Christmas Baking from Other Blogs

I could scour the internet a l l d a y l o n g just looking at all the beautiful, tastey creations some people make! Yum!

I went pursuing and made a list of some I’d like to try this Christmas season. We’ll see how it goes!

Gingerbread Pancakes – Dashing Dish


The Neely’s Gingerbread Cookies (Piggies)

Hungry Girl’s Peppermint Fudge

Candy Cane Biscotti – Tracey’s Culinary Adventures

No Bake Gingersnap Snowballs – Sweet Treats & More

Homemade Peppermint Oreos – The Girl Who Ate Everything

Healthy Pumpkin Spiced Cookies – The Whole Living Blog

No Bake Double Chocolate and Prune Energy Bars – Eat Good 4 Life (I’ll sub dates for those pesky prunes!)

Layered Peanut Butter Bars – Betty Crocker



my most perfect pancakes.

pumpkin power pancakes

First get yourself some Grainberry Pancake and Waffle Mix. It’s fantastic.

Take about a cup of that, 1/2 c oats and 1/4 cup flaxmeal with half a scoop of protein powder.

Add one egg and 1/2 c pumpkin. Throw about 1 – 1.5 c almond milk in the mix. Stir really well.

Add some cinnamon and mini chocolate chips and then slap onto a low-heat skillet and take your time cooking.

Really, take your time – I was folding clothes, writing this post, eating pancakes and washing dishes all while making these.

Slow and steady (on low heat) really does win the race.

mmm, yum.

Another tip for perfect pancakes: wipe off skillet between pancakes with a wet dish towel. Trust me.




It’s true. I’m getting excited for fall!

I went on a long trail run yesterday, so today I’m taking the day off!

“Taking the day off” is always a hard concept for me… I know it’s good for my body, but I feel lazy. Plus, that’s 2 hours where I am more apt to eat. Lame.

I did just have some pudding with chocolate chips and animal crackers. Indulge, I did. Yum.

Chocolate pudding does not equal fall.

Pumpkins and cinnamon = fall.

Here are some yummy recipes I may or may not try over the next few months:

Boo Turtle’s Candy Cane Bark

Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Frosting from Love & Olive Oil

Pumpkin Pancakes from Raspberri Cupcakes

MADE’s Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting by Let’s Dish

Munchkin Munchies’ Halloween Mix

Pumpkin Granola by Two Peas & Their Pod

Pumpkin Carrot Bars by FitSugar

Carrots ‘n’ Cake’s Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins



Blog world. I need your assistance.

It’s important.

Back in April… or maybe early May I made the best healthy pancakes I have ever eaten.

…and. i. forgot. to. save. the. recipe.

Believe you me. I have searched and searched for this recipe ever since then.

Here’s what I do know:

  • It was on a food blog, probably a baking blog
  • A woman wrote the blog
  • She had kids and I was surprised because I didn’t know that prior to this point… I just remember being surprised.
  • She made these pancakes on Easter morning.
  • In the pictures she was pouring syrup on them.
  • They had oats.
  • They were the best tasting p-cakes I’ve ever had. I kept some in the fridge for weeks after and they were fine and tasty to the last day.
I know… sounds like most pancake blog posts… boo.
Can you help?
At least give me a good recipe!