Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Howdy readers! I’m playing with some recipe card plug ins, so I apologize for all of the format changes. I’m trying to find something that works best for you. I embarked on an interesting baking adventure last night – I’m kind of on this weird flour substitution kick. This …

Broccoli Bites

Not gonna lie, I was skeptical about making broccoli bites. I found this recipe on Pinterest and figured it wouldn’t hurt to give it a shot. Essentially you are making cookies – only with broccoli and cheese instead of sugar and chocolate. The process was fun and these were really …

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

I’m working on a series of recipes catered to the Arbonne diet program. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a lot like Paleo. It’s gluten free, dairy free, soy free, sugar free (well no added sugar anyway), vinegar free. It actually follows a lot of Michael Pollan’s ideas in …

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve been trying to make more soups lately because it’s been annoyingly cold out lately and soups reheat so well. I went to the store and loaded up on all things fake Mexican like enchilada sauce and decided to give this soup a go! It turned out great so I …

Crock Pot Jambalaya

Recently I was thinking about the restaurant Heaven on Seven in Chicago. It’s amazing Cajun food (for the North anyway) and they have some killer jambalaya. I thought it would be fun to try my best to make my own. I’m not going to pretend that I know much about …

Crock Pot Salmon in Maple Sauce

Hypothesis: Maple food products make the world a better place. Experiment: Go to Canada (twice). Bring back 2 bottles of maple syrup, 4 boxes of maple cookies and 2 jars of maple butter.  Eat all the things. Cook with maple syrup. Conclusion: Yes, indeed, maple products make the world a …