Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

I created Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars with busy moms in mind who want to feed their kiddos a good breakfast on the fly and sneak in some veggies on the way.  These bars do double duty for after school snacks as well.  Or for mom for tea time with a friend.  Bonus, they are made completely in the food processor. ... Read More
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Grain Free Morning Glory Muffins

Grain Free Morning Glory Muffins

Made in the food processor, these Grain Free Morning Glory Muffins are the perfect treat for the lunchbox, after school snack or a grab and go breakfast. I'm reading The Hungry Brain by Stephan Guyenet,  and he talks about the most common calorie dense foods consumed by adults and kids.  You know what tops both lists?  Highly refined carbohydrates...as in ... Read More
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Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies are a dairy, grain and sugar free kid friendly nutritious snack that you can eat for breakfast, or any other time of day for that matter. It's February.  You know what that means? It means it's time to celebrate because half of winter is behind us, the darkest month of the year is over and days ... Read More
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Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Happy New Year to you my friends! What a blessed busy, fun, not to mention hungry houseful of family we've had since December 22 through to today.  I haven't had a moment to get to my computer.  But our kitchen table has had a constant stream of the cutest be-love-eds eating around it. And there has been lots of giggles, ... Read More
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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Our annual Cannon Beach family vacation where memories were made is now behind us.  We got to spend a lot of time with those grands that are growing up too quickly.  Such treasured times.  I hated for it to end. We took early morning walks on the beach. One afternoon when the sun came out, we ventured to Hug Point, ... Read More
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Pumpkin Apple Breakfast Cake

Pumpkin Apple Breakfast “Cake”

Okay, okay.  So this isn't your typical cake.  It's kind of a cross between a pudding and a cake.  It's yummy, high in protein, and Whole30 compliant. Two days in to Whole30, and I was craving something bready.  Gluten was disappearing from our table, but we hadn't completely eliminated grain.   I created this Pumpkin Apple Breakfast "Cake" recipe to satisfy ... Read More
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Grain Free Carrot Almond Muffins

Grain Free Carrot Almond Muffins

This was another favorite at the last cooking class.  I served them with Cozy Day Lentil Soup before we dined on assorted holiday pies made with healthy ingredients.  Seemed to me everyone waddled out of here after consuming a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Frequently on cold fall and winter nights a hearty soup and some sort ... Read More
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Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

There is an unmistakable nip in the air.  Our winter squash and pumpkin plants are all retired for the season.  We planted sugar pumpkins for the first time and what a harvest we raked in!  I'll be making pumpkin puree in quantity for our freezer, but we had to try those cute round gems out for flavor so I made ... Read More
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Chocolate Walnut Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Walnut Zucchini Bread

We are picking zucchini and summer squash EVERYDAY and and have much to share.  It would be a shame if I didn't put some of it up into moist and sweet zucchini bread to enjoy now and later.  It's perfect to have ready for drop in family and friends, for those grands who walk in the door asking for a ... Read More
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