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Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Wait! Hold the phone and stop the presses. You can make a sweet, flavorful, and tender zucchini muffin WITHOUT cinnamon, but instead, use lemon?! Oh yes, I am beyond pleased to tell you – this is true. The world is a beautiful place and a 

Spiced Plum Cake

Spiced Plum Cake

With as many delicious desserts as I have tried in my life, you would think that I wouldn’t stumble upon new desserts that somehow I haven’t heard of. But it happens. Sometimes it’s a new concept of a classic or a slight change to a 

FPIES and A/SERT at Three

FPIES and A/SERT at Three

I wanted to wait to write an update until we had news. Not just news, but good news. Maybe it’s just that I thought if I didn’t write it, things could change improve. We had hope for an alternative approach, A/SERT, through a chiropractor to maybe give 

Pumpkin Cream Cheese – All Year Long

Pumpkin Cream Cheese – All Year Long

It’s that time of year: when pumpkin everything appears. I know there are those *ahem, my husband* (opposites attract) that dread September 1st and the appearance of everything pumpkin. Apparently, they are just trying to enjoy the last bit of summer – or so I’m told. I, 

Honeyed Plum Cobbler with Spiced Biscuits

Honeyed Plum Cobbler with Spiced Biscuits

I am all for enjoying traditional desserts – when they are delicious, of course. I use tried and true recipes, look up new recipes, and sometimes create a variation of my own to perfect (in my oh-so-humble opinion) the flavor and texture. This delicious Honey 

Cashew Butter Cookies – Who Needs Peanuts?!

Cashew Butter Cookies – Who Needs Peanuts?!

Becoming a peanut free house because my daughter is allergic to peanuts was not an easy task. Turns out I ate peanut butter on and in so many things – because it’s delicious! Thanks to my discovery of cashew butter, sunflower seed butter, and almond 

A Pediatric Thyroid Nodule?!

A Pediatric Thyroid Nodule?!

Does the definition of insanity apply to medical issues? OR is it the medical issues that cause the insanity? We are yet again doing the same thing and hoping for different results with Ellie, and it is NOT easy – hence the insanity. But this 

Comforting Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Comforting Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Nothing can compare to walking into a home where cookies have just come out of the oven. Cookies conjure up all the good memories, feelings, and especially tastes. There is a reason cookies are the international gesture of welcome home, welcome to Sunday school and 

Coconut Almond Granola – Katlyn’s Coconutty ‘Nola

Coconut Almond Granola – Katlyn’s Coconutty ‘Nola

Not only is my sister a whiz with delicious creations without recipes in the kitchen, but she is also getting quite skilled at managing this while maintaining a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. Yeah, it astounds me too. The problem is she NEVER writes recipes down – what?! Who does that?! How rude. 

Roasted Blueberries – Best Kept Secret!

Roasted Blueberries – Best Kept Secret!

I can appreciate the masterpieces that can be created from a recipe with multiple steps. However, give me the easiest recipe with only one ingredient AND it is incredible – you had better believe I will make that little beauty pronto! This recipe I stumbled