These cinnamon-raisin banana bread blondies are BANANAS. The little bars of heaven include some of my favorite things and leave out all the bad stuff! There’s no refined sugar or flour, and there’s a secret ingredient . . .
I have always been very curious about learning how to make things from scratch. As a teenager, this was much to my mother’s chagrin. She wasn’t too fond of buying random ingredients for one recipe or another, but one time I convinced her to let me try making jam from scratch.
Don’t get me wrong—it tasted amazing. But it was SO labor intensive. I stood by the stove, stirring constantly, for what seemed. like. days. It called for pectin, and an insane amount of sugar. Needless to say I haven’t made that recipe again. Continue reading
Confession: Sometimes I eat just sweet potato fries for dinner. It sounds kind of sad, but honestly it’s one of my favorite, easy weeknight dinners! The last thing I want to do when I get home from work and I’m hangry is think about what to make for dinner. Continue reading
Slow-cooker oatmeal is one of my meal-planning musts! Every Sunday I make a batch of this banana bread slow-cooker oatmeal (or pumpkin oatmeal! Or cherry vanilla oatmeal!). It’s incredibly creamy, and reheats perfectly throughout the week for a mid-morning snack that keeps me full till lunch.
These. Almonds. Are. Bomb. The original recipe appeared in the October 2014 issue of Bon Appétit Magazine, and that month I made them for a party I was hosting. Everyone absolutely loved them! One guest even said he’d pay for nuts like these. Quite the compliment for a home cook!
Since they were such a hit, I decided to make them again when attending a 2015 New Year’s Eve party. Once again they were well-received, so even though I didn’t develop this recipe myself, I wanted to share how to find the recipe so you can make them too! Continue reading
I don’t even know what to say … these are utterly incredible and YOU HAVE TO MAKE THEM! Savory crepes are my new favorite thing and you should seriously, try them for yourself!
The lovely Stephanie Meyer of Fresh Tart invited me to her home to show me how easy it is to make crêpes. I couldn’t believe how simple these were to pull together, let alone the how good they taste! We devoured one cold after taking photos and had no complaints whatsoever. This recipe is THAT GOOD. Continue reading
I know I don’t need to say much about avocado toast because this is one of about 15,000,000 recipes for it on the internet, but I really like this version, so I wanted to share it! Avocado toast is just the best, isn’t it?!