Oh Chocolate, My Chocolate: Energy Bites

I love chocolate! Today, rather than invading the left over holiday candy, I thought I should locate my energy bite recipe, to fill my need for sweet! I knew it was one of my first blog posts, so it was easy to locate. If you missed it the first time around, here is your second chance! YUM!!

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

♥Roda

Growing Self

When I contemplate my top 10 favorite things in life, chocolate would probably fall in the top five. That rich, melty goodness that floods my body with warmth and happiness…Awwww, perfection! Chocolate and I have been friends for as long as I can remember…

In elementary school, her name was “Hershey Kiss”. We would always have lunch together, for Mrs. Case, my fourth and fifth grade teacher loved chocolate as much as I did. Feeding Hammy the Hamster, each day before lunch, was my classroom job.  Mrs. Case would leave a Hershey Kiss on my desk, as a token of thanks. She never missed a single day thanking me and I never missed a single day feeding Hammy.

My relationship with chocolate grew to a deeper level in middle school. I wanted to take shop class, like my twin brother. But, I was a girl and therefore expected to take…

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Rise and Shine Breakfast Cookies

This weekend, I felt the pull to create a breakfast cookie, filled with health and wellness!  As much as I love eggs, toast and bacon, there are times I need something fast.  I have never been a fan of cereal, for it doesn’t fill me up for long.  Before I am finished with morning chores in the barn, my tummy is already asking for more!  Plus, I have three teenagers that eat…constantly!  Having healthy choices for them is always my goal.  If teenagers see freshly baked cookies on the counter, they disappear instantly!  They don’t even think to ask what healthy goodness I might have hidden in these morning treats! These cookies are filled with such amazing goodness…shhhhhh…don’t tell the kids!  Enjoy! Continue reading “Rise and Shine Breakfast Cookies”