It’s strawberry picking time, y’all! At our house, this means it’s time to start making strawberry bread. Tennessee’s strawberry season is short and very, very sweet — and since it’s in May before school is out, it can be tough to find the time as a family to pick berries. This year, though, we did […]

Breads, Breakfast, Food, Kid Favorites

May 9, 2019

Delicious Strawberry Bread

Delicious Strawberry Bread Recipe

My mother-in-law’s cooking is legendary in our family, and her pumpkin bread recipe is one of her greatest accomplishments. We love pretty much anything that has pumpkin in it, so I’ve tried several pumpkin bread recipes over the years. None have even come close to this one. Even better, I typically have on hand everything […]

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October 29, 2018

World’s Most Amazing Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

You can tell from the recipes section of this blog that I am a huge fan of fruit breads. From Peach Carrot Bread to Applesauce Nut Bread, I try to bake one at least every other week for my family. My kids love them, they’re far better for them than cookies or chips, and they’re […]

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June 16, 2015

World’s Best Banana Bread

Fruit and vegetable breads are one of my absolute favorite ways to sneak healthy food into my kids’ tummies without them even knowing it. I’ve tried dozens of recipes and I have to say that this chocolate zucchini bread is hands down the best bread I’ve ever made. Not only does it taste like a […]

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September 3, 2013

Seriously Effing Awesome Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I made these muffins for my daughter’s birthday sleepover last weekend and they were a perfect breakfast treat. Not too sweet, not too rich, moist, and delicious right out of the oven. The ingredients and prep are simple, too, which is important when you’re not a morning person! Ahem! One note- Be very careful if […]

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April 12, 2013

Easy and Delicious Chocolate Muffins

One of the fastest ways I’ve found to lose weight (and feel better) is to reduce the number of carbs in my diet. But bunless burgers get old FAST. That’s why I’m crazy about this recipe for completely carb-less buns that will satisfy your bread craving AND give you something to put around your burger. […]

Breads, Food

February 22, 2013

Carb-Free Cloud Bread

Looking for a special breakfast or brunch dish, or perhaps a sweet treat for your kids on a cold winter day? Look no further. This recipe is one of my favorites, and while it’s very easy and inexpensive to make, it tastes like it came straight from a gourmet bakery. We had it on Christmas […]

Breads, Breakfast, Food

December 27, 2012

Almond Vanilla Pull-Apart Ring

This is my favorite muffin recipe. They’re easy to make and perfect for a special breakfast, an after-school snack or your child’s lunchbox. And the streusel on top makes them a divine gourmet treat. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened to room temp 1 egg 2 1/3 cup AP flour 4 teaspoons baking […]

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October 6, 2011

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

I’ve been scouring the web lately for healthy ideas for my kids’ lunchboxes. And I’ve been coming up empty. Kudos to you if  bell peppers in the shape of a face is all it takes to get your kids to eat them. My kids are, uh, smarter than that. They won’t eat it UNLESS IT […]

Breads, Breakfast, Food

September 21, 2011

Applesauce Nut Bread

This fruit nut bread is FULL OF WIN, as far as I’m concerned. It’s chock full of carrots, peaches, and pecans, it only calls for a cup of sugar, and my kids LOVE it. (The adults do, too.) Victory!   INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup chopped pecans 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon […]

Breads, Breakfast, Food

July 13, 2011

Delicious Peach Carrot Bread