Cloud Snickerdoodles

Last Friday we did the unthinkable (for me, anyway) and adopted a kitten. I’ve always been a dog person.  My family had several dogs as I was growing up, plus a gecko, some frogs, toads, a few fish, a dwarf hamster, a pregnant snail (which came home from some sort of school project), sea monkeys (do those count?), but never ever a cat.  Continue reading “Cloud Snickerdoodles”

Summer Veggie Tortellini Salad

Happy June, y’all!  It’s (basically) summer, and we just got back last night from a long weekend at the beach.  We always eat most of what’s in the fridge before we head out of town so nothing goes to waste while we’re gone, but unfortunately that means arriving to a nearly empty kitchen after vacation.  Last night Continue reading “Summer Veggie Tortellini Salad”

Chocolate Banana Snack Bites

I’ve been seeing these so-called “energy bites” or “energy balls” around Pinterest for a couple years now, but I’d put them on my mental back burner.  Honestly, I don’t think I ever even saved them to my boards.  All the posts about them were claiming that you only had to eat one of them for a snack, and I’m really not that interested in tiny snacks. Continue reading “Chocolate Banana Snack Bites”

Orange Spice Oatmeal

You know how sometimes you’re just reading a book one night and suddenly you start thinking about oatmeal?  And then you get an idea for exactly how you want to make that bowl of oatmeal, and before you know it, you can’t even pay attention to your book because you’re too focused on the potential for a bowl of oats? Continue reading “Orange Spice Oatmeal”