Easy cookies

No egg, no flour

Good for breakfast or late night snack without the guilt


What you need

Add ins: dried fruit , nuts , peanut butter , Nutella, flax meal,or chocolate chips

I didn’t measure but here is what I did

-mash banana
-add oatmeal probably 1/2 cup
You don’t want the mixture to be too dry and not to mushy .
-sprinkled some cinnamon
-sprinkled flax meal
-I also added a tablespoon of crunchy peanut butter probably could have used more but my lovely friend only left a spoonful lol

I put these in the toaster oven for 15-20 minutes
Prob 350 degrees

Depending on how you make it you can spread fruit jelly / jam, peanut butter , Nutella when done

Eggplant ‘meat’balls

This was delicious !! I love eggplant
Another winner.

I tried these 2 ways to see which worked better.
Baking : I liked the texture better especially when pairing it with pasta. The outside gets firmer .
‘Frying’ I coated the pan with some olive oil and just turned them .While these got a nice golden brown color they were softer.

what you need
Parmesan cheese
Italian parsley
Salt & pepper
Breadcrumbs (I used Panko)
Olive oil
Tomato sauce
Zucchini if doing zucchini pasta or reg pasta

Here is where I based the recipe off of.

Here are the ‘meatballs’ as I put them on and when they were done.


And on top of zucchini pasta


I love these vegetarian meals because they fill me up , feel satisfied , and don’t make me feel heavy afterwards.

These would be good to make mini patties and dip in tomato sauce too.

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Vegetable barley – One pot dinner

Another goodie
I made this months ago but it was saved to my drafts.


Vegetable barley skillet

2-3 tablespoons olive oil
2 bell peppers, any color, chopped into small pieces
2 cups (1 container) mushrooms (white or baby bella), sliced or chopped
3 cloves (or more to taste) garlic, pressed or very finely chopped
1 cup uncooked barley
1-3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 box frozen spinach, (Or use fresh greens – spinach, kale, or swiss chard)
1 can small white or navy beans
1 – 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in halves
1/2 cup (or more to taste) grated parmesan cheese

Cottonelle Summer Clean Care – Crowdtap

Cottonelle and crowdtap sent me some toilet paper and flushable wipes for their Clean & Fresh sampling.



Cottonelle is definitely my favorite toilet paper brand . Their toilet paper is strong, soft, doesn’t fall apart, and get the job done leaving your bum clean.

I like that they sent me a travel pack of the flushable wipes for me and to share . I shared them with some friends who live how nice they feel, smell, and how they work for whatever you are using them for.



When I opened my box from Crowdtap , I put them in my purse. What’s great about them is they are small enough to fit in a variety of size so purses .
When I went to the city for the Cottonelle event I brought them in the navy with red design to freshen up after walking around in 80+ degree weather. When I was working outside in 85 degree weather I had them in my brown purse, I used them to wipe sweat , freshen up, and to clean my hands after lunch. The grey purse I use often, so I throw it in there .

So what can you use them for beside cleaning your bum?
• cleaning hands especially when out and about
•freshening up either from walking around or after working out.
• cleaning up sticky messes
• my cat was sick and used these on her fur to clean her up
•cleaning your face it is BBQ time or even for cleaning kids faces

Last year when I participated in Cottonelle Clean Crew sampling they also sent me wipes.
I liked the design on the dispenser I received last year but I like that the upright one takes up less space.
The design of the dispenser keeps the cloths moist so they don’t dry out.

•Easy to load
•variety of uses
•alcohol free
•gets you get clean & fresh

•I did notice some wipes tear when pulling out from the resistance from the plastic opening where the wipes come out of.
• sometimes doesn’t continuously come out of dispenser.

Dispenser with 42 wipes starts at around $5

Refills (126 ct) starts around $6


Older and new dispenser


I actually use the older one for tampons and panty liners , perfect size.


Now the toilet paper. I never realized how easy it is to do toilet origami.
So if you have guests coming , grab your cottonelle toilet paper and do something like this diamond or heart.


It’s soft , strong , doesn’t break apart, or leave tp behind.
As you can see these ridges help get you clean and you don’t need a lot.


And when you pair Cottonelle toilet paper with the flushable wipes , you’ve got the perfect cleaning duo.

Have you tried the Cottonelle clean care routine yet? It’s the perfect cleaning duo to stay clean & fresh.
Make sure to check out the Cottonelle website.

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Whether you are taking a road trip, heading to the beach , park , or running errands ; I highly recommend the portable Cottonelle flushable wipes. They are great to have in your purse , gym bag, or car.


*I received free products from Crowdtap for testing and review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.

New summer dress

A couple of days ago I mentioned a great deal with Twice. I ended up buying this dress for $2.04!!!
Check out the blog post here and see how you can get a deal too.

The 50% deal is over but see them have 10-30% off so make sure to follow them on Facebook or subscribe to their newsletter .

The dress fits perfect , it’s comfortable, I was worried about the color but love it. Very happy.
You should check them out , they ship REALLY fast too .