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Maple Butternut Cream Cheese Bars

Another no-processed-sugar baking adventure with the 3yo using random ingredients in our kitchen! We had half a cooked butternut squash left over and a bar of cream cheese that had come out of the freezer with a wonky texture (won’t do … Continue reading

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Banana Donuts w/Maple Pecan Glaze

I’m not eating processed sugar right now, but I’m still indulging my sweet tooth (don’t judge) with maple syrup and honey  sweetened things. We had a bit of banana pulp left over in the fridge from the last time we … Continue reading

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Stupid Easy Orange Cardamom Sticky Buns

Why did it never occur to me to use pre-made pizza dough to make sticky buns? IT’S GENIUS. I first saw it in a Martha Stewart recipe, which this is based on. So, thanks, Martha! This version uses honey instead of sugar, … Continue reading

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The Threenager’s New Favorite Cookie

Based off of this chewy banana-PB cookie recipe. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup salted butter, softened 1/2 C Maple Syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 large banana, mashed 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 C flour (I used 1C … Continue reading

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New Favorite Tea Cookies: Cranberry Citrus Cornmeal

Because who doesn’t want cookies with their tea? This is adapted from the Cook’s Illustrated Best Recipe series “Quick Recipe” book. An excellent cookbook investment. INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour 2/3rds cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar (add more for sweeter cookies; … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup?

So this recipe from My Salty Kitchen popped up on the local news website. It reminded me a bit of minestrone soup, but looked like easy lasagna. I was intrigued, and moreover, had most of the ingredients, so decided to … Continue reading

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PB Banana Brownies, because Awesome

Screw banana bread. This is what I’m making from now on: Ingredients One box of brownie mix One cup mashed banana One cup natural (unsweetened) smooth PB, room temp (soft) Directions: Mix up the brownies mix as per the box … Continue reading

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