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Day 1: Double Chocolate-Peppermint Crunch Cookies*

On the first day of Christmas, I gave myself COOKIES! Last week I was considering what I can do to celebrate Christmas here on el blogo. But I made a promise to myself that I will not eat horrible things all holiday season long. Yes, on Christmas DAY I...
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Gingerbread Muffins*

It is officially December, which mean’s it is time to start some holiday baking. For me this usually means a jeans size worth batch of peppermint bark, peanut butter blossoms, and butterscotch haystacks. But this year, I am going to try to watch the sweets I make and eat…which...
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My favorite Chopped Salad*

When you and your significant other move in together, it brings you to a whole new level of crazy. You have to learn their patterns and you have to adapt to each other. You have ridiculous screaming fights about the proper way to use a tube of toothpaste or...
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Sweet Potato Rice Pudding*

Growing up my Granny used to make my cousin and I a big batch of goop to play with every week. Most people probably have no idea what goop is…but it is something kind of like Play-doh but with a more plastic-y, jello-y feel to it. She always made...