• "dessert",  "recipes"

    Blueberry Streusel Cake

    This cake will grace our counter tops once or twice in a given year, but it doesn’t stay there for very long.  It has this crazy way of bringing people into my kitchen, gradually disappearing throughout the day.  By the end of the day, I catch my husband mopping up crumbs from the cutting board with his finger.  We never have leftovers.  Ever. This cake is by no means a waist watching treat.  It is too moist, sweet, and decadent for that business.  Hence, it is only made once or twice in a year.  What makes it a little extra special is that I bake part of the streusel inside…

  • "cookies",  "dessert",  "food",  "kid food",  "no name cookies",  "recipes"

    No Name Cookie | Kid Food

    All three of my children are blessed with a hatred of oatmeal.  (*note the sarcasm) But things changed the other day, folks, after I added oatmeal to these beauties. Ahem…cookies. These delightful tasting cookies have been stamped with approval by kid and husband, which enabled me to do my song and dance, “I tricked ya! I tricked ya!” What can I say, it’s the small pleasures in life. Okay, okay, I know adding oatmeal into cookies is nothing new, but when you have a kiddo who has multiple food allergies, one being nuts, it can be difficult to attain certain flavors & texture into the foods everyone else craves. So…