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Crazy for Crust
Monster Cookie Bars

Jul 5, 2016
Monster Cookie Bars

With or without ice cream and hot fudge, these Monster Cookie Bars are sure to be a hit! Peanut butter, M&Ms, oatmeal…they’re the trifecta of perfect cookie bar. When I was in the throes of toddlerhood, I would never have guessed the challenges of parenting an older kid. Jordan is now 11 (and a...

Stealth Cooking
Sweet ‘n Spicy Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Jul 4, 2016
Sweet ‘n Spicy Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

These skewered shrimp are bathed in a sweet and spicy sauce. To increase the potency of the spices, marinate the shrimp in some of the sauce for about 10 minutes before you skewer and grill them. To decrease the potency, skip the marinade step and only...

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Foods for the Soul
13 Must Try Clean Eating Cookie Recipes

13 Must Try Clean Eating Cookie Recipes

My favorite guilt-free cookie recipes! They’re made with no butter, refined flour or sugar—yet still taste just as incredible as traditional indulgent cookies!     Throughout my early childhood, my mom pulled out the flour, sugar, and hand mixer from the pantry about once a month, at most. On those afternoons, my brother and...

Baked Bree
How to Have a Lobster Bake at Home

Jul 3, 2016
How to Have a Lobster Bake at Home

I teach you how to have a lobster bake at home. This is an ideal meal for entertaining. Make ahead, easy clean up, and LOBSTER!  Summer in New England means one thing – LOBSTER! From June until September we have a lot of house guests. It’s funny, we’ve lived all over the country and...

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Crazy for Crust
French Silk Cupcakes

Jul 3, 2016
French Silk Cupcakes

If you love French Silk as much as I do, these cupcakes are for you: an easy chocolate cupcake filled with eggless french silk, topped with whipped cream and a pie crust chip! Remember those French Silk Brownies? Well, I made these cupcakes right around the same time I made those. I took tons...

Foods for the Soul
Sunday Spotlight

Sunday Spotlight

  This past spring, two ladies asked if I’d speak to a group of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at two different middle schools in my hometown, sharing how I became a full-time food blogger and created my own business called Amy’s Healthy Baking. Completely flattered by their requests, I put together a...

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Baked Bree
Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies

Jul 2, 2016
Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies

Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies are a cross between a cookie and a pie. Change out the fruit to make any kind of hand pie you like.  A lot of times when I bake, I bake in bulk. What I mean is that if I am working on a project or something for a...

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Foods for the Soul
Vanilla Espresso Almond Butter

Jun 30, 2016
Vanilla Espresso Almond Butter

An easy recipe for creamy homemade almond butter with the flavors of rich espresso and warm vanilla. You just need 4 ingredients and a blender—so simple!     This past Memorial Day, my dad and I set our alarms to ring before the crack of dawn, and we climbed into the car shortly after...

Cavegrrl
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

Jun 30, 2016
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

OK ladies! Grab your girlfriends and “party like a mother”! The movie Bad Moms opens at Studio Movie Grill on July 28th, and they are hosting the ultimate playdate for all moms throughout the run of the movie. Here’s the deal and there are two price levels:  1. Get together a group of 10...

Crazy for Crust
19 Party Punch Cocktail Recipes

Jun 30, 2016
19 Party Punch Cocktail Recipes

Looking for a cocktail recipe for your next party? I’ve got you covered: 19 boozy Party Punch Cocktail Recipes that will satisfy everyone! I’ll admit it: I’m a girl who likes a cocktail. Loves, rather. It’s not a party in my mind if I don’t have a cocktail in one hand and a cookie...

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