Mini Banana Bread & Recipe


Hi everyone- So excited to share this mini banana bread.  It’s the perfect size for banana bread on the go.  I purchased a Pampered Chef brownie pan in December (let’s call it a Christmas gift to myself). I have yet to use it for brownies, but I am loving the mini square shapes for breads.  I [Read more…]

Breakfast Bundt Rolls


These cinnamon rolls are from the recipe of a dear friend.  She coaches me at least  a few times a year on recipes when I either have a mishap or can’t find the recipe!  These are perfect because you prepare them the night before and then bake the next morning! My family loves these during [Read more…]

Halloween Spider Donuts


Hi there- I have seen these all over Pinterest this year and they are too  cute. The ingredient list is short and the cute factor is huge. Here’s what you need: Chocolate  cake donuts (I used Hostess- in the bread aisle at Target), green M&M’s, roundish shaped pretzels, frosting to attach the M&M’s.

Mason Jar Breakfast on the Go

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Hi there- Anyone failing or falling behind on the back to school year promises of a home cooked  breakfast everyday!  After 4 days my boys were grabbing cereal and a juice box.  This is a part of my breakfast everyday. My Go-To Breakfast is made with dry oatmeal, Greek yogurt, blueberries and a sprinkle of chopped nuts.  Chopped [Read more…]

Chopped Nuts.. Sneaking in Protein !


Oh… I had so many titles running through my head for this post,  but I just didn’t have the …. guts.  This post is about getting more real food into your diet without tripling your calories.    So I came up with this trick during the holidays when I had my nut chopper out for a [Read more…]

Thanks and Giving Banana Bread

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Print Thanks and Giving Banana Bread Recipe type: Banana Bread   Ingredients 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed ⅓ cup melted butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1½ cups flour I split the flour evenly between unbleached and wheat Shh.. don’t tell the kids.. or my [Read more…]

Apple Popper Muffins

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I got this recipe from  Maryann at Domestically Speaking!  I knew I would make it because I had all the ingredients on hand!  That never happens!  I made some tweaks, not twerks,  on her original recipe because, as she warned, we popped those into our mouths quicker than  M&M’s.  She warned us!  So I decided [Read more…]

No Bake Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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I have been on a search for an alternative to the boxes and boxes of granola bars that take up space in my pantry. And, with all of the preservatives they could stay in the pantry for many years!   So a quick search lead me to this recipe at  KATIE’S CUCINA.  Here is my [Read more…]

Fruit Baskets


How cute are these fruit baskets made from oranges? I found the idea from this book here.  It is filled with lots of kid friendly ideas! For this I used the fruit I had on hand!  I did pick up the oranges and a few extra because I am not the most adept at visualizing [Read more…]