Baking

Simple, One-Bowl Granola

Simple, One-Bowl Granola

Reading Time: 4 min  Generally, granola is the health nut’s answer to breakfast cereal. It’s like your activist cousin that’s obsessed with whales and polar ice caps. Not nearly as fun as your normal cousin, because you have a nagging feeling all their talk about organic gardening might […]

Chocolate Chip Mookies (Muffins Made Cheap & Easy)

Chocolate Chip Mookies (Muffins Made Cheap & Easy)

Reading Time: 3 min  Once upon a time, there were these delightful breakfast carbs called muffins. You only had 3 problems with them: They didn’t have enough muffin-top, which everyone knows is the best part They were loaded with oil and sugar, so basically – bald cupcakes, not breakfast […]

Eggless Brownies (No Weird Ingredients!)

Eggless Brownies (No Weird Ingredients!)

Reading Time: 3 min  When you’re on a tight budget and you like baking, eggs and oil are like kryptonite. Both ingredients are some of the most expensive parts of baked goods. I used to buy 1 dozen eggs a week. Since I tried to do all our […]

Easy, 1-Bowl Sweet Potato Bread

Easy, 1-Bowl Sweet Potato Bread

Reading Time: 4 min  There’s this children’s book called “Owl at Home” by Arnold Lobel (that’s an affiliate link; you can read more about what that means here. Not that I expect you to buy that book today – I’m just showing you what I’m talking about). It’s a collection of […]

Apple & Oat Mix-in-the-Pan Bars

Apple & Oat Mix-in-the-Pan Bars

Reading Time: 4 min  One glorious summer, we lived in a house that had a large field out back with a couple apple and pear trees. The landlord told us we could harvest the fruit. Not one to turn down free food, I carted a big soup pot […]

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Garlicky Pizza Crust for 70 Cents

Reading Time: 4 min    Would you agree that a mother’s job is to help guide her kids into adult life? First, she keeps you alive when you’re tiny and helpless. Then she keeps you alive when you’re toddling around doing everything that can kill you – fingers […]