Two Peas and Their Pod

Lime Ice Cream

lime ice cream

Last night we went to a Dave Matthews Band concert with Dara from Cookin’ Canuck and her husband. We had a great time! It was fun to sit under the stars and listen to some good tunes. We were out past my bed time,...

Fluffernutter Cookies

peanut butter fluffernutter cookies

It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school for another year of learning, friends, and fun.  I always enjoyed the first few weeks of school, but then reality sets in. The days of summer soon fade and play time is replaced...

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


It’s Friday and we are celebrating with banana oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! There is no better way to start the weekend than by baking a batch of cookies. If you are like me, you probably have brown bananas on your counter that are begging...

Black Bean and Mango Tostadas

black bean and mango tostadas

Some of my favorite meals are the simple ones. Black bean and mango tostadas are at the top of our list when it comes to easy dinner recipes. This meatless meal is loaded with fresh flavors and hits the spot every time.

Strawberry Popsicles


Popsicles are the perfect summer treat. You don’t have to turn on the oven and heat up the house to make popsicles. Homemade popsicles are the best too! They are easy, fun, and the flavor options are endless. We recently made strawberry popsicles-my all...

Kitchen Remodel-Part Two

kitche disaster

We are well into our kitchen remodel.  We have gotten a lot done, but it still seems like it is taking forever:) I know the end result will be worth it so I am trying to be patient, but patience has never been my...

Strawberry Limeade

strawberry limeade

The summer is flying by, I can’t believe it is August already. We are still enjoying the hot summer sun and temperatures in Utah. To cool down, I made a special beverage, strawberry limeade. It is very refreshing and so simple to make.

Rolo Cookies

Rolo Cookies

We don’t buy candy very often, but when we do it is usually not to snack on, it is to bake with. Last week I bought Rolo candies to make Rolo Pretzels with Pretzel M&M’s. I didn’t use all of the Rolos so I...

Spinach Salad with Fruit, Almonds, and Feta Cheese

spinach salad with fruit, almonds, and feta cheese

Josh is out of town this week, he went on a hiking trip with the guys. I miss him like mad, but I am enjoying the silence. We put the kitchen remodel on hold for a week. I wasn’t about to work all by...

Rolo Pretzels with Pretzel M&M’s

Rolo Pretzels

Is there a twelve step program for Pretzel M&M addiction? If so, sign me up. I can’t get enough of these fun, colorful candies. I sent the Pretzel M&M cookies with Josh on his hiking trip. I was left with an empty, treat-less house....