Easy Energy Bites

Easy Energy Bites

Many years ago, my sister taught me a song she learned at Brownies, the younger girls’ version of Girl Scouts: “Make new friends but keep the old, One is silver and the other’s gold.” I thought of this song when I decided to share this recipe with you. My friend Mandi in Texas is an…

Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies

Avoiding gluten doesn’t mean you have to give up delicious treats, and these Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies prove it. When five-month-old Norah had persistent skin rashes, her mommy Melissa tried many topical treatments, natural and otherwise, in an effort to avoid a prescription solution. She finally discovered the link between her own consumption of gluten…

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles

Some recipes lend themselves well to children helping, and Snickerdoodles are one of them. Kids love to form the little balls of dough and roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. These cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, and they’re a childhood comfort food. We haven’t made them very often because…

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies by Charlotte Siems Warm, chewy, chocolate-y cookies. Just the thing for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk or cup of coffee on a chilly afternoon. Tastes like a brownie. The recipe originally came from an old favorite cookbook, but we adapted it to use less sugar. Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies 1…