Energy Bites

My kids love these energy bites from Super Healthy Kids.  I've made them several times in the past year.  They are really easy to prepare and can be customized to individual tastes. Energy Bites by Super Healthy Kids These energy bites have simple ingredients - oats, honey, peanut butter and a dash of vanilla.  Chia… Continue reading Energy Bites


Peanut Butter Frosted Brownie Bites

The weekend before Thanksgiving, Benzo and I had some family over for dinner that we knew we wouldn't get to see for the holiday.  I went back and forth on what to make for dessert before finally settling on brownies from a mix with a cookies and cream variation that was on the back of… Continue reading Peanut Butter Frosted Brownie Bites


How to Have the Perfect Lunch

How to have the perfect lunch: 1. On a sunny day... 2. Pack some simple yummy food... 3. and an interesting book... 4. Head to a park... 5. Enjoy yourself! I had a really nice lunch today at my favorite little park.  I packed a peanut butter and honey sandwich and some corn and edamame… Continue reading How to Have the Perfect Lunch


Peanut Butter au Natural

 A couple of days ago I posted about dessert oatmeal (which by the way I've had two more times this week) and said to use natural peanut butter.  I was thinking about it later and realized that some people might not know what I mean by natural peanut butter.  So here's a bit of background.  When I… Continue reading Peanut Butter au Natural


A Delicious Breakfast

I love to eat oatmeal for breakfast and today I actually got my booty out of bed early enough to make it.  Yea!  And today I pretty much made dessert oatmeal:  peanut butter and chocolate.  Mmmm. Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Serves 1 1 cup water 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1 tbsp ground flaxseed Dash… Continue reading A Delicious Breakfast


Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

When I first saw this recipe in The Kind Diet, I thought "Hmm this looks good but I bet it's a pain in the rear to make" and skipped right on by. I came back to it later when it was time to do some Christmas baking and decided to take a stab at it.… Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Baking · Pets

Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Recently I’ve become more and more conscious about what I’m feeding my dogs, especially after that pet food contamination business that happened last fall. If you read the label on dog food and dog treats it can be somewhat disturbing what the manufacturer actually uses for ingredients.A lot of manufacturers use corn and other fillers… Continue reading Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits