Bread, Muffins & Scones

Hot Cross Buns

March 31, 2014
Hot Cross Buns

Carb-a-polooza continues today with my favorite Easter treat – Hot Cross Buns! I spent the end of last week up to my ears in freekeh.  No, really I think I might have actually found a piece of freekeh in my ear.  Don’t ask.  It was two super productive days of nonstop testing and photographing recipes […]

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No-Knead Bread

March 7, 2014
No Knead Bread

Confession….I felt really nervous about making yeast bread for a long time.  And by a long time, I sort of mean, forever.  Quick bread, no problem.  Add yeast to the equation, and you’d likely find me slowly slinking backwards, then hiding in the corner. I’m not quite sure why, which is really the most perplexing […]

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Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

February 7, 2014
Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

Healthier Meyer Lemon Chia Seed Muffins are the perfect antidote for your winter blues! Have I ever told you that my first job was in a bakery?  It was.  Kind of fitting, right.  I was fifteen and I pretty much thought it was the greatest thing on earth…until the day I had to work at […]

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Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

January 27, 2014
Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

I know what’s going through your head right now.  Well, at least some of your heads.  And before you start thinking – ‘what on earth is she doing talking about chocolate doughnuts…..wait, no….Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts in January?!?!?!  What about the New Years resolutions and the diets?!?!’ – hear me out for two minutes. […]

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Banana Cranberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Pecan Streusel

December 20, 2013
Banana Cranberry Muffins with Brown Sugar Pecan Streusel

Most weekends I have high hopes of sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday morning.  To be fair, though, I use the term “sleeping in” very loosely.  I’m a morning person, so sleeping in for me is usually anytime past 8am.  I can’t tell you the last time I slept past 9am. Lately my internal alarm […]

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Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

November 22, 2013
Sweet Potato & Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits are best served warm with sweet cream butter and a drizzle of honey. I’m trying to ignore the fact that I’m kind of totally unprepared for Thanksgiving next week, so I’m spending the morning eating Sweet Potato-Honey Buttermilk Biscuits and putting together holiday gift guides.  Because clearly moving on to the next […]

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Baked Apple Butter Cardamom Doughnuts with Brown Butter Glaze

October 25, 2013
Baked Apple Butter Cardamom Doughnuts with Brown Butter Glaze

Perfect for a chilly fall morning…Baked apple butter doughnuts spiced with cardamom and topped with brown butter glaze This is one of those recipes that happened in parts.  Then it started snowballing and getting more awesome with every turn. It’s based off of Baked Pumpkin Pecan Doughnuts I made last fall, which were mind-blowing, and […]

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

September 23, 2013
brown butter pumpkin choc chip bread

Start your week on the right foot with Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread. You know how they say breakfast is the most important meal, and how it sets the tone for the rest of your day.  I don’t know about you, but I certainly believe it.  I also think that how Monday plays out […]

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Healthier Peach Yogurt Muffins

September 6, 2013
Healthier Peach Yogurt Muffins

These lightened-up Peach Yogurt Muffins are a great way to get your morning started and make a tasty (and healthy) after school snack. The time in between seasons is always kind of confusing and sometimes a little frustrating.  I’m torn between still wearing bright colored summer dresses, skirts & sandals and wanting to wear sweaters […]

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Blueberry Crumble Bread

June 14, 2013
Blueberry Crumble Bread

I had a lot of fun sharing my Summer Running Essentials with you the other day!  Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting out, this post is chock full of my most favorite gear and products that keep me moving, and will be right up your alley. Ok, no more running talk for today. […]

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