Cinnamon Animal Crackers

Cooking and baking with Emerson has become a favorite activity for us. I also think that it’s no coincidence she always eats more/better when she’s involved in the process. Making a big mess and creating together not only makes for a fun staying at home project but it teaches so many simple skills along the way. The benefit to me, also as a mom, is making our own simple snacks such as these cinnamon animal crackers allows me to feel good about what I’m giving her. And she LOVES them so it’s a win win! Continue reading “Cinnamon Animal Crackers”

Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Almond Cookies

While being home MUCH more lately I’ve been on a baking kick and I know I’m not alone. There’s just something about freshly baked cookies, muffins, and sweet treats that make everything better. Continue reading “Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Almond Cookies”

Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce

One of the great things about stocking up is you CAN stock up on fresh produce, too. This may seem like living a little dangerously, I know, but it can be done. Initially, it can be overwhelming to see a fridge packed with fresh fruits and veggies and wonder if/when you’ll use them all up before it’s too late. Well, I may have a few tricks up my sleeve to alleviate some of the worry while still enjoying the fresh fruits of your labor (yes pun intended). Continue reading “Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce”

Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge



I promised you this freezer cookie dough fudge and so here it is! This easy, vegan and gluten-free treat uses only simple, clean ingredients and requires little effort. I love stashing a batch of this in the freezer for when that “gimmie all things cookie dough” feeling arises and you just can’t imagine be patient enough for baking cookies. Continue reading “Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge”