No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Energy Bites {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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These no-bake oatmeal cookie bites come together in minutes and are full of all real food ingredients. I don't feel quite so bad grabbing a few of these delicious, chocolatey treats! Great for after-school snacks too!

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

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This Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookie recipe comes from our friend, Lauren Smith, author of Taste of Amercia: 50 States, 50 Cookies. We're thankful she's sharing this delightful cookie recipe with us today.…

Monster Cookies

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This Monster Cookie recipe has been tucked away in my recipe stash for years. You'll find that this cookie is easy to make and your people will gobble them up. My memory is a little fuzzy on where I…
Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.

Chocolate Chip Blondies

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School's out for a giant ice storm that never hit. So what do you do? Make a treat, of course! My 9-year-old flipped through one of my staple recipe books, The New Best Recipe (Cook's Illustrated) and…

Last Minute Holiday Cookies

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Last night, I was running short on time. I needed an easy holiday dessert for a small Christmas party pronto! When I scanned our pantry and saw our off brand Oreos in there, this little idea dawned…
A perfect Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip cookie does exist! These are the best soft batch ones ever.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies: BEST EVER Soft Batch Version

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A perfect Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip cookie does exist! Yes, it is true. A real food, whole wheat version of a soft, chewy chocolate chip cookie does exist! I've searched high and low and baked many…

Delicious Lemon Bars

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I can't say when, but at some point, lemon bars got in my head this summer. I've been looking for an excuse to make them, so when my husband asked his interns to come over for dinner, I found my excuse.…

Mocha Chip Cookie Recipe

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I've got another dangerous cookie recipe to share with you. These mocha chip cookies are moist, chewy and a delicious combination of chocolate with a hint of coffee. Not only are the cookies amazing…

The BEST Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

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Tomorrow I am contributing to a cookie exchange at my small group's Christmas party. I found it only reasonable that I try a few recipes out before I chose which one to make for the masses. For some…

Blueberry Oat Bars {Freezer Meal}

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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…

Mini Fruit Pizzas with Cream Cheese Frosting

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I LOVE fruit. Love it. When I was pregnant with my first kid I went through a stage where all I wanted to eat was fruit salad. After a few months of that I moved into an orange-colored fruit kick. I…

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Bars {Freezer Meal}

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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.…

Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies--Feel Good About These!

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Ever get that hankering after dinner for a little "somethin-somethin," as we say around my house? I really want my somethin-somethin to be rich, decadent brownies or chocolate chip cookies, if…
healthy chocolate coconut cookies

Healthy Chocolate Coconut Cookies

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When I ran across these Vegan Chocolate Cookies on Pinterest, I was intrigued. They got great reviews on the Weight Watchers site and Pinterest.  But, I knew I could make them much healthier and still…
homemade clif z bar recipe

Homemade Clif Kid ZBars

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My little ones are huge fans of the Clif Kid ZBars. I love that these bars contain all organic ingredients, fiber, and some vitamins and minerals. However, I dislike that a box of six bars runs about…

Powerball Cookies: A Make Ahead Snack

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Need a great make-ahead, freezer-friendly snack? What about an easy breakfast idea? One that is healthy and great for feeding big families or large groups? Look no further...Powerball Cookies to the rescue! I…