whole wheat

Muffin Top Challenge

April 19, 2011 Breakfast

I know what you’re thinking.   It has nothing to do with that. Let me explain. My sister called me up a few weeks ago and told me she tried VitaTops Muffins. She liked them, but said they were pricey and asked me to create a homemade version that was just as tasty but easier [...]

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Whole Wheat “Nilla” Wafers

March 11, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

In honor of the upcoming weekend, I present a childhood favorite. Remember how good these were? I say “were” because I rarely eat store-bought cookies anymore. I picked up a box on a whim a few weeks ago to eat with my chocolate chipotle almond butter (hey, I needed something to spread it on!). They [...]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 14, 2011 Dinner

I’ll give you three clues what I’m making tonight for my sweetie. It has a splash of this. A pinch of this. And a drizzle of this. If you guessed that I’m making (spicy) vodka pasta for Valentine’s day dinner, you’re right! I have always wanted to make this dish so I finally got online, [...]

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Salted Chocolate and Sour Cream Cake

February 6, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

I was chatting with my sister (Miss Sassy Pants) this weekend and she complained that I had too many dessert recipes on my blog for it being a “health food” blog.  I disagreed and, in fact, noticed that it had been a good while since I posted something sweet. I know I’ve said before that [...]

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Banana Walnut Bread

January 28, 2011 Breakfast

Brrr! It has been cold around here lately- we’re still digging ourselves out of the snow. I don’t know if I can take much more. I’m usually one to enjoy the seasons, but this weather has me dreaming of the tropics. It’s even interfering with wedding planning! My fiancé and I decided we wanted an [...]

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