Category Archives: Recipes

Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta Olive and Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta


  Before having kids, my husband and I LOVED to eat out during the holidays.  (To be fair….we have always loved to eat out…. but it seems especially nice during the holidays.) However, since having kids, eating out has become…well…ummm….interesting?  Creative?  Hard? Also, as our family has grown, so has my desire to make sure…
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Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns


Man.  I must really be into breakfast lately.  My last post was all about breakfast and now this. I guess since my last post was savory, it makes sense that this one is sweet. My family loves sweet rolls.  I usually make them for special occasions.  Before I got into cooking from scratch and reading…
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Savory Breakfast Braid Savory Breakfast Braid


You all know that I try to make as much of our food from scratch, with natural, wholesome ingredients, as I can.  During the holiday season this can be difficult (especially when you add a newborn into the equation!).  Time is short, schedules are busy, guests are visiting and things fall through the cracks.  However, I’m…
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Homemade Crackers – Parmesan Oregano Homemade Crackers – Parmesan Oregano


Who doesn’t like a good cracker? I will admit.  A store bought cracker can be pretty delicious.  However, they are generally highly processed and include all sorts of yucky ingredients that I wouldn’t want to eat.  That said, I’ve been testing out cracker recipes (and using my new magimix food processor – http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/magimix-5200xl-16-cup-food-processor/ to do…
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Banana Cookies – Just 2 Ingredients! Banana Cookies – Just 2 Ingredients!


You’re dubious.  I know.  Allow me to convince you. Believe me.  I get where you’re coming from.  I was dubious two.  I mean…. 2 ingredients?  Amazing?  Cookie?  These words HARDLY go together, right? But hear me out.  You don’t have much to lose.  Give it a try and I promise, you’ll be as impressed with…
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Lemon Lavender Bars Lemon Lavender Bars


You guys all know by now that I love lavender.  I posted about my top 10 uses for lavender not too long ago. Two more things that I love are dessert and lemons.  Lemonade is one of my favorite drinks.  So, when I ran across the idea of making lemon bars with a hint of…
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