Meal Makeover Moms

Oatmeal Butternut Pancakes with Browned Buttered Nuts

May 6, 2015 Breakfast/Brunch
oatmeal butternut pancakes - juggling with julia

Oatmeal Butternut Pancakes with Browned Buttered Nuts. Goat cheese and real maple syrup. Such a dreamy, creamy, flavorful way to eat pancakes. For sure, I never would have thought to put all these ingredients together on my own. Who was the genius, then, behind this stack of stupendousness? Maria Speck, that’s who. Maria, a journalist, […]

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Soft and Chewy Whole Wheat Molasses Spice Cookies

December 18, 2013 Cookies

‘Tis the season for cookies!  The Meal Makeover Moms know it. Yesterday they shared a handful of healthy holiday cookie recipes, including my granola crunch cookies. That’s all the inspiration I needed to get into the kitchen. You see, I’ve been thinking about a cookie. A spiced, sweet, soft, chewy, and, shockingly, chocolate chip -free […]

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Autumn Harvest Chili

October 16, 2012 Crock Pot

I love a warm bowl of goodness, don’t you? Chili, oatmeal, rice and beans, soup — anything. I just love to wrap my chilled hands around that bowl and snuggle up. Nothing better 🙂 It’s been quite a while since I ventured into new chili territory. The Super-Quick Turkey Chili is so good, and so easy, I don’t […]

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Chicken Empanadas

February 21, 2012 General

I love Fridays.  TGIF!  Since the rest of the week is completely nuts, we do our best to kick back and take it easy on Friday afternoons. On this particular day, I had the brilliant idea to get dinner made ahead of time so I, too, could enter the chill zone when the kids got home. With pizza dough ready to […]

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