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Afternoon Snack

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Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon

I am practicing no added sugar January, so I tried out these Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon, from Real Simple magazine, for a sweet afternoon treat. But, they were a little too sweet for me. See below! Rating: C+ How to make it an…

January 14, 2024
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Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars

These Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars, from Real Simple, are my new sweet treat to gift! The puréed dates give the bars a brownie texture, and with the hints of chocolate, you’re not sure what you’re eating! This creative recipe is just delicious. Rating: A+ How to…

August 10, 2023
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Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf

This Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf, from AllRecipes, is a nice and simple cake that can be served any time of day! A brunch side, a cheeky breakfast, an afternoon snack, dessert–SURE! Why not. Rating: A How to make it an A+: This is…

July 9, 2023
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Matcha-Almond Croissants

Aren’t these Matcha-Almond Croissants pretty? This Food Network Magazine recipe was great for a cheeky breakfast, but also to wow a brunch, alongside an afternoon coffee, or anytime, really! Rating: A How to make it an A+: I don’t actually need the matcha in…

June 22, 2023
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Matcha-Almond Banana Bread

Where are my matcha lovers?! I changed up a classic and am here to share Matcha-Almond Banana Bread! Natural sugars only, gluten-free, super-moist, and full of flavor! Enjoy! Recipe: Makes: 1 8.5×4.5 Loaf, serves 6-8 Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time, Including Cooking and…

March 26, 2022
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Apple Fritter Bread

Apple season is in full swing over here! We are baking up a storm with all the apples we brought home from the orchard. While this Apple Fritter Bread, from Better Homes & Gardens, doesn’t use up many, it’s still a great treat to…

October 17, 2021
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Sweet Corn and Thyme Cornbread Cake

Love a breakfast cake you can just have kicking around the house all weekend! This Sweet Corn and Thyme Cornbread Cake from AllRecipes magazine, hit the notes of summer with fresh corn, thyme, and some sweet lemon curd! Delish! Rating: A How to make…

September 3, 2021
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Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread

After a brief kitchen construction and childbirth break, I’m BACK! Here we have a tasty Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread from Real Simple! Details and recipe below! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s really good! Reliable. I’d like a bit of…

July 6, 2021
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Baked Apple Chips

The girls were eating the orchard apples faster than I could bake with them, but I did get to sneak away a bunch for a couple new recipes. First up, these Baked Apple Chips from Whole Foods. They take a few hours, but they…

October 11, 2020
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Blueberry-Buttermilk Muffins

Sundays are for baking! Especially on a rainy one like today! Give your weekend a boost with these Blueberry-Buttermilk Muffins from Real Simple magazine! Details below. Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: These are tasty, but I am not a lemon-zest-in-my-blueberry-muffins kind…

August 16, 2020