baking

Cardboard Muffins

March 26, 2014
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You know how Grape Nuts can taste like moving boxes? Unless you microwave them with milk, and then they are seriously heaven. Well, this stuff – even with a nuking – still tastes pretty stiff. So I decided to make them into muffins. Soak a cup in a cup of Almond Milk for 5 minutes. […]

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Scallion Pancake Bread

March 4, 2014
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Did you know March 4th is National Pancake Day?  While the rest of the world brings you little circles of celebration, I’m going to use pancake mix in a whole new way.  Ready? Take two cups, combine it with some scallions and leftover Queso Fresco… …then pour it into a loaf pan and stud the […]

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A Tale of Two Bread Puddings

February 25, 2014
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For Friday’s Ladies’ Night, I made two different types of bread pudding. One utilizing La Brea Bakery’s classic Chocolate Sour Cherry… …and the other was a Gluten-Free Version, finishing up a bag of white bread. Both were dairy free. I used Nourishing Joy’s Slow Cooker Bread Pudding recipe (subbing coconut milk and adding chocolate)… …and […]

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Stuffed Chocolate

January 8, 2014
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Even though Christmas is over, the stockings are still getting stuffed… …and so are the chocolates! Lindt sent a few from their Hello My Name Is line, plus A POUND OF PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLES. You guys didn’t “know” me when I used to make New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight or cut out sugar. I […]

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Trader Joe’s Gingerbread Muffins

December 6, 2013
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Thank you for the encouragement regarding my blogging decision. Support is appreciated – especially from peeps who have been with me since the beginning. I think some may have misunderstood and thought I was shutting down – quite the contrary – I’m still very much here! Been doing a lot of food prep in the […]

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