Tag Archives: baking

Banana Yogurt Muffins: Homemade Breakfast for Endless Snow Days

Banana Yogurt Muffins: Homemade Breakfast for Endless Snow Days

ShareTweet Because my oldest hated fruit as a child, and still does as a tween, any child that reaches for fruit with a smile brings me joy and gratefulness. Although Bella didn’t communicate her no-Fruititarian policy to any of her younger siblings, every time Baby Sophie asks for a “Nana” I’m slightly amazed. Could thereContinue Reading

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines: Little Puffs of Fall

Pumpkin Spice Madeleines: Little Puffs of Fall

ShareTweet For the last month, my Facebook feed has been filled with love notes about Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latte. I don’t like too many spices in my coffee, but I was inspired to play around with this fall spice blend in my baking. Since my personal Starbucks addiction is those little three-packs of madeleines, IContinue Reading

Caramel Apple Brioche

Caramel Apple Brioche

ShareTweet Yeast has always scared me a little, in an “IT’S ALIVE!” kind of way. This fall, I’m trying to tame the beast in yeast by baking up a storm. My kitchen is filled with little bowls of pizza dough and my bread maker is working overtime, kneading and rising challah dough. Brioche was theContinue Reading

Vanilla and Brown Sugar Coffee Cake: Butter Therapy for Morning Haters

Vanilla and Brown Sugar Coffee Cake: Butter Therapy for Morning Haters

ShareTweet I am not a morning person. Never have been. Even as a child, I needed a delicious breakfast to coax my first smile of the day. Luckily, I come from a land of the buttery croissant. I grew up dipping crusty baguettes with a thick layer of salty butter in big bowls of hotContinue Reading

Gold Medal White Whole Wheat Flour Giveaway

Gold Medal White Whole Wheat Flour Giveaway

ShareTweet Whole grains are important for growing bodies, and I try to maximize my kids’ fiber by buying whole grain products, but it can be a tough sell. Whole grain goldfish crackers and whole grain cereals are consumed without complaints, but they are not big fans of brown pasta or any bread that is remotelyContinue Reading

Brownie Bite Surprises and a Decadent Chocolate Giveaway Worth $176

Brownie Bite Surprises and a Decadent Chocolate Giveaway Worth $176

ShareTweet Have you ever been invited to a home shopping party at a friend’s house? Of course you have. And I’m sure the invite puts that same pit in your stomach as it does in mine. You feel compelled to accept, knowing that you’ll then feel compelled to buy an expensive piece of jewelry orContinue Reading