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Challah Cinnamon Rolls

February 3, 2015

You should know from my post on Jackie’s challah bread that my love for challah runs deep. I’ve made a couple of loaves this year already and then the other day I did something kind of crazy and kind of genius. I turned my lovely challah dough into a batch of sweet and sticky cinnamon [...]

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Banana Bread Muffins

March 12, 2013

Homemade banana bread is one of those things that I can never get enough of. I love making it and almost all the bananas that enter my house get baked into a batch. There are a lot of great banana bread recipes out there, but my current favorite is this recipe from Alexandra’s Kitchen, which [...]

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Whole Grain Yogurt Biscuits {with Honey}

June 15, 2012

My little sister started baking before I had the slightest interest in it. She had a passion for it from a very young age, while I just dabbled in it as a kid. So growing up, I was able to pick up a few tips and tidbits from her and it has undoubtedly influenced my [...]

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Baked Oatmeal {with Bananas and Blackberries}

May 29, 2012

I have loved oatmeal ever since I was a little kid. I grew up making those little instant packets for breakfast before school (the maple and brown sugar ones were my favorite). But now that I’m an adult, I like making the real stuff. Real oatmeal to me is always old-fashioned oats and is always [...]

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Simple Banana Pancakes

April 27, 2012

I made this batch of pancakes a few weeks back for dinner. It was a breakfast for dinner situation—something that I like to do every once in awhile. I also cooked up some breakfast sausage to go alongside and let me tell you, I didn’t hear one complaint from my husband about the lack of [...]

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Almond Coconut Granola

March 29, 2012

My mother and father-in-law were in town for a week and just left this past Tuesday. We had a lot of fun taking them around Houston and showing them our new life here. Just last April they were visiting us in our tiny one-bedroom apartment in New York, so their visit really brought to life [...]

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Yogurt Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

December 11, 2011

It’s been a great weekend. With Michael Buble’s Christmas album and a stash of peppermint bark fueling us for the last two days, Andrew and I managed to knock out almost all of our Christmas shopping. I’m feeling pretty good about everything we got and am even more excited for Christmas to get here now [...]

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Healthier Banana Crumb Muffins

November 21, 2011

Since it will be an indulgent week, I wanted to make something on the healthier side. These banana crumb muffins are delicious and will be great to have on hand when my parents get into town tomorrow for Thanksgiving. They are made with white whole wheat flour, agave nectar, and heart healthy canola oil instead [...]

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Sunday Morning Pancakes

October 2, 2011

I like to think of myself as an expert when it comes to pancakes. I have made tons of pancakes over the years and they are one of my favorites things to make. These pancakes have become one of my go-to pancakes and I like to call them “Sunday Morning Pancakes” because they are easy [...]

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French Breakfast Puffs

September 28, 2011

There’s nothing more comforting than a homemade hot breakfast. And on the weekends, they are an absolute must. I usually default to making pancakes, but I like to switch things up every once in awhile and this recipe does the trick. These French Breakfast Puffs are so yummy; they’ve been added to my “make often” [...]