Posts Tagged: “oats”

  • Pecan Peach Crisp

    Heaven help me, this was good. I’m already a sucker for any fruity dessert so add a crispy-pecan crust to the top of fresh-seasonal peaches and I about fall over thinking about it. I stumbled on this recipe over at Cooking Classy, made a few tweaks along the way, and

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  • Baked Chocolate Steel Cut Oatmeal: A super health, easy, freezable breakfast.

    Baked Chocolate Steel Cut Oatmeal {Freezer Meal}

    After our first indulgent Thanksgiving feast (my first one to host in 37 years!) at our house and then a second indulgent feast with more family plus leftovers for every meal, we needed this recipe this morning. I call it my post-holiday breakfast cleanse. Ha! Are you with me? We’ve been

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  • Make these homemade instant oatmeal packs ahead of time to enjoy a healthy and quick breakfast. Perfect for busy school mornings!

    Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets (Personalized for Everyone!)

    My mom called me one day. “Rachel, I have this great idea for me and your family, and I think you could blog about it!” Friends, it’s time to confess. This blog really is a family affair. Here’s the break-down in case you’re interested: Husband = taste-tester, listener, encourager, editor,

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  • Delicious and healthy! Make this baked oatmeal ahead of time for a warm and comforting breakfast the whole family will love. Double and freeze an extra one for later, too. #freezermeal #realfood

    Peanut Butter and Banana Baked Oatmeal {Freezer Meal}

      After discovering how life-changing (well, close) Brownie Baked Oatmeal can be, I knew I had to try other forms of this make ahead oatmeal breakfast. Peanut Butter and Banana Baked Oatmeal did not disappoint. The first time I made this, I prepared it the night before, popped it in

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  • Coconutty Granola with Dried Fruit

    If you’ve been around here for a while, you know that Polly already has a Homemade Granola recipe that she claims is the best. Now, I haven’t personally made it yet, but I’m going to claim that Mark Bittman’s granola recipe–what I’m dubbing Coconutty Granola with Dried Fruit–will easily rival

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  • Baked Oatmeal with Fruit can be a hearty, healthy breakfast or dinner. It's warm and comforting with a little milk over the top.

    Baked Oatmeal: Updated and Healthier {Freezer Meal}

    A while back I posted about a favorite recipe of mine, Baked Oatmeal. I can’t even begin to count the number of times we’ve made this in the past few years. We almost always have the ingredients on hand and it’s not only great for a big group of people,

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  • Blueberry Oat Bars {Freezer Meal}

    After making a batch of these Blueberry Oat Bars for some friends and family over the Fourth of July, my family declared that this recipe is “blogworthy.” So while Rachel was busy putting together a post about Seven Healthy Berry Recipes, I felt the need to compensate with a not-so-healthy, eat-in-moderation, worth-every-calorie

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  • Summer Peach Smoothie

    Instead of making pie of those leftover peaches—the ones so soft and ripe they make your kitchen smell like an orchard as they go about collapsing under their own weight—try this spiced late-summer smoothie instead. The flax seeds add a toasty, nutty background—and vegetarian omega-3s—to this peaches ‘n almond cream-style

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  • Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Bars {Freezer Meal}

    I stumbled on this snack bar recipe from How Sweet It Is a few days ago and knew I had to give these a shot. I had all the ingredients on hand so in the oven they went. Oh. My. Goodness. I love these. They pack a lot of flavor and are

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  • A easy homemade granola recipe

    Homemade Granola Recipe

    For the past few months, my husband has kindly reminded me that I haven’t made my granola recipe in a while. I had good intentions to make it but just added it to the very long to-do list and it never made it to the top. As time went on,

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  • Powerball Cookies {Freezer Meal}

    Eat one of these and you’re guaranteed to win the lotto!  Well, maybe not. But at least you’ll enjoy a delicious, easy to make, relatively healthy cookie.  Seriously, these little orbs deliver on that promise.  My kids enjoy helping me make these every few weeks or so (and sneaking a few

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