Posts tagged ‘baking’

October 31st, 2014

Cardamom Coconut Zucchini Bread {Gluten-free!}

by Chrissy

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Happy Friday, fine folks!

I bring to you some tasty breakfast bread that will help balance out all that candy you are bound to eat tonight, if you haven’t already been digging into that Trick-or-Treat supply…

Card Zucchini Bread GF_LYK2

This flavorful coconut zucchini bread is gently wrapped in an array of spices, with the standout star being cardamom. Each bite slightly reminiscent of the favored chai tea, you will love a piece or two to start of your day, or even … Read more...

July 30th, 2014

Coconut & Oat Banana Bread {nut and dairy-free}

by Chrissy

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Recently, I have been finding myself scouring the kitchen for a little snack that didn’t involve ice cream. I found some all-too-ripe-bananas, so naturally, banana bread was calling. Coincidentally, my man had been asking for some of that homemade goodness for over a few weeks now, but it was just too darn hot to bring myself to turn the oven on to bake bread.

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Well, after my voracious snack hunt went down, I caved and used the mushy bananas … Read more...

March 26th, 2014

Please Release Me! {Food for Thought}

by Chrissy

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Hello, hello! We bring you another Food For Thought post. We hope you enjoy the tips and tricks.

Englebert Humperdinck is famous for his song, “Please Release Me,” and I always sing that tune when trying to get my cake out of the pan! There are so many theories and opinions as to the best way to prepare a cake pan in order to release it so it comes out perfectly. I have typically used a couple of approaches including … Read more...

February 11th, 2014

Chia Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips {NO oil, butter or yogurt}

by Chrissy

No oil or butter Chia Banana Bread with Choco Chips_LYK

I am SO excited to share this with you! I have a totally new level of banana bread love going on now; I was a fool for thinking it couldn’t get any better, because it just did.

Mind blown.

No oil or butter Chia Banana Bread with Choco Chips_LYK5

I can’t hold it in any longer. This banana bread recipe has to be the healthiest sweet bread out there. This recipe doesn’t employ the evil profile of butter or fatty oils (some are good, don’t get me wrong), but instead … Read more...

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK3

I love scones. Homemade scones to be exact. They are such a pleasant morning treat. In my scones, I always tend to go easy on the butter, so I can still feel great about eating half of the batch.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK11

I realize that it’s not fall anymore, but let’s get real, pumpkin is always in season.

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Plus, I just found out that my fancy new membership at Restaurant Depot, allows me to purchase the largest can of pumpkin puree. Ever. So, … Read more...