• HOLIDAYS,  RECIPES

    Festive Christmas Swirl Cookies

    If you’re anything like me, you like to stick to the four main food groups—CANDY, CANDY CANES, CANDY CORN, and SYRUP. Especially when it comes to the holidays, I basically thrive on sweets alone.  On the other side of the scale, I fully support the practice of “balance being key”. That’s why I enjoy my salads and drink my green juice…while also eating my weight in sugary carbs…oh well!! Whether you’re a fan of sugar or not, can we just take a minute to appreciate these cookies!? Please. 5 hours. It took us 5 hours from start to finish to create these bad boys!! (all from scratch of course) Knowing my…

  • RECIPES

    Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    COME TO THE DARK SIDE…WE HAVE COOKIES. What better way to feel right at home, and take you back to your childhood, than a simple CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE!? The perfect treat, that most everyone loves, where can you really go wrong? I’ll be honest, since moving into my new place, I haven’t been baking as much as I used to…or as much as I’d like to, for that matter. Granted, my diet plan is thankful! (who am I kidding–the word DIET isn’t in my vocabulary) I am now beginning to realize all the things I took for granted living at home. Things like, having my own well-stocked, bulk pantry…or Grandma…