Best {healthy} Frozen Pizza

So you’re craving pizza (or your family is craving pizza), but you don’t want to order something OR make something from scratch. AND you don’t want to buy something in a box from the store that has a gazillllllion ingredients. …

Sunshine Smoothie Bowl

This morning I made my first smoothie bowl since moving off the island, and while not the same as using fresh local tropical ingredients, it hit the spot enough to make me not miss Samoa…for like 5 minutes, anyway! This …

Pumpkin Hot “Cereal”

During my “Whole 15” trial, I mixed up some canned pumpkin, fresh apple (cored), nut butter, seeds/nuts, shredded coconut, raisins, chia or flax seeds, hemp seeds, and some spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger and voila! A grain-free breakfast porridge …

My Whole30 (Whole15…) Experience

Whew! I did it, folks.   I completed a “Whole15″…which is my trial version of the “Whole30” program (AKA diet). I’m going to try to write down my experience here without investing too much time or thought, because let’s be …

Pumpkin Chia Chocolate Chip Cookies

It seems that I try a different pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe every year (thanks, Pinterest!) and I created a recipe last week that is calling me, begging me, to make a second batch very soon. Like today. Or tomorrow…I’m …

Puffed Wheat Squares

If you like rice krispy treats (or even if you don’t…like my husband!), chances are that you’ll like these puffed wheat squares. I made them a couple of times over the summer and they are a perfect sweet snack/treat. Whether …

Light & Crispy Waffles

Do you find yourself saying “L’eggo my Eggo”? Do they even use that slogan anymore? Then these are the waffles for you! They are reminiscent of breakfast at Pa & Nana’s (grandparents on my dad’s side) when I was a …

Double Chocolate Chili Cookies {spicy}

A lover of spiciness (but no habaneros, please! I learned the hard way…), this is quite possibly my new favorite Christmas cookie…or just my new favorite cookie, regardless of the time of year! With an impressive amount of chocolate, and …

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