Pumpkin Banana Muffins

A transitional muffin to get you in the mood for fall – with chocolate chips, of course!!

Pumpkin Banana Muffins -- A transitional muffin to get you in the mood for fall - with chocolate chips, of course!!

Happy unofficial start to fall, My Cooking Spot readers! This is Megan – The Emotional Baker and I’m back this month with a great muffin to ease you into fall baking.


Although I haven’t started baking with pumpkin this season, I can feel the itch coming on. (I actually made these in May!!) [Read more…]

Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza

This Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza is a tasty, vegetarian lunch or light dinner ready in less than 30 minutes

Flatbread Pizza

August is not a month people are known to pull out the apron and cook all day in the kitchen. Back to school, end of summer, crazy heat, it all points to “please don’t make me spend over 30 minutes in the kitchen”


With that in mind, I made some pizza. Probably one of my favorite meals to make when I have no time or no desire to cook. [Read more…]

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Delicious roasted vegetables plus flavorful blue cheese tossed with quinoa makes for a tasty and nourishing side dish or light meal

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Roasted vegetables are my favorite things on Earth. I could eat roasted vegetables every day, and pretty much every vegetable tastes good roasted. Ok, so not celery but every other one I can think of is delicious.


They’re basically person. Roasted vegetables are simple to make. They taste great, and it’s super easy to eat a lot of vegetables in one sitting since the vegetables cook down so much. You can add them to so many things to improve the taste and nourishing benefits… grilled cheese, salsa, sauce, soup, and hummus. Yay for more veggies! [Read more…]

Healthy Ranch Dressing

Make this Healthy Ranch Dressing to use on your favorite salad or as a dip for veggies.

You won’t go back to store-bought ranch dressing once you see how easy it is to make this healthy version! It’s perfect for salads or as a dip for veggies. [Read more…]