Bea’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It was a sad day in our household, as we enjoyed the last 2 peanut butter cookies lingering in our freezer.  We have gotten so used to having this delicious treat at arms reach for the past couple weeks that now we are jonesin' for more... Only this time, lets talk Oatmeal Raisin.  Which is … Continue reading Bea’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Bea’s Top 5: Grab & Go Snacks

I used to be the type of person that would only eat 3 (carefully planned out) meals a day.  Allowing for snacks was not factored into my diet regime and by 2pm I would be left with low energy and on a desperate hunt for an afternoon pick me up.  Obviously this was a recipe … Continue reading Bea’s Top 5: Grab & Go Snacks

Toasted Herb Quinoa With Pine Nuts

In this house we eat a lot of quinoa.  It's kind of hard not to because it is so versatile, delicious, and well, we bought the bag at Costco, so there is a lot to go through!  When it comes to this "superfood" I find there are 3 types of people; you either love it, … Continue reading Toasted Herb Quinoa With Pine Nuts

Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

In our household we typically have pasta once a week.  I never grew up eating much of the stuff but ever since I have been with Mike, pasta has slowly been creeping its way into my life and I love it!   It's funny, pasta aka CARBS are deemed so bad and therefore many people … Continue reading Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

The Big “O”

...Organic that is. HA!  Gotcha! Now that you are disappointed, please do not stop reading.  I promise I won't preach about organic food.  However, I would like to try to explain my approach to the matter and provide my personal experience on how simply paying attention to the quality of food I eat has transformed … Continue reading The Big “O”

Great Grocery Finds

I have said it once and I will say it again... I LOVE to grocery shop. I am definitely one of the handful of shoppers out and about beating the crowds at 8:00am and loving every minute of it. You know the saying "early bird gets the worm"? Well, early risers get the good picks … Continue reading Great Grocery Finds

Cloudy With A Chance of Adventure

It has rained non-stop for 4 days.  It has been dark, dreary, cold and well, May.  I think that I can speak for everyone when I say that the warm weather cannot come soon enough and despite having a mild winter, it seems like it is taking forever to get here.  On the bright side … Continue reading Cloudy With A Chance of Adventure