All Things Avocado: Avocado Substitute Recipes

Sorry for the lack of posts these past two weeks!  I’ve been working on some back end stuff….and I think I’ve stretched my non-tech brain as far as it can go.  There are some exciting changes coming to The Unmeasured Scoop. Most notably, a makeover…yep, we’ve got a whole new look coming soon.  So stay… 

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Soft & Chewy Toffee Cookie Bars

Well, the National Championship didn’t quite pan out the way that any of us Kentucky Wildcats fans would have hoped.  We sat in our living room watching the game until midnight.  Jonathan yelled at the TV for 2 straight hours while I worked on the blog and gave out a shout here and there.  Seriously,… 

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Dark Chocolate Cowboy Bark

My mother in law was so sweet to come help me with the girls while Jonathan was gone last week.  We made a run over to Trader Joe’s for some goodies – wine, flowers, tea and we also discovered TJ’s Dark Chocolate Cowboy Bark.  Have y’all had this stuff?!  It is soooooo yummy.  You get… 

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Healthy Almond Ricotta Bread Pudding (Dessert for Two)

People, people – I think this could be the BEST thing I have EVER made.  Let me set the scene.  I have been feeling crummy the last few days.  I came home after picking the girls up from school and laid them down for naps.  I was needing something comforting and yummy.  Solution #1 –… 

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Puppy Chow Waffles (Valentine’s Day Breakfast)

Valentine’s Day is TOMORROW!  There has been so much excitement around this holiday for the girls.  They were sick earlier this week and when I told my 4-year  old that she couldn’t go to school on Tuesday I had a major breakdown on my hands.  “But what about my Valentine’s Day party?” The party was… 

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Oat Bran Cookies

I am constantly trying to come up with recipes based on what I have in my fridge!  This is a reality when you are stuck inside with single digits and don’t want to venture to the grocery store with your kiddos.  These cookies were born out of a need to use up oat bran flour,… 

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Homemade Hot Chocolate (using maple syrup)

In the last 24 hours the temperature has dropped from 40 degrees to 1 degree.  Nothing sounds better on days like these, than hot chocolate.  I went searching through the cabinets the other night but we were out so I went about coming up with my own recipe…here it is!  I love it so much… 

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Banana Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

Over time, I have tried to become more and more conscience of the boxed food that I buy and we eat.  As I read the labels on these foods, it is harder and harder for me to feel good about buying them and feeding them to my family.  Don’t get me wrong, I still buy… 

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Classic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

We are getting ready to embark on a Christmas adventure where we will spend the next week at Crystal Mountain Resort.  There is about every winter activity  you can possibly imagine there – skiing, snow shoeing, snow castle building, and sleigh rides.  My four year old is so excited she doesn’t quite know what to… 

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One-Bowl Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

The weather has turned nasty here today – we’re supposed to get freezing rain in the next 24 hours…yuck!  All day I have been thinking about a trip that our family took out to Estes Park, Colorado two summers ago and I’ve been wishing that I could transport myself back to 70 degree weather with… 

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