Posts tagged ‘dried fruit’

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

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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.

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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...

May 7th, 2013

Baked Oatmeal Bars {with Dried Fruits and Seeds}

by Chrissy

Lauren and I love to start our mornings with a hearty bowl of oatmeal.

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And when we say oatmeal, we mean the real deal— made with rolled-oats, fruit, homemade almond milk, chia seeds, and a dash of cinnamon–not the Quaker oatmeal packets of sugary mush, stuff.

At this point, I don’t even think I could stomach one of those.

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It’s a perfectly filling meal and that will gladly coat your belly, sustaining you until lunchtime.

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Now, if you … Read more...

July 7th, 2011

Cran-Coconut-Chocolate Chip Oatmealies

by Chrissy

Because our independence should be celebrated for more than just one day….

… I present you all with some post 4th of July red and white cookiesLoaded with cranberries, coconut, and  chocolate chips, these oatmeal cookies are a great alternative to the boring (but still amazing, duh) chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin.

Also, this batch happens to make a load of cookies, so they are great to whip up for a raging party or for the Read more...