Creative Oatmeal Recipes


Did you know that January is National Oatmeal Month? This hearty, delicious, and very healthy and filling food has a whole month dedicated to it! The great thing about oatmeal is that it doesn't have to be boring and plain, even though the traditional way of adding milk and brown sugar is great on its own. You can add so many different flavors and toppings to create a one of a … [Read more...]

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies aren't new but they are delicious. It's a peanut butter and oatmeal based cookie chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chunks. What's not good about that, right? I make my monster cookies a little different than others. It's just a different combination of ingredients and while some people don't use flour in their Monster Cookies, I do. I also put just a bit of … [Read more...]

The Best Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in the World

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been on a cookie baking craze lately. Last week, I started with the Best, Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, and this week it’s all about the peanut butter cookie. These aren’t your typical peanut butter cookie that you throw together and criss cross the top with a fork. No these are special. These are the BEST peanut butter cookies that you can make. I know, I know, I … [Read more...]

A Pregnant Woman’s Ultimate Guide to Oatmeal


If you are pregnant and haven't yet discovered the versatility and all around awesomeness of oatmeal, then this post is for you! Are you looking for a savory snack that's high in fiber and digests easily, or perhaps you have a bit of a sweet tooth and would like something that is satisfying and not packed with bad fats and calories, then check out these 8 recipe ideas to make … [Read more...]

DIY Oatmeal Bath

Oatmeal Bath

My youngest son has eczema. Pretty bad eczema all over his body but his face. The nasty winters in Chicago can wreak havoc on his poor little baby skin. His skin gets dry, itchy and irritated. We lather up on the eczema-friendly lotions and try to get a handle on it the best we can but sometimes it calls for a good ole' oatmeal bath. Normally I use Aveeno Oatmeal Bath or a … [Read more...]

Recipe: Oatmeal Bake

Okay, this is without a doubt my favorite recipe. It is delicious for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and kids are going to love the added twist on boring old regular oatmeal. It's really easy to make, you can add anything your heart desires to spice it up, and the kids can help you make it. Ingredients- 2 cups of rolled oats 1/3 cup of white sugar Splash of sea salt 1 … [Read more...]

Foods That Boost Milk Supply

foods that increase milk supply

Galactagogues. Try to say that fast a few times! If you are a nursing mama, galactagogues will soon be your best friend. Galactagogues are foods, herbs, and medications considered to be milk-inducing. Today I'll be focusing on just the foods that boost milk supply. By incorporating them in to your daily diet, you just may see an increase in your milk supply. Not to mention … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe


Warning!!! I have quite a few great pumpkin recipes up my sleeve for this month! If you want some recipes for pumpkin puree outside of pumpkin pie your at the right place! Hurricane Sandy kept us home bound for a few days but luckily we had heat and electricity. We had to sit tight at home for a few days with two kids, several cans of organic pumpkin puree and a stove.  My … [Read more...]