Cinnamon Chip Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

Cinnamon Chip Pumpkin Pecan Cookies | cookiemonstercooking.com

Boo! Happy Halloween! No, this isn’t a spook-tacular recipe to celebrate. But, I do promise that these cookies are deeeelish. So it makes up for my complete lack of creativity this year when it comes to Halloween treats. I got nothing, zip, nada, in that department. I’ll just stand in the corner and eat lots…

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Butternut Squash Burritos with Black Beans and Kale

Butternut Squash Burritos with Black Beans and Kale

Are you ready for more butternut squash? Well I sure hope so. Because today we’re talking about this orange loveliness once again. And … even better … we are combining it with my love of mexican food. Which seems to be becoming a pattern around these parts. I would promise to stop, but since I…

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The Little Things - September 2014

The Little Things – September 2014

And it’s October. Well, technically it has been for a few days but you know. I’m a little late announcing the obvious to you here on the blog. But seriously. How on earth is it October?? Not gonna lie that I’m kinda sorta freaking out. I mean, time. You just need to slow on down,…

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Honey Cinnamon Apple Cider Sangria | cookiemonstercooking.com

Honey Cinnamon Apple Cider Sangria

Today I bring you the best sangria I have ever made. Whoa now, right? I’m throwing down some serious boldness by saying that. But this is no joke – I am in love. Such love. And let me tell you … this is saying something coming from me. Because other than wine, sangria is my…

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Healthy Spiced Banana Bread Oatmeal Bars | cookiemonstercooking.com

Healthy Spiced Banana Bread Oatmeal Bars

Let’s discuss the fact that I hate bananas. And yet here I am shoving a banana recipe in your face. I actually gagged when I was mashing up the bananas for these bars. There’s something about the texture that weirds me out. Yet, I know they are good for me, so I keep trying to…

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Fall Lentil Salad with Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese | cookiemonstercooking.com

Fall Lentil Salad with Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese

Let’s talk about the time I threw a bunch of things into a bowl and called it a fall lentil salad. And then decided I liked it so much that I needed to make it happen again so that I could take some pretty pics and share it here with you. This whole escapade didn’t…

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25 Game Day Eats | cookiemonstercooking.com

25 Game Day Eats You Need in Your Life

Let’s talk football food. Because as much as I do like actually watching the game, the food is the superstar. The VIP. The big kahuna. The shining light of goodness. I’m more than happy to listen to my husband yell at the TV as long as I have a giant smorgasbord of delicious food to…

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Mexican Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Biscuits | cookiemonstercooking.com

Mexican Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Biscuits

So if you are anything like me, you want to grab a cozy blanket and then curl right up inside that delicious looking bowl of goodness. Fall comfort food goodness to be exact. With a mexican flare! Because I couldn’t help myself. This was yet another one of my attempts to find different ways to…

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Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl | cookiemonstercooking.com

Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

The air is a changin’. Well, at least a wee bit. I will most certainly take the slightly cooler days where I don’t instantly start sweating as soon as I walk outside. And! Even a few times on our nightly walks with the little beagle, I was actually quite comfortable! Guys – this is huge.…

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Honey Cinnamon Iced Latte | cookiemonstercooking.com

Honey Cinnamon Iced Latte

So do you want to hear a completely crazy story? Well, maybe I only think it’s crazy but I’m going to share anyway. Because I really like telling you stories. And this is one of those holy cow it’s a small world type tales. So. Remember how yesterday (<— lots of pretty mountain photos in…

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