From the Pantry: Truvia Baking Blend (Raspberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars)

Raspberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars Recipe - Andrea Meyers

It’s the middle of January, and how are you doing on that resolution to get healthy and drop those holiday indulgence pounds? It’s hard to stick with it, believe me I know. I can keep up my exercise goals, but staying away from sweets is the most difficult part for me, especially a month of… 

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Breakfast Oatmeal with Peanut Butter, Bananas, and Honey

Breakfast Oatmeal Recipe with Peanut Butter, Bananas, and Honey - Andrea Meyers

My boys have been eating oatmeal for breakfast since they were toddlers. We started with just some quick oats and milk, and I quickly figured out that they liked applesauce stirred in with their oatmeal. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of healthy variations with additional whole grains, applesauce, apple butter, raisins or Craisins,… 

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Cookies for Kids Cancer)

Andrea Meyers - Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Last Saturday we had a great time at a charity hockey game to raise money for our son’s special hockey team. The Arlington Fire Department competed against the Fairfax County Fire Department in a game played at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, and it was a lot of fun. All the coaches, parents, volunteers, and kids… 

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I first made these oatmeal peanut butter bars about six years ago, and they were an instant hit at home and at parties and picnics. The rich flavor belies their simplicity—an oatmeal peanut butter cookie crust with chocolate chips sprinkled on top then drizzled with peanut butter glaze—and they always garner “ohs” and “ahs” when… 

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Maple Pecan Granola

Andrea Meyers - Maple Pecan Granola

Michael’s parents celebrated Christmas with us this year, and as usual they brought some of our favorite foods from New York, including Harrison Bakery pumpernickel bread, Polish kielbasa, and his mother’s delicious Christmas cookies. This time they also brought us a half gallon of organic maple syrup from Adirondack Maple Farms in Fonda, NY. It… 

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Maple Oatmeal Scones

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Ina Garten’s recipes doesn’t skimp on flavor, and these tasty scones are no exception. With a full pound of butter and about a million calories in each one (ok, maybe not a million…) these probably shouldn’t be in the regular breakfast repertoire, but they make a wonderful treat for a weekend brunch party. It’s an… 

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