almond butter + oat + chia protein bites

there are often days when i am dragging like crazy in the afternoon. days when i did not get that second cup of coffee in the morning and by 2 pm all i want to do is go crawl back in bed and go to sleep. usually i try to snack on something packed with…

maple brown sugar oatmeal cookies

i was blazing through target a few weeks ago – the way one does when accompanied by a 4-year old and a 2-year old who are not into shopping the way you are and goldfish snacks are no longer cutting it – and i barely glanced at a display of packaged cookie mixes, all in autumn-inspired flavors….

homemade chewy granola bars

the little she loves them. i have been craving them like crazy (pregnancy does that to you, apparently). but store bought granola bars have so much unwanted junk in them, i wanted to make my own version. and when it comes down to it, it is WAY more cost effective to home-make your own. so…

fluffy healthy banana oat pancakes

it’s saturday, so i figured i’d post about everyone’s favorite weekend morning breakfast… PANCAKES. there isn’t always time to make them on weekdays and we’ve kind of made it a saturday morning tradition around our house. this morning was the first time the little she helped me make them. i pulled up a chair for…