Tag: almond

Rocky Road Brownies

Rocky Road Brownies

The road to self-improvement is a rocky one, full of ruts and potholes, mudslides and blockages. Oftentimes, you wonder if you’ll arrive at your destination. Should you turn around and go back? Is this even a path you should pursue? It’s never quite as easy as we anticipate.

I’m up to day 21 of my …

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Almond Clementine Bundt Cake

almond clementine bundt cake

You know Old Man Winter will be here soon when the crates of clementines start making their appearance at grocery stores. Winter time is clementine time, and I am grateful for them. Easily peeled little bursts of flavor, they’re inexpensive and well-loved by my spawn. We have them in the fridge as long as we can …

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Sandy is coming and there’s nowhere to hide.

For the second year in a row, Connecticut will be receiving abnormal weather at the end of October, disrupting Halloween and wreaking havoc on homes everywhere. At this point, there is still some dispute as to what exactly awaits us, but all are clear: there will …

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Coconut Nut Balls

Coconut Nut Balls

Life is flying by these days at an impressive rate. Just when I think I may be able to catch up, grasp the moment and wring everything possible out of it, I”m falling behind again, watching it all whiz on by.

Like the month of October. It seems like it was only yesterday that I …

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Chocolate Granola Bars

Chocolate Granola Bars

Another school year means another year of getting creative with lunchboxes. Granted, the little guy is in Kindergarten, so he’s not technically there for lunch every day, but they have snack time (and my daughter has afternoon snack in addition to lunch!), so we have a full house of lunch on the go to prepare.

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Guest Posting at Food Babbles Today!

almond chocolate chunk biscotti

Remember Kate at Food Babbles? How could you not! She’s my First on the First co-host and she’s become quite the friend over the last half year, too.

Kate recently welcomed a bundle of joy to her family and she asked me to write a guest post for her blog. Me! Of course I jumped …

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Kitchen Sink Chocolate Chip Cookies

kitchen sink cookies

Sometimes you feel like a nut. Maybe a walnut or a pecan.  And chocolate chips. Come to think of it, peanut butter chips sound good, too! In fact, you want to cram it all in, getting as much bang for your buck as possible in every freakin’ bite. Know what? These are the cookies for …

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Be Joyous – Black Bottom Coconut Bars

Be Joyous Bars

It’s been a heck of a last few days. New York last Friday was fantastic and I can’t wait to return–although I can wait to consume mass quantities of baked goods for a while. But I got a little run down after a whole day in the City with the kids. Then Saturday was spent …

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