Apple Cinnamon Oat Bread (Nut-free)

Today, my baby sister leaves home for her first big girl job in San Diego. Although “home” is far from me now, too, I can’t help but get emotional because she’s So. Grown. Up. She’s thoughtful, giving, driven, and so much fun to be with. I love being one of her big sisters. She has…

PB&J Overnight Oats in a Jar

Don’t you love waking up and having breakfast already taken care of? I wake up hungry just about every day, so I don’t take this lightly. When it comes to breakfast, I try to choose a balance of fiber, protein, and healthy fat to keep me feeling full throughout the morning. These portable (& pretty!)…

Peanut Butter & Chia Berry Oat Bars

I love making baked oatmeal, but was looking for a way to use the rest of the Chia Berry Jam I made last week, and thought I’d switch it up.¬†When I think of my favorite sweet and salty flavor combinations, peanut butter and jelly is at the top of the list. PB&J is my favorite…

Baked Oatmeal (GF & Dairy-Free)

Baked oatmeal has been one of my favorite breakfasts for years because you can use any kind of fruit, it’s good hot and cold, and you can pack it for weekends at the lake or weekdays at work! My friend’s mom shared this recipe with me in high school and I’ve been making it ever…

Apple Cobbler (GF)

My friend Jillian and I have been avoiding gluten and refined sugar for 3 weeks now in an effort to get our eating habits back on track, and the goal was to make it to Halloween. I’ll say it’s been a pretty valiant effort, despite the beer (or two) I’ve had along the way, and…

Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Bars

Today is definitely Monday… the WiFi is out at our apartment, and my work email was hacked…but who cares because today is the first day of October! In my mind it’s officially Fall and I’m ready to bake pumpkin everything. Trader Joe’s is my pumpkin dealer of choice, and whenever I’m there I make sure…

Overnight Oats

Breakfast makes me happy. I don’t trust people who don’t eat breakfast. Oh- you don’t wake up hungry? You’re lying. Today’s reason to get out of bed was pumpkin overnight oats. Overnight oats is one of the most versatile breakfast recipes ever, and most importantly, my husband approves. Overnight Oats (4 servings) 2 C Old-Fashioned…