Monthly Archives: April 2011

Apr 2011
Stuffed Strawberries

It is finally starting to look a little more like spring around here, and that leaves me craving lots of fresh berries! I have seen these stuffed strawberries in numerous places across the internet, but just recently got around to … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
Rustic Italian Bread

About a week ago, I was blessed with my first bridal shower thrown by my wonderful bridesmaids. It was a wonderful day, and I was given so many great gifts to be used in the kitchen. My favorite gift of … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
M&M Blondies

I’ve never been a huge chocolate person. While I like chocolate, if given the choice between chocolate or vanilla…the choice is always vanilla. Therefore, I am a huge fan of these blondies. The outside comes our crispy while the inside … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
Buttermilk Pancakes

I can do a lot of things right in the kitchen, but making pancakes is not one of them. Don’t get me wrong, they might taste good, but they are ugly. I always flip them way too early, or don’t … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
Green Monster Smoothie

Across the internet, there has been a revolution of this tasty smoothie known as the Green Monster. It even has its own website. Basically, you add spinach to your favorite smoothie recipe for a green, nutrition packed smoothie. Since spinach … Continue reading

Posted in Beverages, Healthy, Snack, Veggies | 2 Comments

Apr 2011
Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes

If you are looking for a show-stopping dessert that will impress your dinner guests, look no further! These individual chocolate mousse cakes are rich, decadent and full of chocolatey goodness. The bottom layer is a dense, flourless chocolate cake, with a smooth semisweet chocolate … Continue reading

Posted in Cake, Chocolate, Dessert | 5 Comments

Apr 2011
How To: Make Brown Sugar

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to bake something and realize that I don’t have any brown sugar left. Luckily, there is an easy solution that problem – make your own brown sugar! You only need two … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

  It’s hard for me to think of a better combination than peanut butter and chocolate. (Hello? Tis the season for Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs!) I had some ripe bananas sitting in my fruit bowl just waiting for a transformation … Continue reading

Posted in Banana, Breakfast, Chocolate, Muffins, Peanut Butter, Snack | 9 Comments

Apr 2011
Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Ever since I tried my hand at making homemade blueberry bagels a few weeks ago, I have been obsessed with trying to make different varieties of bagels. These cinnamon raisin bagels were an easy choice, since growing up they were the only … Continue reading

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Apr 2011
Overnight Steel Cut Oats

I am not a morning person. Therefore, I stay in bed as long as I can, then rush around like a crazy person to get ready in less than 20 minutes. Because of my tight timeline, preparing breakfast can’t take … Continue reading

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