I recently tried Kodiak Cakes pancake mix (Power Cakes, Protein Packed) and was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. I'll make pancakes for breakfast once in a blue moon, but this mix boasts 14g of protein for 3, 4-inch pancakes...so I wanted to give it a try. I prepared the batter with milk (which brought the protein… Continue reading Pumpkin Power Cake Muffins
For me, 90 degree weather is no deterrent to turning on the oven - especially when it means ultimately enjoying and sharing a tasty treat. I picked up a pineapple from the store and had a hankering for muffins, so I decided to try something new and make pineapple muffins. The recipe made 21 muffins… Continue reading Pineapple (Chocolate Chip) Muffins
When you're in the mood for fresh baked cookies but don't want to deal with a lot of ingredients, mixers, or if you are short on time - this is your recipe! These almond butter cookies are incredibly simple and easy to whip up. You only need 4 ingredients, that's right 4. In just a few… Continue reading Almond Butter Cookies
I went a little overboard with produce purchasing this past weekend and I've found myself with a whole bunch of bananas that I haven't even touched. A few of them felt borderline overripe, so I decided to whip something up before they all go to mush. Inspired by my pantry stocked with plenty of oats (4 lbs!)… Continue reading Fully Loaded Banana Bars
I must overestimate my banana consumption because it always seems like I'm left with a few overripe bananas on the kitchen counter! This time, I decided to use those mushy bananas to make some banana blueberry muffins for breakfast this week. I had some leftover apple crisp topping that I decided to sprinkle on top… Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Blueberry Muffins
I know what you're thinking: "Why would I ever eat a brownie made with black beans?" And I don't blame you. I understand your concern. I don't want my dessert to taste like vegetables or beans or anything else that it isn't supposed to taste like. Enjoying dessert (in moderation!) is important, without it we… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies!
I decided to whip up my own version of apple crisp yesterday. It was a gorgeous fall day and a kitchen filled with that warm apple-cinnamon aroma was going to put it over the top. It didn't hurt that I already had a whole sack of honey crisp apples my dad had given me! The… Continue reading Can’t Resist Apple Crisp