Posts tagged ‘vanilla’

February 13th, 2014

Vanilla Cardamom Oatmeal {with strawberry hearts & coconut}

by Lauren

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Happy Valentine’s Day!!! I hope you have plans to celebrate and spread love with your honey or your best pals.

Today, I have a fantastic oatmeal recipe that will give you breakfast all week long, topped off with strawberry hearts because of this magical holiday.

It is magical isn’t it? Flowers, chocolate, and teddy bears are handed out like candy.

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If you’re anything like me, you’re a sucker for any holiday because it’s an excuse to enjoy an over-the-top meal. … Read more...

August 15th, 2013

Blueberry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

by Lauren

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Well it’s Friday and yet another week has flown by. I can’t even believe Chris and I are just 6 weeks away from getting married! It seems like yesterday we were 18 year old kids meeting for the first time.

I made a list last night. A list of all the things we have left to do before the big day. It’s pretty long. No one really warns you of all the little details you have to get figured out … Read more...

June 12th, 2013

{Vanilla + Cinnamon} Almond Butter

by Chrissy

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For all of you peanut butter fans, bear with me. Almond butter is the new peanut butter. Just get used to it.

Bold statement, I know, but you will see what I mean after you grab a spoon of this nutty spread.

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This isn’t just any nut butter. This is a glorious mix of roasted almonds, pure vanilla extract, and a hint of cinnamon.

It will change your life.

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It can be slapped on fruit slices, toast, or crackers for … Read more...

May 27th, 2013

Creamy Orange & Vanilla Bean Cocktail {The Creamsicle}

by Lauren

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I bet you need a cocktail. Perhaps in celebration of the short week, or perhaps because it’s only Tuesday. You choose.

How about your favorite popsicle made into a cocktail? After a long weekend in the sun, we thought this creamy, fruity, vanilla drink was perfection.

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I personally loved that we made it in our newly acquired mason jar with a handle. Which is now also my own personal cocktail shaker.

Chrissy and I surprised ourselves with the unbelievable resemblance … Read more...

April 16th, 2013

Lemony Poppy Seed Scones {with Sweet Vanilla Glaze}

by Chrissy

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One word. Zesty.

These little scones are zesty. And they have the perfect balance of sweetness.

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They are buttery and lemony tidbits of joy, glazed with a sweet vanilla drizzle. These scones are perfect for tea parties, brunches, breakfast, or a slightly sweet & sinful treat, just because.

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I love making treats for people. Nothing can beat the smile that is received, in return. Sharing homemade goods really spreads the love, and also maybe the calories, but who cares? … Read more...