Need a Unique Gift? Taco-Flavored Roasted Pecans to the Rescue

We are always on the hunt for a delicious fire-pit worthy snack. These taco-flavored roasted pecans are worthy! BONUS: They make delightful hostess gifts, Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, housewarming gifts, you-look-peckish gifts…ah, hell, anything/anytime gifts! Look at those beauties! Savory Roasted Pecans Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon taco mix (more, if you’re feeling […]

What the Heck is Tahini? And Why Should You Care?

Tahi-who? What the heck is Tahini and why should you care? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (source: AMAZON) If you’re a regular reader, you know that I […]

Homemade Hummus Makes The World A Better Place

When I think of hummus, the word conjures images of the Middle East and a healthy diet with all the mmmmm-mmmmming, you know, if you love hummus like I do. The Lebanese arm of my family insists that store-bought hummus is a less tasty version than homemade. Isn’t that the case with everything? Knowing that […]

Your Little Astronaut Will Love this Fun Ice Cream

Who doesn’t know a space-obsessed kiddo, or a space-obsessed kiddo who also loves ice cream? I see you nodding. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (source: Amazon) Product […]

Insanely Easy How To: Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

A few years back I wrote a post on how to make roasted almond butter and knew it was time to share again. If you have never attempted homemade nut butters, get ready to see how insanely easy they are to make. Homemade. All-natural. Easy. But – how did it taste? Garry, tasting almond butter […]

What I’ve Learned: Wild Blueberries vs Cultivated Blueberries

Did you even know there were two types of blueberries?! I’m ahem-years-old, and I had no clue until recently. NO CLUE! CLIFF’S NOTES: The smaller compact “wild” lowbush blueberries grow closer to the ground and spread by rhizomes, and the larger cultivated highbush blueberries grow on bushes. The backstory that might help explain my tardy […]

The Powerful Addiction Of Christmas Crack Lives On

Four years. That’s how long I’ve been eating Christmas Crack…that’s how long I’ve been addicted. Back in 2012, I wrote a post about how my SIL introduced us to the magical concoction that is Christmas Crack and since then I have eaten more than my share of this tasty addicting snack. The recipe is now […]

Homemade Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

I love a good nut butter to dip my apple, pear, or banana slices in. You? This week I decided to make Honey Roasted Peanut Butter. So easy! So delicious! So good for you! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a bonafide […]

Dark. Chocolate. Pretzel. Crisps.

Dark. Chocolate. Pretzel. Crisps. ~mic drop~ ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (Source: Amazon) Y’all. These. This. Yum. To infinity and beyond. No lie. No hyperbole. Addictive. I […]

Delicious No-Sugar-Added Blueberry Strawberry Smoothie

I’m not a fan of store-bought smoothies. If I’m going to drink my calories in smoothie form, I don’t want any extras, like sugar. I’d rather save those calories for cake. Glorious cake! I’m also not a fan of ingredients I can’t spell or recognize as food. So, nope, you won’t find me in line […]