Pumpkin Spice Granola

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So this weekend I participated in my first ever Holiday Bazaar to benefit a MOPS program at my friend’s church in Esconido…

I thought what on earth can I bring to an event like this that people woul want?? I KNOW! Granola!!!  BUT because it’s the holidays, I had to spice it up a bit. This is a SUPER easy recipe!! Continue reading

Lemon Rosemary Chicken

SO my new favorite way to cook chicken is with Lemon and Rosemary….

We have a trusy old Meyer Lemon tree that somehow manages to continue providing us with some delicious, juicy lemons.  It also just so happens that the only plant in my herb garden that survived our crazy heat pattern that blew in a few weeks ago was Rosemary. I looked up a few recipes and picked them apart and pieced them together until I got something I absolutely LOVE!!

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Lemon Rosemary Spaghetti Squash

SO, my dad came down and dropped off a giant spahetti squash the other weekend from his garden and I needed to cook it, but the last time I tried sneaking some of my spaghetti squash into a spaghetti casserole with maranara sauce and mozarella cheese for the kids… they noticed. And it did not go over well.  Seeing as we are diving into the wonderful world of urban farming and gardening, these kids better shape up and start eating more veggies from our garden!

Anyway, when my father gave me this large spaghetti squash I did not want it to go to waste so I decided to make something I knew the kids wouldn’t want to touch!  But what?? My grandmother recommended using butter brown sugar and cinnamon and turning it into a dessert type of dish but I decided to go a different route…. Continue reading