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
Just because Halloween has come and gone doesn't mean pumpkin season is over! This recipe utilizes canned pumpkin puree and is great addition to a balanced breakfast or for an after-school snack. Take a step back from the leftover candy and try this recipe for a healthy fall treat! Pumpkin Pie Squares 2 cups whole… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Squares
Have a little fun with your afternoon snack and try these Apple Nachos! I tend to crave something sweet in the afternoon and this snack hit the spot. I used a combination of Peanut Butter & CO's White Chocolate Wonderful and Dark Chocolate Dreams Peanut Butter - absolutely delish. If you don't have oatmeal, you… Continue reading Apple Nachos!
This Halloween we had another one of our intern potlucks and all contributed something flavorful and festive. I decided to play around with traditional rice krispie treats by adding some pumpkin. I followed the original recipe but added some canned pumpkin puree and as well as a little cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. The final product was tasty,… Continue reading Pumpkin Rice (Not So) Krispies
I finally got around to getting a pumpkin, and since Halloween as come and gone it only seemed right to use my pumpkin for what it is naturally intended for: to eat! No carving this time around. I started off small and tackled the seeds first. I cut that bad boy in half and scooped out… Continue reading Pumpkin Firsts
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