Monthly Archives: June 2013

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

I love traditional recipes, and chocolate chip cookies are no exception. A long time ago our good family friend Katie, and basically second mom, took care of me when I had the flu. She brought me delicious chocolate chip cookies- and the recipe. I have not used another chocolate chip cookie recipe since that day. […]

Zesty Mexican Pork and Bean Skillet

Prep and Cook time: 30 minutes Who doesn’t love a good Mexican meal? I think of it as a comfort food. You can slosh it all together and munch away. I don’t cook Mexican food that often because it has so many different parts, and requires expensive and pre-made spices (aka TONS of unnecessary salt […]

Crunchy Granola Bars

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 35 min I eat a lot of granola bars. I’m one of those people that has to eat every few hours – so I always have a snack with me. Enter granola bars. Delicious, “healthy,” treats – except the truly delicious ones aren’t so good for you, and they’re […]

Quick, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Prep time: 15 minutes I love all kinds of food. The only downside to this is that I wish I had always loved all kinds of food. I didn’t discover hummus until my college-years. Its an excellent snack, made from nutritious foods. Hummus can be paired at a party with chips, or as a healthy […]