Apr 01

Peanut Butter & Jam Collection

Happy Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Or Peanut Butter and Jam Day? What’s the difference, anyway? Jelly is made with fruit juice, while jam is made from the whole fruit. I prefer making jam because there’s less wasted. When making jelly, you end up straining out all of the fruit... read more →
Mar 11
Mar 04

Winter Shortcakes

What a snowy week it’s been! One of our good friends, Lewis, recently moved to Bozeman, MT to start a faculty position at Montana State University. Ten of us headed up to visit him this past week, driving through all kinds of wintry weather. We had a great time checking... read more →
Feb 01

Valentine’s Day Linzer Cookies

This month I have a not-so-low-in-sugar recipe for you, but you can feel better knowing you aren’t adding even more sugar by filling these cookies with a traditional jam. My husband’s motto is “Everything in moderation, including moderation”. While it’s rare that I splurge on cookies, it is nice to... read more →
Jan 21

Apricot Glazed Chicken Wings

The Super Bowl line up is set with the Los Angeles Rams facing off the New England Patriots. Who will you be cheering for this year? My husband’s Eagles were knocked out last week, so I don’t have much invested in either team. I’ll probably end up rooting for the... read more →
Jan 07

Peanut Butter & Jam Muffins

Happy 2019! To get your year started off right, I’ve got an amazing PB&J Muffin recipe for you. Peanut Butter and Jam Muffins Ingredients: 2 cup flour 3 t baking powder Pinch of salt 6 T peanut butter (I used crunchy) 4 T oil 6 T honey (use agave syrup... read more →
Dec 03

Jam Print Cookies

Happy National Cookie Day! Cookies have always been an important part of our family’s holiday traditions. I don’t remember helping out in the kitchen as a young child, but I have a lot of fond memories of making Crinkle Cookies with my dad each year to put out for Santa.... read more →
Oct 31

Mini Brie Bites

Need the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer? Look no further! Ingredients: 1 tube of crescent roll dough (I used Annie’s Organic Crescents) 8 oz brie cheese ½ cup Blue Owl Preserves spiced pear cranberry jam (also great with apricot jam!) Instructions: Preheat oven to 375° Use butter or cooking spray to oil... read more →
Oct 15

Mini Mummy Jam Pies

Ingredients: 2 pie crusts – pre-made or homemade 4 T cream cheese ½ c Blue Owl Preserves strawberry jam Candy eyeballs 1 egg, beaten Instructions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll out the pie crust to form a 14-inch circle. Cut into 14 rectangles. Place on a parchment paper lined baking... read more →
Oct 03

Raspberry Chipotle Chicken Tacos

I’m writing this blog post from my Airbnb in Chattanooga, TN. I’m here this weekend to compete in Ironman Chattanooga, my third full Ironman race. Well, it was supposed to be a full Ironman but the swim portion has been cancelled due to dangerous water conditions resulting from the last... read more →