Two Peas and Their Pod

Cinnadoodles

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Josh loves snickerdoodles, so I decided to make them for him, but I kicked them up a notch. I added in some cinnamon chips to a basic recipe. The chips, in my opinion, raised these cookies to a whole new level. Don’t get me...

Cilantro Lime Chicken Quesidillas

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Quesidillas are always a hit at our place. We made them the other night when Josh’s brother and his friend came over. Josh grilled up some chicken with a cilantro lime marinade. I don’t partake of any meat products, but they all loved it!...

Hearty Tomato Soup

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Is everyone enjoying Giada’s new cookbook, Giada’s Kitchen-New Italian Favorites? I sure am! I picked it up at the library and so far I am pleased. (I usually don’t buy books until I preview them from the library first, I am cheap.) The photos...

Presto Pasta

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Josh and I both work so some nights we don’t feel like making anything fancy…ok, a lot of the nights we don’t. So thank goodness for cereal and pasta, two staples in our house. The other night we went with pasta. Have any of...

Pumpkin Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup

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If you are a pumpkin lover and enjoy a special breakfast treat, these are the pancakes for you! Pumpkin is everywhere this time of year so why not add it into breakfast too? I created a pumpkin/buttermilk pancake with some cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and...

Weekend in Boulder Colorado

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We had a great weekend in Boulder. Josh’s cousin, Rob, flew us out to Colorado for our wedding gift. It was so fun spending time with him and his girlfriend, Oriana. They spoiled us the whole weekend. Rob got us a suite at the...

Apple Raisin Cake

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I had leftover maple cream cheese frosting from the Pumpkin Cupcakes and I hate letting good things go to waste. So I tried a recipe I spotted on Sharon’s blog, Culinary Adventures of a New Wife. I love apple everything and when I saw...

Easy Vegetable Stir Fry with Brown Rice

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I had a bunch of vegetables that needed to be used so we threw together a quick stir fry for dinner. Nothing too fancy, but it was tasty! I love quick, easy, meals that are also good for you! We used our new rice...

Pumpkin Cupcakes

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I have been in a baking mood lately…ok, I think I am always in that mood:) Is that bad??? Anyways, I decided to make pumpkin cupcakes, a recipe from Fresh from Cate’s Kitchen, a blog I absolutely adore. The cupcake batter was easy to...

Spicy Shrimp and Bok Choy Soup

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Josh’s favorite word is BOK CHOY! One time when we were still dating, we went grocery shopping and he spotted bok choy in the produce section. He insisted on yelling out, “Do you know what my favorite vegetable is??? Well, it is BOK CHOY!!”...