banana chocolate chip breakfast cake!

Having baked goods for breakfast is always a nice treat, but sometimes they can be too sweet and make the rest of my day sort of crappy. To solve this problem, I made a super lightly sweetened banana cake! It has mini chocolate chips in it and is topped with powdered sugar, but even still, I […]

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sweetened by nature oatmeal!

Okay, so this is hardly a recipe, but what I made for myself for breakfast this morning is SO GOOD and SO HEALTHY! I’ve been trying to incorporate dates into my diet a little more, as I read a study that said women who consume 6 dates a day in their last 4 weeks of […]

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chicken salad!

I love going on picnics on sunny days. It’s just so fun to put little snacks into tupperware and pack em all up in a big bag with a quilt and set up shop in a nice plot of grass. Mila, my yorkie, loves to come too. She is so little, we can just shove […]

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coconut chocolate chip oatmeal cookies!

Uh oh. These cookies I made are gonna get me into some trouble. They are so flipping delicious, I sort of wish I hadn’t tried one yet. They are perfectly chewy, the chocolate chips and coconut flakes are perfectly proportioned and the oats add a nice bit of texture to every bite. I used large […]

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brown sugar topped banana muffins!

When it comes to cooking and baking for my husband, he is very easy to please, but when it comes to the day to day stuff – sometimes, i mess up and do things that make him upset. Its normal to have disagreements and to get upset with one another sometimes, but that doesn’t mean […]

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basic fried rice!

The other day, I went out for sushi with my friend who can’t eat rice. She special ordered some hand rolls and I also ordered myself a hand roll. When mine came, it also didnt have rice in it. I wanted rice, so I ordered a side and proceeded to use about one tablespoon of […]

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chocolate dipped coconut macaroons!

I absolutely love the combination of chocolate and coconut. For some reason, it tastes like mint to me. I’ve told people about this before but no one ever seems to agree! Maybe I have weird taste buds, or perhaps I have a twisted wire in my brain, but in any case, it’s a flavor combination […]

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sweet potato hash with baked egg!

Being allergic to potatoes makes breakfast time stink, sometimes. Potato hashes, hash browns and the like always have me yearning for something comparable. Sometimes when I go out for breakfast, I’ll order grits for my side, but usually I just huff and puff and get a side of fruit. This morning, I had a little […]

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carrot (birthday) cake!

This week, my amazing husband turned 30 years old! Tuesday, the 25th, was his birthday. I baked him a carrot cake and we had a bunch of friends over to eat it. It was a lot of fun and the cake was delicious! It was bouncy and moist. I’ve been baking mini cupcakes so often that I […]

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pasta with mushrooms and cherry tomatoes!

Pasta is my go to meal when I’m feeling extra hungry. It doesn’t take too long to make, and is super filling! Usually, I like to pair my pasta with a simple marinara, but yesterday, the sun was shining and that inspired me to create something a little more fresh. I had some baby bella […]

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