From Terracotta Pets to Donuts

So just how does a chia seed go from a novelty gift sensation to a superfood? Really. How does that happen? I mean novelty gifts typically do not have a practical function, while superfoods are thought to have significant health promoting abilities. See what I'm getting at here? This doesn't make sense. In this particular case,…

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Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast is important to me. Very important. So is being organized. Almost as important as breakfast. Therefore, it should not come as a surprise to anyone that my breakfast is planned before I go to bed at night. And sometimes, my breakfast is made before I go to bed at night. Or, in the case…

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…

Pumpkin in My Bowl

Ever since last weekend, when I found out it was legal to eat pumpkin, I have been dreaming about this bowl of oatmeal! I fantasized about it. I even sacrificed my very strict morning routine to not only make, but take pictures of my oatmeal. When my husband came home from work I proudly showed…

The Simplest Oatmeal Ever!

Okay, maybe opening a package of instant oatmeal, dumping it into a bowl and adding boiling water is easier, but YUCK! You don't want to eat that junk. Here is what I have come up with as the BEST oatmeal base ever! It fills me up without making me feel stuffed. In all honesty, when…