Breakfast / Brunch

Brown Butter Cinnamon Rolls | #breakfast

Brown Butter Cinnamon Rolls

Just when I thought cinnamon rolls couldn’t get any better, well, two words say it all… …brown butter. I mean, come on!  I have made my 1-Hour Cinnamon Rolls recipe a zillion times.  But it was not until recently that the idea even occurred to me to brown the butter in it.  Once...

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Green Pina Colada Smoothie

This week while I’m spending time in El Salvador, I thought it only appropriate to share one of my favorite tropical drinks with you. Yes, I have freely admitted before that actual pina coladas are one of my favorite guilty-pleasure drinks.  This is partly due to the fact that there...

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole |

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

My mom and I were talking the other day about how different life would be if we lived a little closer to one another. Right now, we live about 3 hours apart — close enough to definitely be able to drive and visit fairly often, but just far enough away...

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe | #vegan #breakfast #healthy

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

I’m going through one of those times lately when I’m totally conflicted about living in the Midwest. Don’t get me wrong — I love it here.  I love living in a place that has four very intense seasons.  I love being close to family.  I love the thousand little reasons...

3 Ingredient Nutella Croissants | #dessert #chocolate #vegan

3-Ingredient Nutella Croissants

You guys. I’m pretty sure this recipe may win the award as the best spur-of-the-moment, cleaning-out-the-pantry, 3-ingredient-dessert experiment of my life.  My life, I tell you. And if you love Nutella and French pastries, I’m pretty sure you had better try them too.

3-Ingredient Coconut Oil Biscuits | #breakfast #vegan

3-Ingredient Coconut Oil Biscuits

So, my mom just bought her first jar of coconut oil this month, and I have had a blast (a little too enthusiastically) explaining the hundreds of ways that you can use it.  I mean, just yesterday we had a very deep conversation about oil pulling as I was...

Easy Spinach Artichoke Quiche Cups |

Easy Spinach Artichoke Quiche Cups

So…can we talk about Dancing With The Stars for a sec?? I have to admit that I’ve never really watched the show until this season.  But when my friend Meg was in town a few weeks ago, we randomly decided to do a girls’ night in and spotted DJ Tanner...

Chocolate Chia Smoothie | #vegan #glutenfree

Chocolate Chia Smoothie

I’m not quite sure how it happened.  But somewhere along the lines of the last 2 years of self-employment, after years of a late-to-bed-late-to-rise musician schedule, I have now officially become a morning show person. Still working on the morning person thing.  My body seems bent on the whole...

(Skinny!) Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie |

(Skinny!) Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

Oh man, I am way late to the adding-oatmeal-to-your-smoothies party. (Seriously, how did I miss this?!) But whatever, better late than never because I’ve got an oatmeal smoothie recipe to share with you today that literally tastes just like an oatmeal cookie.  But this one is minus the guilt because it’s...

Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie |

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

So, pretty sure I saw a massive bag of over-ripe bananas on sale at the store last week for $0.88 and bought… …TWO bags. Oh yes.  I’ve been going a bit “bananas” this week trying to work them into all sorts of recipes.  So keep your eyes “peeled” for...

Almond Joy Energy Bites |

Almond Joy Energy Bites

Allow me to introduce you to my cute “dates” for Valentine’s Day. They’re sweet, they’re charming, they are nice and healthy, and they come bearing chocolate — a must for any Valentine’s Day, if you ask me.  ;) Yep, I made you some Almond Joy Energy Bites!  I realized...

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Brain Power Smoothie (Blueberry Avocado Smoothie)

Healthy eating month continues on Gimme Some Oven today with a smoothie I’ve been hooked on lately.  It’s basically a blueberry avocado smoothie recipe, but I like to call it my brain power smoothie because it’s chocked full of tasty ingredients that are good for brain health. And let’s be...