Two Peas and Their Pod

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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Josh was out of town for a couple of days last week. I always hate it when he is gone, but there is one, and only one benefit-I can eat and bake with peanut butter:) The last time he was out of town, I...

Broiled Grapefruit Recipe

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I have always been a grapefruit lover. My grandpa lives in Arizona and used to send us big boxes of grapefruit. They were the best! My grandpa kept sending me boxes until I graduated college, so not only do I love eating grapefruit, but...

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

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On Saturday, Josh went snowboarding with his friend. I wasn’t invited, not that I wanted to go, I hate the snow, cold, and scary, steep mountains:) I have tried skiing twice, but I am not a fan. I prefer to stay inside where it...

Pink Grapefruit Yogurt Cake Recipe

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Last week we had our good friend over to celebrate his birthday.  Josh cooked the creamy lemon chicken dinner by himself, so I offered to make dessert. I  baked a cake to keep things traditional. We love citrus fruits-especially when they come in dessert...

Creamy Lemon Chicken and Rice Recipe

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It’s been a rough week. I hurt my neck and have been in extreme pain. I think it was a combination of sleeping on my neck wrong and too much Body Pump. I have been resting, using ice/heat, pain meds, etc. but it still...

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...