Coconut-Millet Snack Bars

coconut millet snack bars

These no-bake cereal bars make for an easy snack. They are a tasty one, too, with millet and coconut to give substance and flavor. For the last few months I’ve been playing with variations of no-bake cereal bars. The kids have eaten untold numbers of bars as I try different combinations of brown sugar and […]

Creamy Rice for Easy Breakfasts

Tray of Creamy Rice sm

Rice cooked in milk and cream has a creamy texture and offers a great start to the day, especially when topped with fruits, nuts, and syrups. Sometime last year on a cold wintry day, a friend was waxing eloquently about the rice pudding she was making. I’d never had it, so I looked up recipes. […]

Super Side Dishes

As the winter and holiday season approaches, we’re going to be seeing more sales on roasts and whole birds. My kids, self-proclaimed meat-atarians, love this. But, I can’t afford to let them fill up on meat, nor is it that good for them. Having tasty side dishes with a variety of textures, colors, and flavors […]

Raspberry Baked Oatmeal

Raspberry Baked Oatmeal 2

I had heard about baked oatmeal years ago, but I was extremely skeptical. I don’t like mushy oatmeal and I was worried that baked oatmeal would be mush. But, after hearing about it and hearing about it, and finding it in multiple cookbooks, I started to wonder, Could all of these people be wrong? In […]