Pomegranate and Lime Olive Oil Yogurt Cupcakes

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A recipe for yogurt and olive oil cupcakes lightly flavored with lime and topped with brilliant pomegranate arils and buttercream or just a simple pomegranate honey syrup. “Is anyone this girl’s mom?” the salesperson asked, staring around the shoe store. He was referring, of course, to my daughter, who at this moment was standing, hands […]

Sweet & Easy Vegan Cacao Nib and Chocolate Chunk Scones

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All natural and unprocessed vegan scones with chocolate chips and cacao nibs make an excellent breakfast option with this easy recipe. “Mom, can we bake? Mom. Mom, I want to bake. Mom, bake. Bake.” After a long flight last Friday I headed straight towards the kids’ elementary school to volunteer. When I finally arrived home […]

Biscoff {Speculoos} Biscotti for Cold Autumn Days

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The classic seasonings and brown sugar flavors of Biscoff speculoos cookies are baked inside biscotti and begging to be dipped into your favorite seasonal latte. I’m sitting on the counter swinging my bare feet, the floor two feet away. It’s summer, and I’m in shorts, my legs sticking to the counter when I shift my […]

Mulberry Almond Frangipane Tart Contentment

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Deep purple mulberries grace the top of this almond cream frangipane tart. Best served warm with a drizzle of honey, it’s a recipe for contentment wherever you may be. Home. I walked to the baggage carousel last night, and just as I approached there were squeals from their small bodies as they barreled towards me, […]

Red, White, and Blue Strawberry, Blueberry, and Lime Yogurt Pie

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This red, white and blue pie is begging to be served at your Fourth of July barbecue. With layers of sweetened lime yogurt, fresh blueberries, and plenty of the season’s freshest strawberries, it’s a patriotic pie you can’t resist. We pulled into our driveway last night to a sweltering house. After a week in the […]

Lemon-Kissed Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

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Lemon kisses the crust, but leaves this bar-style cheesecake rich and creamy, then appears again in a sweet sauce that covers the strawberries on this springtime dessert. My grandma would have us over for Sunday dinners often. When my family up and moved away from the city, his brother followed, buying the house two doors […]

Sugar and Spice: Mini Berry Pies on a Stick and Maple Kettle Corn

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Mini berry hand pies are popped right on a stick for a fun baby shower treat and the secrets of kettle corn that rivals what you find at the fair. Pin It “What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice And everything nice, That’s what little girls are made of.” Sugar and plenty of […]