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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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Blueberry Tea Cake

There is nothing better than a cheeky breakfast or snack cake hanging around over the weekend. I loved the concept of this Blueberry Tea Cake from Daphne Oz, but it fell a little flat. Details below. Rating: B How to make it an A+:…

April 23, 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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Chunky Banana Bran Muffins

Looking for a high-fiber snack on the go? Try these Chunky Banana Bran Muffins from Ina Garten. They’re great when I’m on the move, perfect for an afternoon coffee break, and extra-tasty when served under Greek yogurt, strawberries and honey for a breakfast at…

July 18, 2020
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Make-Ahead Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

Okay, these Make-Ahead Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars from Real Simple magazine, are WAY. TOO. GOOD. I’ve unfortunately found a way to justify them as a breakfast, snack, and dessert, oh well. They are reasonably healthy if you ignore all the butter. I used the…

April 25, 2020
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Banana Bread

I love, love, love this bread. I’ve actually made it twice in a very short period of time. While the jury is still out on the Magnolia Table cookbook (some recipes are unhealthy messes), this Banana Bread is great. Details below! Rating: A+ How…

April 2, 2020