Spicy Coconut Shrimp

This is a super easy snack that I make when I am crunched for time, but want a little something more than a granola bar! These spicy coconut shrimp are good by themselves or topping a salad, bed of grains (pictured below), or with pasta for a heavier dish. Start by simmering shrimp over mediumContinue reading “Spicy Coconut Shrimp”

Easy Baked Ziti

Last night’s dinner turned out so well that I decided to share the recipe with my readers! Baked ziti is a new recipe for me, but was surprisingly easy. Even easier than lasagna. For me pretty much any kind of pasta is enjoyable, but especially it involves three cheese, spinach, and meat sauce. Check outContinue reading “Easy Baked Ziti”

October Things

October is one of my favorite months, right alongside July and December. I enjoy seeing the leaves change, and getting to wear layers of scarves and sweaters. The chilly days bring anticipation of the coming holidays, along with cider, trick or treat, and my birthday and anniversary. Here are a few of the little thingsContinue reading “October Things”

Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I always start craving oatmeal cookies when the weather starts getting chilly out. Add chocolate chips to them, and they’re the perfect comfort snack food for an at-home movie night, or afternoon pick me up. I’ve also been known to eat them for breakfast, which made me look for a recipe that offers healthier ingredientsContinue reading “Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

September Things

When it comes to this month, I’m not even sure where it went! September just flies by so quickly, you hardly have time to enjoy the beautiful weather and seasonal transition it brings. The month began like summer and is ending like fall, going from hot and sticky on Labor Day to today’s current moody/greyContinue reading “September Things”

I Finally Made My Berry Pie!

In my true procrastination-prone spirit, I am now cramming in the last few summer goals that I had into September. One of those goals was to successfully make a berry pie. The last attempt that I made tasted pretty good, but the filling was a soupy mess (which my grandma and I later figured outContinue reading “I Finally Made My Berry Pie!”

August Things

Looking back at my Summer Bucket List, I would say I did a pretty good job of completing it. I didn’t get everything done, but still would like to do #8 and #10 before fall is in full swing. This week is the county fair and First Friday, and I also plan on trying toContinue reading “August Things”