Molasses Ginger Cookie Energy Bites

My favorite cookie of all time is my Grandpa's Molasses Ginger Cookies which I made into a gluten free version last year. They're highly addictive, and so good that I don't make them too often because I lack a little thing called 'willpower'! So I thought it might be fun to take the same flavors of this classic cookie, and ...

Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Pizza with Hashbrown Crust

I'll take savory over sweet any day for any meal, which is a little strange since I've always had a sweet tooth in the past. But something's changed over the years, and I'd choose to eat anything to do with cheese/bacon rather than a muffin, without a second thought. I had the idea for this breakfast pizza during the cauliflower pizza ...

Gooey Cranberry Orange Skillet Cookie

It's the perfect time of year for all things gooey and decadent. I've been testing out lots of deliciously sweet things lately, and my friends and family are loving the recipe testing right now! The recipe for this Gooey Cranberry Orange Skillet Cookie started off with white chocolate chunks. But after doing some testing, I found that chocolate chips were preferred ...

Spinach Salad with Honeycrisp Apples, Pomegranates, and Candied Nuts

Pomegranates have been making their appearance again, and they're always a favorite in our house for fall/winter salads. It doesn't matter what the season is, we love having a giant salad for dinner at least once a week. And since I've just used up the last of my garden tomatoes, (except for a few precious packages of fresh tomato sauce ...

Apple Pie Skillet Cake

This time of year is perfection with the last of of season ripe tomatoes, and the fall fruit in full swing! I like having vine-ripened tomatoes and apples in the same week - it gives you the sense of having your cake and eating it too. (Although I'll have to say, I'm definitely hoarding the last of my garden tomatoes.) And...speaking ...

Balsamic Roasted Chicken and Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner

I'm a huge fan of easy dinners, and if they come together in just 1 pan/pot that's all the better for the dishwasher, (aka... me). Sheet pan dinners are relatively new in our house, but it only took the first meal to know that this concept of baking everything on a cookie sheet is going to be happening a lot! ...

Grain Free Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars are a longstanding Thanksgiving breakfast tradition in my family. When I was younger, we ate a normal breakfast just like any other day, skipped lunch, and then had an early turkey dinner. But what always ended up happening, is that everyone wanted to try at least a few bites of each dessert, but nobody ever saved enough ...

Green Beans with Bacon Mushroom Sauce

This recipe is loosely based off a homemade green bean casserole I used to make that had several cups of heavy cream in it. But somewhere along the line, I decided that for me heavy cream was wasted on green beans, and that I'd rather have it over pasta thank you very much! So instead, these green beans are surrounded ...

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Energy bites are one of my favorite things to have around because they're awesome as a snack on a mountain top in Glacier National Park. Or they're equally good in the car on the way from one appointment to another when I just don't think I can make it until dinner time. On one of my recent grocery trips, I ...