Cookies. Oh, yummy cookies!

Springbok ‘A Kid’ll Eat the Middle’ – 500 pieces

I finished a 500 piece jigsaw puzzle recently by Springbok called ‘A Kid’ll Eat the Middle’ made in the 1980’s. The white areas were not as hard to piece together. All of that black was really tough!

I love me some Oreo cookies! It’s one of the cookies I remember grabbing out of an egg basket cookie jar when I was a kid and devouring it. They happen to be vegan too! I found that out a few years ago.

Childhood Cookie Jar

Here I found a picture online of the cookie jar my Mom used when we were kids. It’s at least 35 years old. A familiar piece from my childhood but ugly as heck. How could you ever forget a cookie jar like this!? 🙂

Vegan Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Speaking of vegan cookies… I baked a few dozen vegan chocolate chip walnut cookies for my family and friends last week. My place smelled great! They were gone in 2 days though! Didn’t last long at all. I need to make another batch for others since I’ve had a couple requests for more cookies.

This time I also have a new cookie scoop!  My 15 year old Pampered Chef medium cookie scoop broke a while back. I never replaced it so, my cookies varied in size. Now, my cookies should be more uniformed than my previous bakes with this scoop.

It makes me very happy to use my almost 20 year old Kitchenaid Stand Mixer that was handed down to me from my Mother too. Any time I get to use it for anything I get excited! Need to knead some bread? Mix a large batch of cookies? No problem. This thing is a workhorse.


 Well, those cookies won’t bake themselves. I better get going. See you soon!



What exactly is a Hummus Wrap?

What is a Hummus Wrap? Delicious, healthy food is what it is! It’s a yummy and healthy snack to eat. I don’t recall where I found the original recipe, but I’ve changed it up to be different. It is very simple and the ingredients are not hard to get nor are they expensive.

Healthy Hummus Wrap Snack

Step 1: Grab your choice brand of flour tortilla.


Step 2: Toast your flour tortilla.


Step 3: Cut up some lettuce and dice up a couple cherry tomatoes. You can also add diced avocado.


Step 4: Grab your choice of hummus.


Step 5: Add 1 spoonful of hummus to your toasted flour tortilla. Or more if you really like hummus.


Step 6: Add your cut up lettuce and tomatoes.


Step 7: Add one spoonful of raw Sunflower Seeds.


Yes. Odd one I know, but raw sunflower seeds really taste good in this wrap. Trust me.


Step 8: Wrap your flour tortilla up.


Step 9: Take a bite and ENJOY!


I was hungry so, I chowed down on this light snack in a few minutes.


I think I need another one. 🙂

This hummus wrap is easy to adapt to your own liking. There are so many options out there. Use flavored wraps like garden spinach herb, sundried tomato basil and/or zesty garlic herb for a different taste. Try using different flavored hummus. Experiment and see what you come up with. Either way, this snack will keep you going until the next meal and your body will love you for it. ENJOY!

Tell me what you think! Do you like it or no? Did you change anything in the recipe?