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Skinny Whole Wheat Chocolate Almond Banana Bread

I have always loved banana bread. When I was a student at the University of Arizona, every morning I would cut through the cafeteria and grab a slice to eat on my way to my morning class. Any baked goods with my morning tea is the right way to start the day, in my book. […]

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Blueberries, Strawberries and Mulberries

Adventures with Long Mulberries and a Banana Bread

I spent the weekend pulling my hair out because The Professor, my 12-year-old son who is too good for homework, had four weeks to complete a 3-book project, but he had barely made a dent in it. My boy can’t be persuaded by rewards, bribes or punishment. I suppose that would be a good trait […]

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Leftover Cranberry Sauce Scones

  My kids aren’t the only ones this week unhappy that school started. The homework fights are back and everyone is dragging in the morning, not wanting to do what must be done or go where they must go. “The good news,” I told my kids, “is that Christmas break is only 4 weeks away!” […]

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Whole Wheat Galette with Apple and Cranberry and a Giveaway!

I don’t know what happened, but we are 9 days away from Thanksgiving. And I get to host the family turkey dinner for the very first time. I have made turkey and all the fixings before my immediate clan of five, but I have never had to host the BIG family meal. I am not […]

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Back to School Meals: Whole Wheat Pizza with Hummus & Greens for #SundaySupper

The kids are back in school! Woot! But, you’d think things would calm down in my house. Not quite! I have two schools this year and that means two car pools and two fundraisers entities trying to get into my wallet. While I’m trying to balance volunteering, blogging & home life I am just like […]

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Back-To-School Eats: Whole Wheat Mango Bread with Pecans

We are a T-minus 9 days and counting until school starts in our house. E-gads! What happened to summer? I feel like we didn’t swim enough, we didn’t go to the beach enough, we certainly didn’t go on our annual road trip, and I certainly didn’t get much cooking and blogging accomplished! Despite all of […]

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Whole Wheat Orange Scones with Chia Seeds

Keeping up with the trends in the foodie world can be like keeping up with the latest fashion. Things come and go just as quickly. We had the cake ball phenomenon, then everywhere you looked you found Nutella recipes. It’s the same on the healthy-eating side, too. Going gluten-free became the thing-to-do, even if you […]

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Whole Wheat Pomegranate Scones and a Guest Post

To my readers in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a day of reflection for most. A time to appreciate all that we have, to help those in need and to remember how our country first began. Every day, I recognize how truly blessed I am for my husband and children, and the laughter, […]

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Your Best Recipe: My Whole-Wheat Pumpkin Scones

Your Best Recipe: My Whole-Wheat Pumpkin Scones

Well, it’s October 31st and that means Halloween in our house! We are getting ready for our neighborhood block party tonight, before our little ones join their friends and go trick-or-treatin’. And the end of the month means a little recap of my month. Nancy, at Spice Foodie, is a great food blogger and photographer […]

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones

The pumpkin train is still going on strong in my house! Between the many pumpkin dishes and fun Halloween goodies we are baking, my kids are really enjoying mommy’s fun creations out of the kitchen! I personally adore scones. Maybe it is because I love all things rustic. And after many scones turning into leaded […]

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