Tag Archives: Baking

Cool Weather = Warm Muffins!

Yes, I have to admit it…warm weather has slowed to a crawl, and cooler weather has me ready to hibernate until Spring. On these cool mornings, I sure don’t want to get out of bed and put my toes on … Continue reading

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Healthy Hearty Muffins – Is This Breakfast or a Snack?

Homemade healthy muffins are a fave around our house. Not just because of the yummy scent that permeates the house in the morning, or that they are hot from the oven, or that cold Greek yogurt tastes SO good on top….or…shall … Continue reading

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Oat-Crusted Pecan Pie – What a Twist!

As a lover of traditional ooey gooey pecan pie (especially since Hubby is the maker of said pies), this recipe  offered a pleasant and healthy oat crust option that just begged to be baked. Since it’s the holiday season, and is indeed … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Idea – Pumpkin Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

Who on your holiday gift list would turn down a warm-from-the-oven batch of Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins, (I added chopped chocolate pieces) complete with gift wrap (aka: a pretty kitchen towel), paired with a jar of something good to top off a dozen delectable little creations? Well, … Continue reading

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Step Away from the Mini Loaves!

You know you are in big trouble when you try a new pound cake recipe, take one bite, and can hardly control eating one ENTIRE loaf? Well….perk up, pound cake lovers…this one’s for you….good thing it’s healthy! Mini Pineapple Pound … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Cinnamon Pear Loaf Cake

Talk about a stunner for dessert! This recipe, from BHG.com, takes the cake…catch that pun?…haha!……Quick, easy, and made with ingredients most of us keep on hand, your guests will thank you for this one. (And, hopefully, there will be leftovers … Continue reading

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Could You Ever Get Tired of Eating Cookies?

Yesterday I continued down that seasonal path of baking cookies. Normally, cookies are not in my repertoire, since there are actual recipes that one must follow….I know….hard to improvise when baking. Yes, both recipes are a bit healthy – yet … Continue reading

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Nuts About Banana-Nut-Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

The title says it all…here’s the outcome and yes, this one tastes as good as it gets! Super quick, super easy bread recipe from Eating Well  is definitely a “keeper” for the recipe file. What really “makes” this so tasty and different … Continue reading

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Holiday Gifts From The Kitchen

One of our favorite things about the holidays is that we have the opportunity to share “goodies” from our kitchen with friends. And in doing so, our friends get to think they are eating decadent goodies, all the while knowing … Continue reading

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Herbed Biscuits with Spiral Sliced Ham

Our tradition is to host a New Year’s Eve party each year, and invite friends over for “Just 5 minutes or Even 5 hours”…..whichever they prefer. Some folks pop in for a few bites, visit with the group, then off … Continue reading

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