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Cinnamon-Sugar Croutons

I failed making granola this weekend.  I burnt it and I burnt it bad.  I was going to make granola and tell you how much I love it on greek yogurt.  But alas that blog post is now burnt along with those helpless oats.  But…
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Whole Wheat, Espresso & White Chocolate Chip Scones

So my sister was in town this weekend and it was so wonderful.  I love when she visits because our family gets together and it feels just like old times.  Its basically an excuse to sit on our moms lap, lounge around and chat all…
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Toasted Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut is soooo in right now.  Something about it is refreshing, sweet and seems to work well with anything.  This is even more true when its toasted!  This cake is packed with toasted coconut and the buttermilk makes it smooth…
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Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Doughnuts

DOUGHNUTS.  If you work in an office you are probably faced with sweet maple bars and chocolate sprinkled delights constantly.  There is something about that pink doughnut box that makes you think the happiest of thoughts.  But…
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California Ranchero Eggs

Let's talk about breakfast.  I love the weekends for many reasons but one of them is breakfast.  I can finally take my time and make a delish egg dish that is both tasty and healthy!  I got the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook for Christmas…
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Pumpkin Spice & Chocolate Chip Blondies

Hi friends!  This hiatus has gone on long enough.  I am finally moved into the beautiful beach house in Laguna and could not be happier.  Yesterday was the first chance I got to bake in my new kitchen!  It was divine. …
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Trail Mix Bars

Do you spend a lot of time in the car or traveling?  Do you find yourself eating too many doritos and donettes from gas stations?  I have found that every time I go on a road trip or will be on a plane for a long time, I pack protein…
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Baked Whole Wheat Powdered Donuts

Lets talk about guilty pleasures.  Lets talk about that thing you see in the store or the gas station that you know has zero nutritional value but you must have it. NOW.  I have this love affair with Hostess Powdered Donettes. …
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Cheddar and Black Pepper Biscuits

I had a new first yesterday!  I made biscuits for the first time.  It was suprisingly easy! I took lots of pictures so I instead of me rambling on about how to do it, just check it out... Cut that butter into that whole wheat…
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Lemon, Blueberry & Poppyseed Loaf

 Lemon and blueberry.... yum.   Lemon and poppyseed.... yumbo.  All 3 together!?  Are you seeing fireworks and dancing people? Is that just me?  I am so glad I decided to make this delicious loaf.  The berries…
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Cinnamon Rolls - a Short Cut

Short Cuts!  Everyone has them and everyone loves them.  Joy the Baker and Shutterbean are 2 food bloggers that I adore.  You have to check them out!  They do a podcast every Wednesday night  at Home Fries.com and I…
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Banana Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies

Do you ever find yourself craving something sweet but are A: too lazy too make anything, and/or B: Need to watch your waistline?  Well this is just about the story of my life.  Now I wouldn't call myself lazy when it comes to baking,…