Two Peas and Their Pod

Maple Almond Granola Recipe

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I woke up really early the other morning, which is a pretty common occurrence.   I can never sleep in, even on weekends. Josh was still snoring away so I tip toed out of the room and decided to make a batch of granola....

New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I am always in search of the best chocolate chip cookie. I have made more than my fair share of cookies over the years, but I am still not ready to declare a favorite. I have a couple recipes that are at the top...

Easy Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe

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Most of my family lives in Illinois where I grew up, but my sister and her family live here in Utah. I am lucky I get to see my niece and nephew on a regular basis.  They have been dealing with some health issues/sickness,...

Steel Cut Oats Recipe

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I eat oatmeal every morning for breakfast.  Josh is not a big oatmeal fan, he prefers cold cereal, toast, or a frittata in the morning. He doesn’t like the mushy texture of oatmeal. I recently got him to try steel cut oats though and...

Whole Wheat Noodles with Peanut Sauce and Vegetables Recipe

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I hope everyone had a nice Valentine’s weekend. My hubs spoiled me with breakfast, gifts, and flowers. Since Josh made breakfast, I took control and made dinner and baked his favorite cookies for dessert-oatmeal chocolate chip. We also relaxed and watched the Olympics and...

Valentine’s Day Recipes

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The day of LOVE is this weekend. Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Does anyone have big plans? I hate going out to eat on Valentine’s Day. The restaurants are so crowded and usually overpriced. We are looking forward to a relaxing  dinner at...

Coconut Macaroons Dipped in Chocolate

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If you read our article on the Pioneer Woman’s Tasty Kitchen site, then you know Josh is huge help in the kitchen. Thanks by the way for all of your kind comments-it was an honor to be featured. Anyways, I often get asked if...

Oreo Brownies with White Chocolate

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First of all, thank you so much for all of the birthday wishes. I really am grateful to have so many fabulous friends and family members, near and far. I had a perfect day. Josh gave me flowers, a hydrangea plant (they are my...

Chocolate Caramel Cookies with Sea Salt

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Happy Birthday to ME! Today is my 28th birthday and I am ready to party:) I have the day off and I plan on enjoying every minute of my special day. I love birthdays! My handsome hubs is taking me out to a nice...

Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip

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I’ve always been a sports fan. My dad and brother taught me at a young age to love sports. I played basketball in Jr. High, but chose to be a cheerleader in high school-no laughs please. I had fun cheering and I got the...