Two Peas and Their Pod

Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookie Recipe

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Over the weekend Josh’s brother, Ben, and his wife, Whitney, came to visit from California. We spent most of the weekend hanging out with our good friend Lincoln. We lounged by the pool, watched movies, went out for sushi, and had a little bbq....

White Bean Salad with Zucchini, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

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We didn’t plant a big garden this year, but our friend has been sharing his garden goods with us. He brought over zucchini and green beans the other day. I made zucchini bread and created a new salad. I love salads anytime of the...

World Peace Cookies

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It is Friday and that means I am still in my pajamas:) I love having Fridays off! Thank you for all of your comments on the S’mores cookies. They are fun to make and eat! Today I am sharing one of my favorite Dorie...

Recipe for S’mores Cookies

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On Sunday we hosted a dessert party for our neighborhood. The tradition is to serve root beer floats, but since we were hosting, I put my foot down. I don’t drink soda and I have never liked root beer floats, so I asked if...

Lemon Verbena Blueberry Scones

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Our lemon verbena is getting huge. We have it in a pot outside and it is really tall, it looks like a tree in a small pot:) If you haven’t grown or experimented with lemon verbena, I highly recommend you try to find some....

Recipe for Basil Pesto without Nuts or "Pistou"

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We don’t have a huge garden, but our herbs are growing like weeds. We have lemon verbena, rosemary, thai basil, and basil. My basil plants were full so I decided to make a batch of pesto to freeze. Josh is allergic to nuts so...

Zucchini Bread with Dried Cranberries

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I have some good news to share; our blog now has its own domain name! We are a .COM! If you type in our old link you will be automatically directed to our blog, but to be safe please update your RSS feeds, bookmarks,...

Recipe for Peach Almond Cake

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I love Utah peaches. In my book, they are the best! They are finally ripe and ready and I can’t get enough. I bought a bunch last week, but couldn’t eat them fast enough so I decided to use some of them in a...

Lazy Friday and Hiking Catherine’s Pass

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Friday is becoming my lazy blog day. Sorry! It is my day off from work and I usually have errands, cleaning, laundry, cooking/baking, working out, etc. to do. Today I am having fun though. I am going to see Julie & Julia with a...

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Vegetables and Chickpeas

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When we were participating in the $100 Food Challenge we had to “put on our thinking caps” to create some of our meals. I tried to cook healthy, tasty dishes using the ingredients we already had at home. It was challenging on some nights,...