Tag Archives: Baking

Fall = Quick Breads

Oh yeah, Fall is in the air which means that I am in the kitchen, baking up a storm! We had some Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving that I did not partake in, because like my father, I don’t like pumpkin … Continue reading

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Oh man, if there is one absolutely great part about being back home, besides you  know, clean water I can drink from the tap and my family, is THE OVEN.  You have no idea how much I missed roasting and … Continue reading

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Lilikoi Chiffon Pie

Hi everyone.  I’m getting back to well…getting used to life in CA again.  I miss Kauai so much already.  There is just something about the atmosphere and attitude that relaxes me so much while I’m there.  Our next planned trip … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Cake Balls!

Thanks for Foodbuzz and the Foodbuzz Tastemakers Program I got some coupons for some Duncan Hines goodies and boy did I go to town with them!  I’m getting ready to ship out holiday cookie boxes to friends and this is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving as Birding Thursday

Did you really think I wouldn’t make Birding Thursday‘s bird a Wild Turkey!?  I know it’s a day late, but I was busy driving over 400 miles in the past twenty-four hours.  Lets just say my butt hurts, my knees … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipes

Hey Everyone! I hope you had a great weekend!  I worked half of mine, so it wasn’t as long, but I did have a good time today baking, cooking and going apple picking on a farm with Whit!  Lets start … Continue reading

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Ready to Run

Today, was a good day.  I was ready for work with a breakfast cookie topped with berries and started off with a nice 3.5 mile hike in the desert! Lunch rolled around and I was starving for lunch! I packed … Continue reading

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Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins

  Makes 12 Ingredients: 2 C White Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 C Honey 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 C Unsweetened Applesauce 2 Large Ripe Bananas, smashed 1 tsp vanilla … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip and Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

  Makes approximately 24 Ingredients: 1 C Quick Cooking Oats 3/4 C White Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 C Chickpea Flour 1 tsp Vanilla 2 Egg Whites, whisked 1/2 C Honey 2 T Pure Maple Syrup 1/2 C Unsweetened Applesauce 1/2 … Continue reading

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It’s Spring!

Don’t let that fool you though…it was in the high 40’s with around 35mph winds! I was dying out there in so many layers I could barely move!  But, I got to see what I was looking for!  Sadly I … Continue reading

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