Oatmeal Pancakes

Oatmeal Pancakes

Breakfast food is just the absolute best. It's one of my favorite things about waking up, having a quiet morning with delicious food ("brekky" as my sis in Australia calls it).

I love the whole gamut of breakfast foods–waffles, cinnamon rolls, omelettes, muffins, and last but not least pancakes. The quest for the perfect pancake has been much like that for the best chocolate chip cookie for me. The edges need to be slightly firm with a crisp exterior and warm, soft center. 

And healthiness...

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Wedding Soup

Wedding Soup

I've always wondered why they call it "wedding soup" and as I sat down to write, I knew that's I had to share how it got its name.

According to everyone's most-trusted source, it's referencing how well the flavors of the green vegetables and meat go together. There's your fun fact for the day! 

Last year while in Slovenia, I was craving some warm, comfort soup that wouldn't...

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Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal

Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal

If you've been around here long you'll know that I LOVE breakfast. It's my favorite meal of the day and definitely the one I get most excited about eating, this pumpkin banana oatmeal included.

Ya know what's strange? I went most of my life not being a fan of pumpkin. Then a few years ago I tried it again and am so glad I did. Now I'm one of those people who...

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Apple Butter Grilled Cheese

Apple Butter Grilled Cheese

Jordan and I did a really new and innovative thing this time of year–went apple picking. I know, I know, it's totally a crazy idea! It was my week to plan a date for us and I'd always wanted to do this. We went to a place about 40 minutes away, it seemed better than the nearest one to us. 

Our options for the amount of apples to pick? Just one...

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