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Nana Recipe Wednesday–Oat Bran Banana Muffins

Apr 23, 2014

Yes folks, for several straight weeks Nana has not shown up for recipe duty but that is my fault.  Or my work’s fault, since I am always working.  But I’m working so much with PURPOSE!  I am taking 5 (YES FIVE) vacations this summer and I need the extra dough and comp time in...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Oatmeal

Apr 22, 2014
Skinny Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Oatmeal

An easy recipe for a healthy bowl of oatmeal that tastes like a sweet slice of cheesecake! Low fat, low calorie, but incredibly filling & satisfying.     Over the past week, I’ve been lacking a little in the sleep department. The sun starts streaming in through our window at a fairly early hour,...

Crazy for Crust
Almond Sweet Rolls

Apr 22, 2014
Almond Sweet Rolls

Almond Sweet Rolls



I love almond. Almond croissants, almond scones, almond frosting, almond extract. I can never get enough. These Almond Sweet Rolls take my addiction to a new level. There like eating an almond croissant…in sweet roll...

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Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Frappuccino

Apr 20, 2014
Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Frappuccino

A sweet guilt-free frappuccino that tastes like a Reese’s peanut butter cup! With this much flavor, you’ll never believe it’s lightened up & skinny!     With Mom away on travel this past weekend and my guy arranging plans with his old college buddies, Dad and I decided it was time for another baseball...

Foods for the Soul
Banana Bran Muffins

Apr 18, 2014
Banana Bran Muffins

Cozy muffins filled with warm molasses and sweet banana. They’re so moist and hearty; you’ll never believe they’re lightened up & secretly skinny!     After my guy’s car suddenly died three weeks ago, my parents raced to the rescue and offered to let us borrow my dad’s “I-woodwork-on-the-weekends-and-sometimes-need-to-haul-long-heavy-boards” white Ford pickup truck until...

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Blueberry Almond Donut Holes

Apr 16, 2014
Blueberry Almond Donut Holes

An easy recipe for low-calorie almond-flavored donut holes with a whole juicy blueberry in the center. Baked, not fried—so you can eat more!     When I first changed my blog’s name last month, a few program settings prevented my links from redirecting properly. In other words, 90% of my blog didn’t work! Almost all...

Sac Foodies
Wordless Wednesday: Brunch… It’s kind of my thing.

Apr 16, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Brunch… It’s kind of my thing.

By: Tricia Juanitas Where: Magpie Café 1409 R Street, Suite 102 Sacramento, CA 95811 What: Magpie Breakfast Plate

Crazy for Crust
Funfetti Coffee Cake

Apr 16, 2014
Funfetti Coffee Cake

Funfetti Coffee Cake



I think I’m making it my mission in life to add funfetti to pretty much everything. Next up: coffee cake. When I was a kid I haaaaated antique stores. My parents would bribe me with...

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Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

Apr 12, 2014
Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

A skinny smoothie packed with 3 different fruits. You’ll love its pretty pastel layers and naturally sweet taste!     When I was 8 years old, my family flew out to Arizona to spend Easter with my mom’s parents. I packed lots of shorts, tanks, and summery clothes for our warm desert vacation, as...

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Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Apr 10, 2014
Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Tender coconut muffins filled with juicy pineapple pieces. You won’t miss the fat and calories in this easy, lightened up recipe!     Sometime during my childhood, a grandparent or family friend wrapped up a copy of Pretend Soup, a cookbook for preschoolers and young children, for my birthday gift. Each recipe spanned four...



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