Monthly Archive

July 2014

White Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

When someone says the word “chocolate,” does white, milk or dark chocolate come to mind first? As you can see, I am all about asking the tough questions today. It’s pressing matters like these that are constantly circling my train of thought and need addressing. Because who can focus on…

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Weekly Menu July 28

It’s a Pioneer Woman kind of week. I have spent far too much time on her blog lately. Her recipes are delicious and classic – and many are ideal for quick weeknight meals! Plus, her funny comments always make me smile. If you haven’t checked it out yet, do so…

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Chicken & Veggie Peanut Noodle Bowl

Why can’t every meal include peanut butter? Besides the obvious sweet union of peanut butter and chocolate, there are plenty of other ways in which to incorporate this divine creation we call PB into our daily lives. For example, peanut butter toast or peanut butter pancakes for breakfast. Lunch? Easy…

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Weekly Menu July 21

I can’t even think about dinner right now. I’m far too busy dreaming about the cookies I made last night: a mix of chocolate and coconut! They almost give the chocolate-and-peanut butter duo a run for their money. ALMOST. And speaking of the best chocolate treats, apparently Snickers is the…

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Watermelon Rice Krispie Cake

I can’t think of anything that screams SUMMER more than a watermelon cake. Unless it’s a watermelon ICE CREAM cake,  I guess. So never mind on the above exaggeration. I can think of one thing. That’s it! Anyway, when my mom sent me the picture of the cake (below) she…

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Weekly Menu: July 14 + The Easiest Healthy “Ice Cream”

Dessert is always better before dinner. Or after. Or, both. Moral of the story? Dessert wins. So, before diving into the weekly menu, I want to share a favorite healthier dessert of mine! The Strawberry “Ice Cream” shown below is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth this summer without…

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Weekly Menu: July 7

I really wish we were eating this PIZZA CAKE for dinner tonight. I mean seriously… pizza cake?! But it’s Monday, and I went to the Farmers Market yesterday, so the healthier veggie pizza below is probably a better choice. That’s just my I’m-trying-to-be-a-grown-up side talking. If you decide to ignore my wannabe…

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Cranberry Almond Biscotti

I’m totally failing at weekly menu life. I was in coma of exhaustion at work on Monday after spending a whirlwind girls weekend in San Francisco with my mom and grandma. We nicknamed it the “macaron tour” because that’s pretty much what we ate the whole time… along with other amazing…

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