This no oil or butter banana bread recipe has been a favorite with both my coworkers and neighbors. All natural apple sauce is used to create this very easy, chocolatey, moist banana bread. I created this recipe while on maternity leave and now it's my go to recipe. The brown sugar and cinnamon really adds depth to the bread. Derrick thinks that I purposely let bananas get super ripe just to make banana bread. There may some truth to that... Continue reading →
It's the holiday season and granola is a fun treat to make to share with your friends and family. It can be packaged in cute mason jars for gifting and the best part is that's easy to make. This holiday granola is punched up with aromatic nutmeg and cinnamon which are are the perfect holiday spices. Pecans, cranberries, dates, maple syrup and white chocolate chips adds texture and a touch of sweetness to the granola. The scent of it baking just makes the house smell festive. Continue reading →
Blueberry Almond Biscotti is so easy to make and they require very few ingredients. Many of the ingredients are regular things that you will find in your pantry, such as butter, flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder, extract and some sort of dried fruit or nuts. It's simple to make but it does requires time and patience since it is twice baked after all. Derrick loves blueberries and almonds, so I thought I would incorporate those into the biscotti. It's a great combination and it's a fun treat anytime of the day. Continue reading →
Summer is almost over and what better way to celebrate the last few days than with a loaf of tropical coconut banana bread? The sweet ripe bananas and rich toasted coconut flakes make for an incredibly moist and flavorful quick bread. It's easy to make and simply delicious!
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Summertime is upon us, so what better way to enjoy your coffee than as a creamy, velvety ice blended frappe with an absolutely addictive combination of flavors. We've come to love this quick and easy Raspberry Hazelnut Frappe. Its a decadent ice blended coffee drink that will transport you to the streets of Italy with its notes of rich chocolate, lush raspberry and fragrant hazelnut. Continue reading →