Two Peas and Their Pod

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Mexican Salad

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Mexican Salad-this fresh and healthy salad is a favorite at our house! It is easy to make and beautiful to serve!  A few weeks ago I shared a photo of a salad we ate for dinner on Instagram. I...

Butterscotch, Toffee, Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Butterscotch, Toffee, Chocolate Chip Cookies-chocolate chip cookies loaded with butterscotch chips and toffee! Grab a glass of milk and get dunkin’!  I have to get my glucose test today. I had a tough time getting all of that nasty orange drink down when I...

Key Lime Pie with Coconut Macaroon Crust

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Key Lime Pie with Coconut Macaroon Crust-the sweet coconut macaroon crust makes this key lime pie extra special!  Today is Josh’s birthday! Happy Birthday Josh! To celebrate, I made him a Key Lime Pie with Coconut Macaroon Crust. We celebrated yesterday so I could...

Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with Lemon Ginger Sauce

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Spring Vegetable Stir Fry with Lemon Ginger Sauce-this simple and healthy stir fry is loaded with spring green vegetables. The lemon ginger sauce is light and refreshing! This dish is a must make for spring!  I have a travel hangover. I enjoyed my trip...

Cornmeal Waffles with Blackberry Compote

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Cornmeal Waffles with Blackberry Compote-the cornmeal adds a slight crunch and sweetness to these delicate waffles. Top with blackberry compote and whipped cream and you are in for a real breakfast treat!  The last week of my life was a whirlwind! I flew to...

Whole Wheat Toasted Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Whole Wheat Toasted Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies-the toasted oats and whole wheat flour add a slight nutty flavor to these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. They are a favorite at our house!  People always want to know what my favorite cookie is. I can never...

Brie, Pesto, and Sweet Pepper Grilled Cheese

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Brie, Pesto, and Sweet Pepper Grilled Cheese-warm, melty brie with basil pesto and sweet red peppers! This simple sandwich is great for lunch or dinner!  Today is the last day of National Grilled Cheese Month. I might shed a tear. I am sad to...

Twix Caramel Cookie Bars

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Twix Caramel Cookie Bars-chocolate chip cookie bars loaded with Twix candy bars and a drizzle of caramel. Dessert heaven!  Before we talk about Twix Caramel Cookie Bars, I have some exciting news to share! Tomorrow I am flying to New York City with Land...

Nutella Stuffed French Toast

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Nutella Stuffed French Toast-two pieces of French toast stuffed with Nutella. This decadent French toast recipe is perfect for special occasions!  French toast is one of my guilty pleasures. I love it and I’ll use any excuse to make it. Luckily, this time I...

Cucumber Noodles with Peanut Sauce

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Cucumber Noodles with Peanut Sauce-this gluten-free noodle dish is light, fresh, and healthy!  I kind of over indulged when we went to Disneyland. That tends to happen when we travel. I try to eat healthy when I can, but I also like to try...