This holiday, we were asked to bring a vegetable side dish to my sister in laws for our Christmas Day 

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes are so good!! Sunday mornings are made for pancakes, and this Blueberry pancake recipe is definitely a special one. My husband hands down makes the best pancakes! They have a hint of cinnamon which makes them different from the rest. And 

Pork Egg roll on rice with a tamarind sauce

Pork Egg roll on rice with a tamarind sauce

Now you can have the taste of an egg roll without the mess of deep frying it. Imagine an egg roll without the wrapper served on a bed of rice, drizzled with a tamarind sauce. The perfect combo of a stir fry and egg roll 

On the fence about gardening?

On the fence about gardening?

Have you ever wanted to create a space to grow your own food, or a spot to grow flowers? I know, it seems like a daunting task at first. Especially if your not familiar with gardening. Maybe it’s something you start to dabble in, but 

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are really such an easy meal and loved by many. It’s one of those meals you feel safe making for truly any event. Who needs to use a can of Manwich or a seasoning pack when you can simply make Sloppy Joes yourself 

Cinnamon & Sugar Raspberry Muffins

Cinnamon & Sugar Raspberry Muffins

If you loved my last muffin recipe, then I think you’ll love this one too! But this time, they are made with fresh raspberries. These muffins are the perfect combo of a little sweetness and a little tart! This time, I was the early riser 

Growing in small spaces

Growing in small spaces

Well, of course I dream of someday living in the country with a huge vegetable garden and some chickens. The problem is I also love being close to the city. With endless amounts of amazing restaurants and shops close by, it would be hard to 

Marshmallow, Coconut & Dark chocolate chunk cookies

Marshmallow, Coconut & Dark chocolate chunk cookies

These Marshmallow, Coconut & Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies are so good! Who’s ready for some cookies? Me!! With both hands up… I guess I’m always ready for something sweet. If your a fan of dark chocolate, your going to love these cookies. They are so 

Crispy Chicken Tacos

Crispy Chicken Tacos

These Crispy Chicken Tacos are so good! Forget taco Tuesday. I would welcome these Crispy Chicken Tacos any day of the week. The chicken in these tacos is baked not fried. So this is a great healthy alternative to any fried chicken tacos. Are you 

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

I don’t know about you, but when It’s snowing, it makes me want to hunker down and cook! It definitely feels like a soup day to me. I’ve been feeling a tad bit behind this year thinking about Christmas. I have bought some gifts for 

City Foodie Farm Dark chocolate chunk cookies

City Foodie Farm Dark chocolate chunk cookies

Since I saw there was a national cookie day this week, I thought It would be fun to share a yummy cookie recipe with all of you. This was a first. I’m usually not much of a baker, and I would usually just stick to 

Cashew vegetable stir fry with pad thai rice noodles

Cashew vegetable stir fry with pad thai rice noodles

It’s time to eat the rainbow. No, not literally, but you know what I mean. It’s all about variety, and getting a variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Believe me, it’s not always easy! It’s something you have to consistently be aware of. 

Spicy Turmeric Chicken with Roasted Zucchini & Apple Chutney

Spicy Turmeric Chicken with Roasted Zucchini & Apple Chutney

There is just something about turmeric I love. Maybe it’s the color, or maybe I love it because, I know turmeric has so many health benefits. Way too many to list. One thing I’ve always remembered, is it’s known to help with inflammation. There are 

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

There is nothing better than the flavor combination of blue cheese, roasted squash seeds and the taste of a balsamic glaze. Believe me, I couldn’t stop myself from eating it as we made this meal. Now think about also adding some prosciutto, and roasted squash 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts on a bed of whipped goat cheese & drizzled with honey….

Roasted Brussels Sprouts on a bed of whipped goat cheese & drizzled with honey….

Who loves Brussels sprouts? I know I do, and so does my family. So when we see it on a menu at a restaurant, we usually will consider ordering it. And that is exactly where we got the inspiration for this dish! One of our 

Cinnamon & Sugar Blueberry Muffins

Cinnamon & Sugar Blueberry Muffins

Weekends are the best!! My husband is usually the early riser. And I guess you could say I’m one of the lucky ones, that wakes up to already brewed coffee. Not always, but that is usually the norm in our house. And I am so