All posts tagged: Food

Delicioso: A Simple Cinnamon Chips Recipe Perfect For the Afternoon Snack Appetite

Originally posted on A Color Pop Life:
Today was a good day – the kids went back to school for the winter holiday break, and there was something back in my air of calmness and control.  I think by lunchtime I was feeling a bit of guilt in my inner happiness for having the day just to myself … I wondered how their first day back was, and if they were spending the majority of their day happy, too. I had an idea – I’ll make them something sweet, but unique, for an afternoon school snack!  These cinnamon chips instantly came to mind because cinnamon is the aroma that tends to find itself in many things over the winter period … and us Texans love our chips!  And, voila … it didn’t take much to decide this was THE snack 🙂 With ingredients you probably have already in the refrigerator, this 15-minute recipe is delicioso … in fact, I had to make 3 batches because I had to eat the entire first batch myself … making sure…

Cookies While You Sleep: The Fluffiest Meringue Cookies That Make You Feel Like You’re Eating Clouds!

Hello Friend!  I cannot tell a lie … I literally was led to believe at a young age that there were cookies that would magically form into perfect, confection clouds while I was sleeping … and dreaming of sugar plum fairies of course 🙂  Anytime I would ask my baking queen grandmother what these droplets of pure white were called, she was always quick to reply, “Cookies while you sleep”.  I never doubted anything she said, and went on my merry little life always  believing these cookies needed the same dosage of sleep as I did, 8 hours, in order to meet their perfect state.  How could I challenge such a beautiful concept that the lightest, fluffiest cookies would be waiting for me upon sunrise!     Some thirty odd years later I actually had a moment of nostalgia and realized I wanted to make those cookies and was growing frustrated that no one … literally NO ONE … had heard of these.  I somewhat got used to the dismissive, awkward eyes that nudged me off …