Category Archives: baking

Food on Friday – Granola!!

As part of our health year and my desire to reduce the amount of refined sugar that goes into my family’s diet, I decided we needed to do better with breakfast.  The boys’ school day starts early and mornings are … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chip Muffins

Markus has turned into our baker and has been very busy lately baking muffins – which in turn has had everyone in the house very busy eating muffins. So this week, armed with both his mixing bowls and my camera, we turned over … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Bread-making 101

So here we are, back to my hippie cooking lessons from when I lived on the self-sufficient organic farm in my hippie youth. 🙂 Bread, I learned, requires only 3 ingredients- flour, water and yeast.  All the rest is extra.  … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Swedish Nut Cake

Super Easy.  Super Quick.  Super Delicious. You only need to have on hand a few things that are a little out of the ordinary in your pantry – crushed pineapple, cherries and cream cheese – and you can make a … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Puffed Apple Pancake

One of the traditions in our house is that we always have a special breakfast on Christmas morning.  I try to find a recipe for something we haven’t had before or that we haven’t had in a long while.  This … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Mom’s Banana Nut Bread

Banana bread was a staple in our family just because there always seemed to be some overripe bananas around that had to be used and what better way to use them up than in a tasty banana nut bread. Here … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Aunt Fran’s Chocolate Cake

There are some things that you taste that just taste of childhood.  The taste is so familiar – so a part of your life that it defines a part of it.  One of those tastes for me is the taste … Continue reading

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