Crispy & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Cookies, while my favorite snack to eat are also my favorite dessert to bake.  I aim to get the right balance between a crispy cookie that’s also moist and chewy, and these cookies are just that.

These cookies are best served fresh (duhh) but if you store them in an airtight container, they’ll be just as good the next day minus some of that fresh moistness.  Understandably so, nothing ever beats warm, fresh cookies straight out of the oven.

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Grilled Cheese & Kale

A healthy twist on a quick, simple lunch.

I’m obsessed with grilled cheese.  I consider it a lunchtime staple and a must love for all vegetarians.  Easy and quick to make, it also pairs great with almost any side dish you’d like.  That being said, two bread pieces with butter and cheese don’t exactly scream healthy and so adding in kale is a great way to get in some of your necessary nutrients.

Kale, one of the more commonly known superfoods, is a rich source of several vitamins and minerals packed with antioxidants and numerous cancer-fighting substances.  One cup of kale a day provides 684% of the recommended daily value for Vitamin K, 206% for Vitamin A and 134% for Vitamin C.

Like I said before, the choice of side is yours, but I like to pair mine with baked sweet potato fries – keeping that healthy twist on a classic dish.

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