Back at it…Overnight Maple Banana-Nut Oats

So it has been many months since my last blog post—turns out having a baby takes up more time than I expected :). Luckily, I was still able to cook but writing and taking pictures had to take a back seat for a while. I actually thought about just stopping the blog all together, but … Continue reading

All Natural…Kefir Fruit Smoothie!

This smoothie recipe is one of my favorites because not only is it super simple, but it is very good for you. The only ingredients are plain Kefir and fresh or frozen fruit. Kefir is a cultured milk product similar to a yogurt drink and has a tart-slightly sour taste. The health benefits are great. … Continue reading

Indulgent But Healthy…Paleo Pancakes!

All the foods that I make for the blog are relatively healthy in the sense that none of it is boxed or processed. However, there are recipes that I post that call for sugar and that is, of course, not healthy to eat daily. However, in moderation, it is okay. When I found this recipe … Continue reading

A Healthier & BETTER Version… Carrot Cake!

I am always impressed with great bakers. I consider myself to be a good cook but baking has always been more difficult for me. However,  I am trying to bake more often, especially since I started the blog and because I love baked goods. One of our good friends from Lubbock, Hila, is a fabulous … Continue reading

Rushed Mornings… Mini Egg Frittatas!

Our arrival back in NY was timed perfectly–someone at my former school was leaving on maternity leave so I was able to take her place for the remainder of the school year. Last week was my first full week back at work teaching first grade. It feels good to be back in the classroom! Being … Continue reading

Breakfast of Champions…Spinach-Egg Toast!

Whenever we go out for brunch, Tal’s favorite meals are spinach or salmon eggs Benedict. If I decide on the same dish, I typically order it without the hollandaise sauce-it is just too heavy for my taste. We have yet to find someplace for brunch in Lubbock, so I decided to bring the brunch to … Continue reading