Zesty Lemon & Chia Seed Bread

Is it REALLY almost Easter already? Like…I’m pretty sure we just did the whole “new year” thing, and now suddenly, it’s the end of April. I’m not entirely sure where the time goes…I just know that it’s going! What better way to celebrate the holiday than with a delicious quick-bread that tastes delightfully like spring?…

Double Chocolate Waffles

It seems we’re on a waffle-kick, my friends! Since Winter Storm Jonas had us stuck in the house for several days (seriously – we haven’t left the apartment since Friday), we’ve been watching a lot of food porn — aka, Good Eats and America’s Test Kitchen. I don’t know what it is about snow falling outside (and trapping you…

Maple-Glazed Oatmeal Spice Cookies

The spiced goodness of a warm, fresh from the oven oatmeal cookie is one of my favorite things. I love the way their deliciously cinnamon aroma fills the house as they bake. They also make a perfect holiday cookie to share. A lot of my gifts this season were of the homemade-cookie variety. The week before Christmas I made…

Berry Pineapple Smoothie

This week’s menu “theme”? Clean out those cupboards! (And the fridge! And the freezer!) This week, we’re on a little more of a budget than usual – a combination of paychecks coming in on strange days, added bills this month, etc. Hey, it happens.  For us, that meant channeling a little extra dinner inspiration. Side note: apparently there is…

Crunchy Chocolate Candy Bites

I love chocolate. Like, seriously. Love chocolate. I think it’s safe to say I’m pretty much always trying to figure out new ways to enjoy it. And since dark chocolate has a nice list of health benefits and antioxidant properties, it’s not something I feel the least bit guilty enjoying – even on the reset. 100% dark chocolate…