Posts tagged ‘nut-free’

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...

May 20th, 2013

Kale Pesto Braided Bread

by Chrissy

This past weekend, we had a green-themed party in honor of our friend’s long-awaited green card. Hey, any excuse for a party, right?

When we gather for celebrations, we don’t mess around when it comes to the food spread. We know how to potluck. We go gourmet, homemade, unique, delicious, and…bacon. Often times we find a reason for bacon to be present and accounted for.

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This braided loaf of pesto love, has easily become my favorite gourmet type of bread. … 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...