Super Healthy, Protein-Packed Breakfast Cookies

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My husband and I just ain’t got time for breakfast. He’s a grab-a-coffee-and-chug-it-on-the-way-to-work kinda guy. I’m a stay-at-home mom of three under 3, so nobody cares if I eat anything before nap time because they want their breakfast NOW. When I discovered the idea of breakfast cookies I was so super excited. Pinterest really comes… Read More

Chocolate Lasagna

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This is the week that I’ve been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It’s time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They… Read More

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and… Read More

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Cookies

Toffee Cookies

My kids are treating this pool like it is a job this week! We are staying at my dad’s house while we wait for our new home in NC to be finished and they are out at my dad’s amazing pool for 6-8 hours a day. Yesterday, 10am-5pm. Like I said, like a job! There… Read More

Magic Turtle Bars

Turtle Magic Bars

I’m going to be honest, I am on a roll this weekend. I haven’t made too many treats since returning from Hawaii in February and jumping feet first into a healthy eating kick. I caught a glimpse of myself in a swimsuit on video that trip and it wasn’t good. Clearly, this Memorial Day weekend is… Read More

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

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Holiday weekends are my time to shine in the kitchen. For Memorial Day this year, we headed to spend some extra time with family before our big move next month. Like I’ve said before, there is an unsaid expectation that I will make something fabulously sweet when I’m visiting. It’s expected that within 24 hours,… Read More

Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate and sea salt. The perfect pairing in my world. There’s something about the sweet and salty combination that can easily fill any craving I have, so, although not a guilt-free treat, this recipe for Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies is my personal favorite. INGREDIENTS 2 1/3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon… Read More

Valentine’s Day Cookies

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Yesterday we brought you delicious Valentine’s Day cupcakes, and today, we’re talking cookies! Let’s face it, the day of love is just an excuse to eat sweet treats. These scrumptious and festive cookie recipes are sure to be big crowd pleasers, and most of them are easy enough to have your kids help you in… Read More

Cute Christmas Cookies

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Tis the season for baking, cookies, and all things sweets! Whether you need to whip up a batch of cookies for friends and family, for a holiday party, or for your kid’s classroom, I’ve rounded up some of the cutest and most clever Christmas cookie ideas around that are sure to be enjoyed by all!… Read More

Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

This is what is happening on the food blog – SkinnyNotSkinny.com – today! These are the BEST cookies I’ve made in a while, so you must go quickly! Go. Get the recipe to these Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies and make them. Today. As in now. You won’t be sorry. GET THE RECIPE… Read More

Making Mama’s Milk & More Cookies

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When it comes to breastfeeding supplies I can rattle on and on about my favorite nursing tanks, bras and other accessories. When you’re going to be snuggling that little one around the clock, you just gotta know that there are a number of essentials! But one of my very top, ultimate favorites is Making Mama’s… Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. We thought we’d take a temporary break from Halloween desserts (for just a day!) and feature a delicious cookie that can be enjoyed all year round. This is my go-to cookie for holiday cookie exchanges, fancy parties or just family get-togethers that people demand… Read More

Spider Infested Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. Remember: Halloween time rolls around and things that are creepy become cool. Things that are gross become chic. Things that are disgusting become normal. RECIPE –> Spider Infested Halloween Cookies  

Maple Nut Cookies with Maple Icing

Maples Cookies

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! When I was browsing my mother-in-law’s old cookbooks a few weeks ago during a visit (yes, actual cookbooks and not Pinterest!), I came across what I thought would be a perfect fall snack. For some reason, maple… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Cookie Bars

Halloween Oreos

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! This past weekend I was assigned the task of bringing a dessert to our neighbor’s house for our weekly Sunday football get-together. The only request that I received (besides that it had to be fabulous!) was that… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

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Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! They are back!! The Halloween Oreos have officially hit the store shelves! That bright orange Oreo creme just puts me in the pumpkin patch and trick or treat spirit. Here’s the thing – I like Oreos. The… Read More

Since I Can’t Just Say Good Luck with Him

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Teachers. They are amazing, aren’t they? To those wonderful men and women who dedicate their lives to teaching our children – I just can’t say thank you enough. They do the job that I could never do. Twenty-five 1st graders doesn’t sound like fun to me – it sounds like something from my nightmares. The noise.… Read More

Funfetti Cheesecake Cookies

Funfetti Cookies

Believe it or not, I’ve never made Cake Mix Cookies. Never. I guess I’m old-fashioned that way because I almost always make my cookies from scratch. Unless I’m in a pinch and need to pop some of those refrigerated cookies in the oven but that’s doesn’t really count. I make my cakes from a box… 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… Read More

Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

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Father’s Day weekend is another holiday that expectations are high for me to produce something fabulous in the kitchen. While some years I go with a new dessert, most of the time I stick to an old favorite. Dads are creatures of habit and they usually know what they like. Father’s Day isn’t a time… Read More