Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Summer Cous Cous Salad

cous cous salad

My life has needed some balance lately. After so many of these, these and these, I am craving some health food.  The problem is that baked goods are so much more fun to create and photograph.  I do eat a fairly balanced diet it’s just that most of the...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Oreo Cheesecake Brownies

oreo cheesecake brownies

For some reason I’ve been thinking about Oreos lately.  And cheesecake.  And brownies too.  Please tell me I’m not the only crazy person who walks around thinking about what I’m going to cook and/or bake when I get home.  I’m admitting that sometimes sweets totally consume my thoughts.  I...

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Peanut Butter Butterscotch Bars

PB Butterscotch bars

I told you I love oatmeal and peanut butter together.  I also told you I’m on a “Cassie’s favorite flavor combo” kick.  Well, here’s proof.  Another peanut butter + oatmeal treat.  Only with a bonus: butterscotch! I was in charge of making a dessert for a family reunion this...

Monday, July 11, 2011

Whole-Wheat Blueberry Crumble Muffins

whole wheat blueberry crumble muffins

 I’m completely addicted to fresh fruit.  This time of year my whole diet could consist of fresh fruits and veggies and I would be satisfied.  I love the bright colors that fresh produce add to my kitchen.  I love how much better I feel when I eat a diet...

Friday, July 8, 2011

Cinnamon Roll Scones

cinnamon-roll-scones

I am so excited to be guest posting today for Erin at Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts.  I first “met” Erin a couple of months ago and instantly loved her site, her recipes and her personality. It is really unbelievable how many awesome people that I have met since I...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies with Nutella Buttercream

pb sand cookies

Oatmeal.  Peanut Butter.  Chocolate.  An almost sinful combination for me.  My love for the oatmeal/peanut butter borders on gluttonous and then you add chocolate in, it’s all over. Any guesses on my favorite cookie ever?  Yes, the good old no-bake cookie.  Not many combinations beat that one.  I say...