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?…

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…

Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Some days, you just want a chocolate-chocolate chip cookie. Some days, that day is Valentine’s Day. I’ve felt quite busy lately, which means I seem to be in a perpetual state of thinking about writing, and then all of a sudden, an entire week has gone by and I haven’t written a dang word. Part of having a blog was to…

Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

I think I could probably run away together with my slow cooker.  It keeps me warm at night with tender, flavorful stews to enjoy when I get home from work. It shows me unconditional love with every whole chicken it cooks to juicy perfection. It cares for me when I’m sick with tasty, savory broths to sip on until I…