Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Granola

It’s true … I’m a granola fiend. Ever since I discovered how to make my own granola at home (and just how unbelievably easy it is), I’ve been a bit crazy for it. Every week or two, you can usually find me in my kitchen whipping up a new batch, almost always doing something to… 

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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites Recipe

Recipe | Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Yes, I am jumping on the pumpkin spice bandwagon. I couldn’t resist doing a pumpkin recipe (it is fall after all) and if you do a sweet pumpkin recipe, you have to add pumpkin pie spice, right? This kind of reminds me of the time I accidentally wore the school colors on spirit day when… 

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Basil White Bean Sandwich Spread Recipe

Recipe | Basil White Bean Dip + Sandwich Spread

This weekend the day of reckoning is finally coming for my garden. I’m going out there, I’m dragging my husband with me, and we are going to weed and prune and we’re not going to stop until that garden is in good shape for fall. Because right now, I’m a few dozen cats and a… 

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Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather Recipe

Recipe | Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather

You know how sometimes you have a really good idea, but you sort of know it just won’t work out? I kind of felt that way about this Sneaky Green Apple Fruit Leather. I loved the idea of sneaking a little bit of spinach into apple fruit leather, but it just seemed like the idea… 

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Mama Ghannouj Recipe

Recipe | Mama Ghannouj (Baba Ghannouj made with zucchini!)

We used to live a few minutes away from the most amazing Middle Eastern fast food restaurant. The food was cheap, delicious, and plentiful, which worked well for us since we were on a tight budget. And whenever we went there, we’d always order what we called The Trifecta: Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, and Mama Ghannouj…. 

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Slow-Roasted Tomato & Basil Hummus + Veggie Hummus Wraps

Recipe | Slow-Roasted Tomato & Basil Hummus + Veggie Hummus Wraps

Are there any vegetables that you absolutely will not eat? I have a few that I could do without, and a few that I like prepared some ways but not others, but I can’t think of very many that I just won’t eat. Carrots and tomatoes, I’ll eat cooked, but not fresh. I’ll eat spinach… 

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How to Make Mango Fruit Leather

How to Make Mango Fruit Leather (Without a Dehydrator!)

It’s been a while since I posted a fruit leather recipe here and since I get requests for them once in a while, I thought I’d post a new one today–mango! While I’m not one to discriminate when it comes to fruit leather, I think mango and banana are my two favorites because both can… 

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Better-Than-Trader-Joe's Edamame Hummus Recipe

Recipe | Better-Than-Trader-Joe’s Edamame Hummus

I started working on this knock-off Trader Joe’s edamame hummus recipe two weeks ago. And then on Sunday, my husband and I decided on a whim to stop by Trader Joe’s on the way home from the farmers market. Guess what? Trader Joe’s doesn’t even sell edamame hummus anymore. Or at least ours doesn’t. Horror!… 

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Recipe | Basil & Sun-Dried Tomato Crackers

Making your own crackers is one of those things that seems a lot more complicated than it actually is. But this works in your favor, because when you make these delicious Basil & Sun-Dried Tomato Crackers, people are going to be really impressed. You don’t have to tell them that it was easy, either. Just… 

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Strawberry Banana Fruit Leather

Make Your Own Strawberry Banana Fruit Leather

I’ve posted fruit leather recipes before, but if I haven’t convinced you yet, let me try again: making your own fruit leather is super easy. Super easy. And when you make it yourself, you’re making it without food coloring, without sugar, and without artificial flavors. Just fruit, nothing else. This is a great summertime activity… 

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