Millet Breakfast Bowl

Desire a change of pace for breakfast? Need something fast? Crave something warm? Looking for something that will fill you up, but not out? Require something nutrient dense? Want to control the amount of sugar you eat? Want me to stop asking questions? Yeah...I thought so! Each Sunday night, in an attempt to simplify the upcoming week, I prep a…

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal (AKA Alli’s Favorite Breakfast)

There's nothing better than having the kids home for the holidays! I really miss them when they are away at school. I love just hanging out with them and talking AND making them their favorite foods. This morning, my youngest requested her favorite breakfast... Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal (based on a recipe by Katie Higgins…

I’m Finally Ready to Talk About It

Warning: This is a l-o-n-g post. Kind of a Part 2 to this post. And kind of the post I have been avoiding writing. The sky was uncharacteristically dark for a mid-September morning. Steel gray clouds concealed the sunrise, blanketing the streets in darkness. I squinted, scanned the sea of runners gathered in front of…

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Cookie dough. Why is it just so incredibly difficult to resist sneaking a few bites of cookie dough when whipping up a batch of cookies? Have you ever even put a pan of cookies in the oven without "testing" them first? (You know...just to make sure they're edible and stuff.) I know I haven't. My love affair with cookie…

Cocoa + Coconut Almond Butter Shake

Look what I made! Meet my inspiration... I love nut butters. I currently have 4 partially used jars sitting in my pantry. And yes, I realize that I should probably keep them in the fridge, but I don't like it when they get all hard and crumbly...I like them smooth and creamy! And it's not like they're…