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Nut Free Banana Muffins

Ok ok, the other day someone left me a comment saying they had a hard time finding nut-free recipes on my blog. And, it’s true. I’m a very nut-based baker and LOVE using almond...

Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup

Lately it’s been raining here. Sunny ol’ southern California is having a rain spell. It’s weird but it has been raining for the last week(ish). The rain has made me want to be THE...

Grain Free Copycat Thin Mint Cookies

True story. Last year, the first Girl Scout that came to my door, I bought four boxes of whatever she was pushing. I’m pretty sure I bought enough to meet her sales quota because...

Three Green Smoothies

This post may be THE most basic b happy new year, let’s get healthy post. Maybe not. Buuut, it’s January and I’m coming out of my Christmas cookie coma and craving something green. 

Instant Pot Beef Stew

We don’t turn on our heat on in the winter. We haven’t needed to. Every winter we’ve gotten by with an extra layer and a throw blanket to stay warm and cozy. Plus, it’s...

Sweet Cranberry Orange Turkey Meatballs

Alright you guys! I’ve been wanting to get this post out to you because HELLO party appetizers, we need some ideas! With holiday parties and new year’s parties and game day apps, this is...

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

I have a thing for whoopie pies. My first whoopie pie experience were those oatmeal cookie sandwiches that had the most amazing frosting in the center. I remember one time going on a road...

Soft Baked Ginger Molasses Cookies

Oh hey oh hey! I made us these molasses cookies!! I asked you guys what your favorite cookies are and what you wanted to see this holiday season. What did a bunch of you...