GF Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Does anyone buy banana’s just so they can ripen and bake with? No, me either….oh wait! I like buying the big bunch of banana’s at Costco because they are cheap and we usually do not get them all eaten before they ripen so I can bake with them. I love a good banana...

Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is a huge kitchen staple for me. I have been trying to reduce the amount of dairy products my family uses lately. I try and substitute almond milk where I can as one small way for getting around dairy. I use it in oatmeal and cereal, for baking, in...

The Best Chicken Picatta

  One of my very first meals I ever learned how to cook when I first found my love of cooking was Chicken Picatta. I remember someone making it on a cooking show I was watching, immediately printed it out and made it the next day.  That was several years ago and...

Easy Egg Cups To-Go

In an effort to get my husband to eat a little healthier, I offered to make him some kind of breakfast he can take on the go. He leaves for work at 5:30am and usually isn’t hungry before he leaves for work, so he takes something that he can eat at work later. He...

Our Local Iowa City Area Favorites

Caleb and I have been trying all of the local Iowa City area restaurants over the winter on our date nights.  We have found some that we just keep going back to, each for different reasons.  I decided to make a post with all of our favorites incase you are needing new...

Strawberry Shortcake

Do you have a certain food that reminds you of your childhood? I have two favorites that always remind me of my childhood. One of them is my great grandma’s homemade noodles. From the time I was born until the summer before sixth grade I went to my great grandparents’...