Breakfast, Muffins & Smoothies, Delicious Desserts, Organic Living & Recipes

Chocolate Chip-Almond Butter Muffins

We recently found out that our youngest has multiple food allergies to wheat, bananas, egg whites, tomatoes and peanuts. Today I baked my first batch of coconut flour muffins for her to sample, and I have to say, I was pretty impressed with how coconut flour works! I have always wanted to try baking with various flours. I’ve done a few …

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Maple-Pecan Waffles

Most mornings, we tend to eat a healthy breakfast — smoothies, eggs, oatmeal. But every once in a while, it’s so delightful to indulge in a dessert-style breakfast! Maybe something like Maple-Pecan Waffles — where the waffles are soft inside with a buttery-crisp exterior and the maple-pecan syrup drizzles from each layer with additional pecans on top for delicious texture. Sounds good …

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Cheesy-Bacon Egg Bake

In addition to being some of the most wonderful women you could ever meet, the ladies at our church are very well-known for their phenomenal cooking — especially on Easter Sunday! We have a tradition of gathering early to share Easter breakfast together, and for those interested in cooking/baking, several recipes are available if you don’t have a particular dish in mind. …

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Beverages, Breakfast, Muffins & Smoothies, Organic Living & Recipes

Blackberry-Honey Smoothie

As I’ve mentioned before, I love smoothies! They’re incredibly versatile — perfect for breakfast, a snack or a refreshing pick-me-up. This smoothie is smooth and delicious — reminiscent of summer with a slice of homemade blackberry pie or ice-cream. The added benefit is that blackberries are highly nutritious and an excellent source of fiber. Blackberry-Honey Smoothie *I prefer to use all …

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Honey Pecan – Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love the flavor of candied pecans as well as the combination of chocolate with pecans, so I’ve tried to incorporate all three flavors into this new muffin recipe. These are great for a snack, light dessert or sweet breakfast. I hope you’ll give them a try and let me know how you like them! Honey Pecan – Chocolate Chip …

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Homemade Marshmallows with Sweetima’s Creamy Thick Hot Chocolate

Winter time naturally brings such fond memories of hot chocolate with marshmallows — sipping this creamy treat in a favorite mug while cuddling with your kiddos, watching the falling snow or listening to treasured Christmas carols is a wonderful way to stay cozy and warm! About a year ago, I tried making my own marshmallows, and to me, the results were nothing …

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Peanut Butter & Honey-Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ahh, muffins. For me, they rank right up there with smoothies for breakfast or a tasty treat! When I was a young girl, my mom would make toast for me with butter, peanut butter and a sweet swirl of honey on top — it’s still one of my (and my mom’s) favorite ways to dress up toast. Peanut butter and …

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Pioneer Woman’s “Autumn-inspired” Baked French Toast

Pioneer Woman’s “Autumn-Inspired” Baked French Toast  My daughters and I greatly enjoy watching the Pioneer Woman. For starters, her recipes are fabulous, and there’s something soothing about watching her cook from her family’s ranch while her adorable dogs, Charlie and Walter, meander throughout the kitchen. On a busy day, I love finding recipes that are equally delicious and easy to …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

I love smoothies! Love, love, love ’em! They are great for a quick breakfast, snack or treat and are very satisfying. This smoothie is one of my all-time favorites! Inspired by Silk Smoothies Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie In a blender, add the following ingredients — 1 cup dark chocolate almond milk 1 cup ice 1 large banana 2 tablespoons cocoa …

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