Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

The holiday season is upon us! While celebrations of tidings and good cheer may look a little different this year, there are still so many ways we can make the holidays special at home. For my family, so much of our time together is spent in the kitchen during the holidays – and that’s exactly why I want to share a special recipe with you for our famous Salted Caramel Apple Pie! Continue reading Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

S’ Mores Cookies

Ever since Porter asked Smalls if he wanted a s’ more during the overnight campout in Sandlot, I’ve been hooked. S’mores are a quintessential good-time treat. Think about it: More often than not, when you’re eating s’ mores, you’re sitting around a campfire with good company at the end of a great day. Perhaps that’s why I love them so much – because they bring … Continue reading S’ Mores Cookies

Our Favorite Holiday Recipes with McCormick

Some of my best holiday memories involve being in the kitchen, from baking homemade apple pies with my Grandma to meticulously decorating sugar cookies for the man in the big red suit. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved to bake and experiment with different types of food and spices. That love and curiosity is something that has always stuck with me … Continue reading Our Favorite Holiday Recipes with McCormick

Carrot Zucchini Muffins (Toddler & Baby)

Lately I’ve been struggling with things to feed Charlie, who just turned one a few days ago. He’s a great eater but he’s started to turn up his nose at vegetables and other healthy treats he previously loved. So, I decided to get a little adventurous in the kitchen and try out a nutritious muffin recipe with his favorite vegetables hidden inside. I have to say, … Continue reading Carrot Zucchini Muffins (Toddler & Baby)

Halloween Monster Cookies

Looking for a quick and clever way to encourage your little ghouls to get creative in the kitchen? I’ve got you! These spooky Halloween Monster Cookies are a snack, craft and activity all rolled into one! The entire process is super simple too — which isn’t always the case with littles ones in the kitchen, am I right?  The kids and I made these for … Continue reading Halloween Monster Cookies

Vegan Key Lime & Avocado Cheesecake Bites

What better way to kick off the summer than with a delicious vegan cheesecake. Wait a minute. A vegan cheesecake? Yes, you read that right! It’s now easier than ever to prepare a rich and decadent cheesecake that’s completely vegan, gluten and dairy-free thanks to a new plant-based cream cheese from Kite Hill made from artisian almond milk. I scooped mine up at our local … Continue reading Vegan Key Lime & Avocado Cheesecake Bites

Healthy Lactation Cookies

I’ve been doing this whole lactation cookie thing for a little over 3 years now and I’ve finally found a recipe that I’m sticking with. What I’ve found is that most lactation cookie recipes are really just cookie recipes with brewer’s yeast and oatmeal added. Which, yes, those two ingredients are proven to increase your milk production, but after you eat enough cookies to get … Continue reading Healthy Lactation Cookies

Vegan No-Bake Energy Bites

These delicious little treats are a family favorite of ours. They are packed with happy, healthy ingredients that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Trust me, I have one. Because the recipe is so incredibly simple, and we make them so often, I love experimenting with different ingredients each time. I’ve made a list below of some of the options we’ve tried. The recipe I’ll … Continue reading Vegan No-Bake Energy Bites