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My Kind Of Eats: Cheddar + Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Have you ever tasted something and been instantly transported back to your childhood? Enter: these Cheddar + Apple Oatmeal cookies.

My mom used to make these oatmeal cookies a lot when I was little. I’m pretty sure she considered them a health food since they don’t have a lot of sugar. (Don’t mind the butter and cheese. It’s Wisconsin.) The original recipe is from a 1980’s Quaker Oats cookbook.

Maybe it’s because it’s chilly in Chicago again, but I’ve been

Peep Krispie Eggs

If you’ve hung out with me for more than 15 minutes, you probably know that I LOVE Peeps. The day they decided to have Halloween, Christmas, Groundhog Day Peeps was right up there with my wedding and the birth of my daughter.

So, why not make America’s fav quick treat with those little chicks of sugary wonder? Let’s call them Peep Krispie Eggs 🙂

Full Disclosure: I tried this with pink and purple peeps. Well, let’s just say the purple

My Kind of Eats: Peanut Butter + Banana Smoothie

Since you guys loved my Overnight Oats recipe (if you missed it, you can find it here), today I’m bringing you another one of my favorites: Peanut Butter + Banana Smoothie.

I make this shake several times a week. I don’t use it as a meal replacement (I love food too much for that.).  I’ll have it for breakfast along with eggs and turkey bacon, or as a mid-day snack when I need a little pick me up. 

I tend

My Kind of Eats: Overnight Oats

This Overnight Oats recipe is perfect if you’re super busy, or if you hate having to take the time to make breakfast in the morning and instead just end up popping a couple mini York Peppermint patties in your mouth and calling it good…

It’s super simple, and most importantly, doesn’t require cooking (dance break).  

Here’s how I make my overnight oats:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (less or more, depending on how you like your oats. I

Christmas Potpourri at Home

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas?! This is hands down my favorite time of year. I love to surround myself with all things Christmas, and this is such an easy way.

If you’re looking for a quick ay to make your home smell like Christmas? You’ve come to the right place. This is the easiest Christmas Potpourri recipe.

It is super simple, and you really can’t screw it up (I promise! If I can do it, you can do it.