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Crazy for Crust
Moose Munch Peanut Butter Cookies {visiting harry & david}

Apr 19, 2014
Moose Munch Peanut Butter Cookies {visiting harry & david}

Moose Munch Peanut Butter Cookies {visiting harry & david}



Do you love caramel corn? What about peanut butter cookies? Now think about putting the two together. Mind boggling, right? It’s the best kind of...

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...

Guava Rose
Strawberries and Cream Cups

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Apr 17, 2014
Strawberries and Cream Cups

DSC_0070I wanted some pretty strawberry parfait cups for my daughter’s tea party, and kept trying to think of what kinds of cake, cream, and sauces I wanted to layer in the glasses. As there were already going to be quite a few cakes, cookies, and treats for the tea, I...

Petite Panettiere
Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies

Apr 17, 2014
Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies

We visited my cousin-in-laws over the weekend and had the opportunity to enjoy their farm on the outskirts of Half Moon Bay, close enough to town for a grocery run and far enough out that it feels like another world. Surrounded by amazing company,...

Crazy for Crust
Almond Joy Mini Pies

Apr 17, 2014
Almond Joy Mini Pies

Almond Joy Mini Pies



I’m addicted to Almond Joy candy bars. Are you surprised? I figured it was time I married my love of Almond Joy and my love of pie. Took me long enough. Last...

Foods for the Soul
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...

Baked Bree
Bunny and Chick Cupcones and Other Easter Favorites

Apr 16, 2014
Bunny and Chick Cupcones and Other Easter Favorites

I  just got back from the most amazing trip. I spent 10 days in Italy and am slowly recovering from jet lag. I have a lot to say about my experience, but today we are going to talk about Easter. Even though it doesn’t feel like spring here, it is only a few days...

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...

Petite Panettiere
Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies

Apr 15, 2014
Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies




Saturday afternoon, on our way to visit old friends with monstrous black and white cookies in hand, I had a strong, urgent craving for fresh strawberries. I picked up some of the luscious, plump berries at a market on the way and deliberated...

Sacramento Magazine
Thinking about backyard chickens? Take a class

Thinking about backyard chickens? Take a class




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