Heavenly Soft Breadsticks (Bread Machine Recipe)

Heavenly Soft Breadsticks (Bread Machine Recipe)

I love carb-loading. The Hubby and I look forward to Thursdays + Fridays each week because we get to stock up on carbs for our weekend long runs. It might be my favorite part of race training. Carb-loading is tricky business. It is not adding a whole bunch of carb...
Nourish: A New Cookbook + 2 Recipe Sneak Peeks!

Nourish: A New Cookbook + 2 Recipe Sneak Peeks!

I know you can find SO many recipes online these days, especially with Pinterest, but I still love a beautiful, hard copy cookbook, where I can flip through the pages and put tabs on the recipes I want to try. And I found a gorgeous new cookbook that appeals to both...
A Bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

A Bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

It’s cold and blustery and there’s a dusting of snow on the ground. It feels like the perfect winter day – one that requires hats and scarves and a warm bowl of chicken soup. And if you lived nearby, I’d invite you over to share a bowl of this...
Bread Machine Focaccia

Bread Machine Focaccia

My love for bread is the very reason I work out. Carbs are yummy and I just can’t let go of them. So I exercise and call it good. The bread machine is one of my enablers. It wasn’t always that way. For a few years after we got married, it sat in the closet...
Day 21: I Don’t HAVE to… Make Everything from Scratch

Day 21: I Don’t HAVE to… Make Everything from Scratch

Say it with me: I don’t HAVE to make everything from scratch. I don’t have to make EVERYTHING from scratch. I don’t have to make everything from SCRATCH. I really love to cook and bake, especially for my family. I love serving them homemade meals and...
Day 8: I Don’t HAVE to…Cook Pin-Worthy Meals

Day 8: I Don’t HAVE to…Cook Pin-Worthy Meals

As I write this, I’m enjoying a delicious bowl of breakfast pumpkin quinoa, the recipe for which I found on Pinterest. Ironic, as this post is about NOT needing to be a Pinterest-worthy chef or baker! I have a love affair with Pinterest now, but I used to hate...