Archive for May, 2013

Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Kid Friendly,Snacks & Sweets

These are slightly addictive.  A  two thumbs up kind of bar, according to  my son, Max, which says a lot.    He calls them the best granola bars.  And yes,  that makes me a happy mama. It took a few tries because his skeptical mind wouldn't allow him to like them on the first try.  He started with one thumb slightly tilted downwards and my heart sank slightly.   I have been working this this recipe for a couple weeks and it was really only his opinion that mattered.   But I asked him to try it again and he gave it a thumbs 3/4 of the way up.  And then he asked me for bar.   And then another bar and…

Radicchio wrapped Quinoa, Fennel and Avocado

Radicchio wrapped Quinoa, Fennel and Avocado

Lunch & Dinner

I just got back from a two hour hike with my friend, Dina.   It was so nice to catch up and be outside.   We are only starting to experience spring in Crested Butte. This is what it looked like outside last week... And this is what it looks like this week!  Ahh,  much better. I prefer to exercise outside but it's not always an option.   From cold weather to my two little munchkins,  I often workout on my treadmill.    I will occasionally watch  a Grey's Anatomy episode or John Stewart while exercising but more often than not,  I watch cooking shows.   It's true.    Something about it doesn't seem right but I do...From Giada De Laurenttis, to…