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The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Scones

Jul 26, 2016
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Scones

An easy recipe for tender scones bursting with fresh juicy blueberries. Ready in just 30 minutes & much healthier than traditional recipes—but you’d never know it with how tender & buttery they taste!     In my college town, a combination pizzeria and bakery sat on the very edge of downtown, right next to...

Crazy for Crust
Lemonade Prosecco Punch

Jul 26, 2016
Lemonade Prosecco Punch

If you’re over 21 then you must rush to the kitchen and make this Lemonade Prosecco Punch for your next party. Thanks to GiltCity.com and La Marca Prosecco, I’m bringing you a simple party punch that all the adults will LOVE! Okay, my friends. Are you feeling the heat of summer yet? It’s the...

Foods for the Soul
Strawberry Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

Jul 24, 2016
Strawberry Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies that taste just like banana bread! They’re full of sweet fruity flavors & just 95 calories—but they don’t taste healthy at all!     Last weekend, my brother and his best friend briefly stopped by my house on their way up to the mountains. They planned on...

Foods for the Soul
Sunday Spotlight

Jul 23, 2016
Sunday Spotlight

  Last weekend, after hearing music blasting from my neighbor’s stereo for nearly three hours in a row, everything from The Lion King and Phantom of the Opera soundtracks to Katy Perry and Britney Spears, I walked over and knocked on their front door. When the father pulled it open, I politely asked if...

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Crazy for Crust
Come See Me at Pinners Conference AZ!

Jul 23, 2016
Come See Me at Pinners Conference AZ!

Hi everyone! I have some exciting news: I’m going to be a presenter at the Pinners Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona this October. Will you come say hello?? Have you heard of Pinners Conference & Expo? It’s not just for bloggers! Pinners is two events in one: a collection of over 90 classes taught by...

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Foods for the Soul
Healthy 5-Ingredient Trail Mix Granola

Jul 21, 2016
Healthy 5-Ingredient Trail Mix Granola

An easy recipe for healthy granola full of crunchy clusters that requires just a few minutes of prep! This granola has already become a pantry staple in our house!     Last April, I flew to Michigan for the Fresh Coast Retreat (← click over to there if you want to see my life behind...

Crazy for Crust
No Bake Cheesecake Truffles (3 ways)

Jul 21, 2016
No Bake Cheesecake Truffles (3 ways)

That’s right, my friends. I turned one of my favorite desserts into NO BAKE Cheesecake Truffles, made three ways. You can roll them in graham cracker crumbs, dip them in chocolate, or fry them carnival style. When you can’t commit to an entire cheesecake, these truffles are exactly what you need. This weekend my...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Quinoa Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten Free)

Jul 20, 2016
Quinoa Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten Free)

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Who doesn’t love a rich, chocolatey treat every now and then? I know I do! Long ago and far away I discovered that quinoa can be used as a replacement for flour in many cake recipes. Sure, it changes the texture a bit but not in a negative way. In...

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Foods for the Soul
Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Jul 19, 2016
Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

An easy recipe for guilt-free chocolate chip cookies made in the crockpot! Sweet, chocolaty, almost-fudgy-like-brownies bliss… Nobody ever believes these are healthy!     Although most people scattered as soon as finals week finished, I stayed in my college town after my sophomore year and worked in an organic chemistry research lab. Every weekday...

Baked Bree
Back to School Tips with Better Homes and Gardens

Jul 19, 2016
Back to School Tips with Better Homes and Gardens

10 Back to School Tips to get your family started on the happiest and healthiest school year yet.  If you haven’t had the chance to pick up the August issue of Better Homes and Gardens yet, you should! You will see my face and my back to school tips. It’s pretty exciting seeing yourself...

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