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vanilla bean oatmeal

vanilla bean oatmeal

    This recipe is a cinch to make!  It takes 5 minutes to prep and 5 minutes to cook!  How’s that for an easy delicious morning?!  I was looking for something to make besides my usual Eggs & Toast breakfast that usually makes me […]

Chickpea brittle with Amaretti cookie crumbs

Chickpea brittle with Amaretti cookie crumbs

    As I was reading through my Zahav Cookbook I came across something I had never seen or heard of before, Chickpea Brittle. I was so curious and intrigued.  Not only was this recipe simple and easy to make, it used one of my favorite […]

Confessions of a stay at home mom

Confessions of a stay at home mom

 ten things i’ve learned (so far) about what its really like to be a stay at home mom   Your wardrobe changes Move over skinny jeans, here come yoga pants.  Yes, thats right I’ve become that mom.  And don’t get me wrong, on days I […]

sun dried tomatoes & roasted red pepper spread with spiced pita chips

sun dried tomatoes & roasted red pepper spread with spiced pita chips

      I’m a huge fan of dips and spreads. There’s something to be said about blending flavorful ingredients in a food processor and then being able to enjoy the outcome of some delicious and comforting food that can be shared with family, friends […]

CARROT CAKE MADELEINES

CARROT CAKE MADELEINES

  Ever since my son was born we’ve had to cut back on expenses and the biggest expense we’ve cut is our dining out budget.  Back pre-baby you’d find us dining all over Los Angeles going to new restaurant openings checking out the latest trendy […]

APRICOT, GINGER & COCONUT ENERGY BALLS

APRICOT, GINGER & COCONUT ENERGY BALLS

      I’m always looking to create quick and healthy snacks that I can feed myself as well as my picky eating toddler.  We have those days of snacking on cookies and gummy bears but when we both need a reset I turn to […]

CARROT SEED CRISPS

CARROT SEED CRISPS

      I’m a big fan of making my own crackers, especially ones that are not only tasty but good for you as well.  There are so many combinations of flavors that you can put into a cracker that are healthy, delicious and satisfying. […]

CHEERFUL MINTY PEA HUMMUS

CHEERFUL MINTY PEA HUMMUS

    This recipe is sooooooooooo versatile.  It can be used as an appetizer at a Dinner Party.  It can be used to spread on toast in the morning.  It can be an afternoon snack with my Carrot Seed Crackers and it also can be a […]

Slow cooker tropical crumble

Slow cooker tropical crumble

    Making a crumble is probably one of the easiest things you can make.  Take some fruit, some sweetness and some butter (of course) throw it in a dish and bake!  What comes out is this warm, slightly sweet slightly tart crumble of utter […]

LETS TALK SPICES

LETS TALK SPICES

Let’s talk spices!  Do you ever open your spice drawer and wonder which ones you should use for which recipes?  Well I’m here to help!  I’m going to share with you my favorite go to’s, which ones I think should always be on hand and […]