Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Almond Brown Sugar Pound Cake

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I admit that I have not been baking very much lately.  Still spending lots of time in the kitchen but I’ve been on this balance kick and tons of butter and sugar can hinder that goal a bit.  I have been trying to create some more wholesome recipes that...

Monday, August 1, 2011

Summer Saturdays

blueberry pancakes

I’m taking life in right now.  Yesterday (Saturday), Paul and I had such a fun day.  He has been working extremely hard.  The week before last, he worked about 60 hours.  On Friday of this week, he worked about 15.  That was in addition to the 40+ that he...

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

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*Updated: This post was featured as a guest post on Flex Your Food.  Check it out here.* Are you ready for guacamole-pasta?  What’s not to love?!  Summer screams guacamole to me.  I’ve made this several times and I think I love it more and more each time.  The texture...

Monday, July 25, 2011

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I decided that I needed to step away from peanut butter, oats, and blueberries for a while. I think it probably seems like my diet consists solely of those ingredients but I promise it doesn’t!  I really don’t eat everything that I bake; I give most of it away. ...

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Blueberry Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars

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Here I go with blueberries and oatmeal again.  I just can’t help it; blueberries are so good right now.  I love combining them with oatmeal.  This sweet treat is actually somewhat healthy.  No butter, no oil, very little sugar but packed with flavor and good-for-you blueberries.  You can learn...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Summer Cous Cous Salad

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My life has needed some balance lately. After so many of these, these and these, I am craving some health food.  The problem is that baked goods are so much more fun to create and photograph.  I do eat a fairly balanced diet it’s just that most of the...