Chicken Yakisoba

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Yakisoba. Isn't that just fun to say? It's Japanese for fried noodles, and while I've never had the authentic version from the streets of Japan, I can see why it's addictive. The noodles have great flavor and the chicken, broccoli, cabbage and carrots are scented with ginger as well as a bit of … [Continue reading]

Cheesecake-Stuffed Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

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Holy pumpkin! These are freakin' good. I almost always shy away from cookies that require extra effort. These do. And I will never post a recipe here where the effort isn't worth it, because we're all busy parents and don't have extra time to be scooping and filling and sealing and dipping cookie … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Chai Cookies

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My husband often jokes that all you ever have to do to get me to try a recipe is put "chai" in the title. I love anything chai -- something about the … [Continue reading]

Halloween Monster Eyeballs

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I don't know about you, but our school has an approved list of foods we can bring for classroom treats and, for allergy reasons, all of them are … [Continue reading]

Harvest Butternut Bowtie Pasta with Bacon

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This was our favorite meal of the week last week -- it's chock full of warm, yummy fall flavors. It sounds decadent with all the bacon and cheese, but … [Continue reading]

Win Holiday Mart Tickets!!!

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Update: Congratulations Nicole O. and Lori Paquette! I randomly drew your names as winners! Check your email :-) If we've met before, you know … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

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This week we were looking for a break from our normal morning smoothies. (That's actually a nice way of saying my kids are sick of our standard fruit … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats

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Wanna know something? I'm a little sick of pumpkin spice lattes. I used to be on pins and needles about when I could get the first one of the … [Continue reading]

Easy Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

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You guys, last week I had to wear a jacket. It. Was. So. Awesome. I'm back in shorts today, but the brief cold spell had me longing to bring out … [Continue reading]

Vanilla Bean Malted Milkshakes

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Have you noticed the recurring theme with malt powder? It began as a pregnancy obsession and never went away. I dream about it. I sing about it in the … [Continue reading]