No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars - BEST breakfast bars! Loaded with ton of oats, chocolate, raisins, almond butter | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #chocolate

When we moved to American I was 7 and it was a complete culture shock seeing the amount of junk food that was available everywhere. Especially at school seeing all the kids eat things like rolls up, pop tarts, Doritos, pizza, oreos, while I got stuck with homemade lunches that consisted of Russian foods that looked “weird” compared to your typical American lunch. I hated that so much and always wished my mom would buy us all the cool snacks we saw on tv. But no, we got stuck with homemade food. Believe it or not it was only couple years ago that I tried a pop tart for the first time EVER! I know, right? BTW I did not like it…. 

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No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars - BEST breakfast bars! Loaded with ton of oats, chocolate, raisins, almond butter | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #chocolate

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars

When we moved to American I was 7 and it was a complete culture shock seeing the amount of junk food that was available everywhere. Especially at school seeing all the kids eat things like rolls up, pop tarts, Doritos, pizza, oreos, while I got stuck with homemade lunches that consisted of Russian foods that… 

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Chicken Alfredo Quinoa Bake - homemade alfredo sauce combined with tender chicken and fluffy quinoa. Quick and tasty dinner all from scratch! #chicken | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Chicken Alfredo Quinoa Bake

Chicken Alfredo Pasta holds a soft spot in my heart. When I got married it was my go to dinner almost every night. My hubby introduced me to alfredo sauce and I instantly fell in love. I wanted it over everything and anything. Chicken alfredo pasta + caesar salad. It was your typical store-bought dinner:… 

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Pear Salad with Spiced Pecans is all about fall flavors! Perfect on its own or as a side. Beautiful and tasty! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Roasted Butternut Squash and Pear Salad with Spiced-Pecans

Guys I think I just found my new favorite fall salad! Seriously, this stuff is good. But let’s back up a little…. How was your weekend? Mine was in full swing. We’re trying to take advantage of what’s left of the warm days around here and we did it by eating. Or that’s how the… 

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Pumpkin Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze - vegan, no dairy and best soft cookie you will ever have! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Pumpkin Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze

I finally pulled out all my fall spices! I have a separate shelf dedicated to them, which is really funny considering I don’t do much baking but I seem to have every type of spice out there that qualifies for fall. I love that warm cozy smell of pumpkin spice, cloves, and vanilla. Reminds me… 

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Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken and Potatoes - juiciest chicken ever! Super easy one pot weeknight dinner | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

I love meals like this one. All in one pan roasting away in the oven, especially for busy weeknights when there’s just too much to do and not enough time to cook a meal. With school back in session now, this is a perfect meal to satisfy your craving for roasted meat and potatoes. Plus… 

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Lemony Caesar Salad with Garlic-Parmesan Toasts - lighter than most Caesar salads without anchovies or raw eggs! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Lemony Caesar Salad with Garlic-Parmesan Toasts

I love a really well made Caesar salad. Super cold crisp romaine tossed in garlicky dressing and topped with crusty croutons. Pair that with a really good steak and I can do it every day. But making your own traditional Caesar dressing can be tricky, as I learned. My ex-neighbors dad once made the most… 

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Bacon, Apple and Swiss Breakfast Pizza - super yummy breakfast or dinner pizza | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Bacon, Apple, and Swiss Breakfast Pizza

Whoever came up with breakfast pizza is a genius. It’s practically a whole breakfast on a slice of bread. You have your bread, vegetables, fruit, meat and dairy. I think that covers all the food groups. Right? No wonder, why pizza is so popular. There are a gazillion recipes for different type of pizzas and… 

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Apple Sour Cream Coffee Cake - moist, sweet coffee cake perfect along with glass of cold milk or coffee. Yum-O! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Apple Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Happy Hump Day! I’m not sure about you guys but I need a little pick me up this week. It’s been kinda of a long week and honestly I’m looking forward to a long Labor Day weekend. The last summer hooray! Ugh. Don’t think I’m ready to pack up my white jeans just yet but… 

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PB&J and Granola Dip - only 5 ingredients and 20 min prep! Just like pb&j sandwich | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

PB&J and Granola Dip

I’ve come to really love peanut butter with apples thanks to my five year. That’s been his favorite evening snack lately and has rubbed off on me as well. Plus I can’t live without pink lady apples. I believe they are truly the best! Super crisp, super sweet and super pink. So when you combine… 

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Chopped Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut-Chili Vinaigrette - just like Panera's Thai Chicken Salad but homemade and healthier | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut-Chili Vinaigrette

I love a good salad. For as long as I can remember, salad has always been my go to for lunch and sometimes even dinner. You can’t go wrong with a bowl full of crispy lettuce, crunchy fresh vegetables and homemade vinaigrette. You can make a salad pretty much out of anything. I remember during… 

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