For the love of blueberry scones

March 27, 2014
blueberry scone 2

At least twice a week, I’ll visit my favorite coffee shop and order a cafe’ latte.  And when I really feel like treating myself, I’ll add a blueberry scone to my order.  Well on Monday, I paid my favorite coffee shop a visit.  My ONLY intention was to order my cafe’ latte and proceed with […]

bobbysue’s nuts! ~ A Review

March 26, 2014

Have you heard of bobbysue’s nuts!?  If not, let me tell you all about them.  I stumbled upon these nuts on day while strolling through the deli section of my local Kroger’s Marketplace.  As someone who loves to snack on nuts, I was excited about my latest find.  The nuts are a combination of all-natural […]

Apple Pie Oatmeal

March 25, 2014
Apple Pie Oatmeal

I’m officially over the cold weather.  My kids are on spring break this week, and we had snow today!!  I keep fantasizing about being in a tropical location with a mojito in hand, but then reality and the cold weather slaps me in the face.  So I decided to just pout and wallow over a […]

Paleo Cinnamon Roll Nut Butter Parfait

March 19, 2014
Cinnamon Roll Nut Butter Parfait

I recently did a review of Cracked Nut Butter products, and was able to make some really yummy recipes using their nut butters.  One of my favorite recipes created using their nut butter was my Paleo Cinnamon Roll Nut Butter Parfait. So many layers of awesomeness contained in 1 glass. The parfait is made up […]

Brownie Batter Energy Bites ~Bento #150

March 19, 2014
Brownie Batter Energy Bites

I love eating energy bars/bites before and after working.  I used to buy popular store bought energy bars, but got tired of paying so much for them.  So now I make my own, and they are WAY better than those store bought varieties.   I normally make bars/bites in small batches, and eat in 1-2 […]

Paleo Nutty Coconut Granola

March 19, 2014
Paleo Nutty Coconut Granola

Who knew granola could be yummy without old fashioned oats??!!  Since grains are not allowed in a paleo diet, I had to make a new type of granola. I found this recipe on PaleOMG, and decided to make it into my own version. I decided to make a nutty granola with nuts and coconut are […]

Cracked Nut Butter ~ A Review

March 19, 2014
Cracked Nut Butter

Lately, I’ve been making a lot of paleo dishes.   As a result, I am starting to discover a TON of nut butters currently on the market.  Recently, I discovered a nut butter called Cracked Nut Butter.  Originally created for personal training and athletic clients, Cracked Nut Butter is designed for those wanting to kick their […]

St. Patrick’s Day 2014 Round-up ~Bento #149

March 18, 2014
Shamrock Oatmeal

I have to admit, I had fun yesterday creating green meals.  One was WAY outside of my comfort zone, but turned out to be really good. For breakfast I made some green oatmeal. Yeah, I got a bit adventurous with my oatmeal and added some spinach. I know your thinking, she’s nuts. There is NO […]