Breakfast Tacos {With Sweet Potatoes, Black Beans, And Avocados}

Our crazy, chaotic life in Berlin continued: We have guests! Some of our best friends, a Persian refugee couple, are currently out of a home as they search for an apartment, so to save them from living in a packed gymnasium like all the other refugees in their situation, they’re staying in our apartment. A … Read more

Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Here I am, sitting in Wyoming, (mostly) all moved in. Actually, I could be folding the millions of garbage bags full of clothes sitting in my room or organizing my new cupboards, but since I currently have a sick baby snoring on my chest, I have no choice but to tell you all about these … Read more

Microwave Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn Recipe

So tell me, does the candy corn scattered in this beautiful, crunchy mess make you gag or did your mouth start watering for it as soon as you flipped the calendar to October? I know there are strong feelings about candy corn. I wasn’t sure what mine were though. I thought that maybe, being pregnant … Read more

The Easiest Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Guys, I mean serious business. My photos are even starting to shout at you in caps lock. Go and pick yourself a pumpkin right now and throw it in your oven. That’s all it takes. I know you just bought a billion and a half cans of pumpkin for all the pumpkin pies, soups, cookies, … Read more

Grandma’s Famous Pumpkin Bread

So here is Yammie’s grandma’s famous pumpkin bread. You know it’s going to be good, because it’s based on her grandma’s famous banana bread muffins.  It’s so delicious that Yammie had wanted to freeze “the rest” soon after she made it when we realized “the rest” was just an end piece with a few crumbs.  … Read more

Homemade Zuppa Toscana

Greetings. I’m here today to offer up to you my copycat version of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana. Or maybe I should say a copycat of a copycat of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana, seeing as how I’ve never actually had it at Olive Garden myself. I only even knew about its existence through the wonderful world … Read more

Chewy Sugar Cookies {Gluten, Egg, And Dairy Free!}

If you’ve been scouring the internet, looking for the perfect gluten free, vegan, and or allergy friendly sugar cookie recipe to make for Christmas, then look no further. Even if you’re just a regular old joe who likes flavorful, chewy sugar cookies and has no allergies (quit looking so smug!), you should still make these. … Read more

Homemade Cinnamon Swirl Zucchini Bread

My apologies. I was startled, shocked, and chagrined to find just now that I have not given you a new recipe for 1 1/2 months (!!!!!). I thought it had just been a couple weeks, probably because it has just been so crazy and hectic around here all summer. We’ve had Samuel’s brother’s wedding (which … Read more