Banana Crumb Cake

I’m on a mission to make every flavor of crumb cake possible. If you search “crumb cake” on my blog then you’ll see that I’ve made a few.  I can’t help it.  I just love crumb cakes. This crumb cake combines two of my favorite recipes, the cake part from the banana cake recipe and the crumb topping from the coffee crumb cake recipe.  The end result is a moist banana cake topped with buttery crumb topping.  Be still my heart.  This combo is as wonderful as I had imagined it to be.  I love it when that happens (because it’s not always …

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes

An oldie but goodie with a chocolate twist.   Weekend breakfast time with my boo is one of my favorite things on earth, mostly because I enjoy his company.  He also usually makes breakfast so of course it’s awesome when someone cooks for you, too.  Regrettably, I was busy taking pictures of today’s post while he was making breakfast (and even the whole time while he was eating it) so our time in the kitchen this time was a bit divided.  (He even washed the dishes which is usually my job… thanks, love!) I shared this pancake recipe with you about two …

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Chocolate Hazelnut and Banana French Toast Sandwiches

I think this is going to be one of my favorite recipes of 2017. I might be speaking prematurely since it’s only the middle of January but I’m not kidding around when I say that that I’m in love with this breakfast.  French toast… chocolate hazelnut spread… banana… powdered sugar!  Need I say more?  Well, I will anyway.  😉 We’ve made French toast a number of times over the past month or so.  And by “we” I mean my husband.  He’s the chef when it comes to weekend breakfasts.  He’s also the one responsible for making this Italian bread too.  …

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Buddha Bowl

What’s a Buddha bowl? A few months ago, my baby sister and I spent the day shopping and we ate at The Granola Bar.  I ordered, what they call, a Buddha bowl.  It’s warm quinoa topped with an egg and a side of sautéed kale and mushrooms, fresh sliced tomatoes, and avocado.  It was fantastically delicious.  Of course the food blogger in me wanted to re-create the meal at home so this recipe is my version of it. Aside from the basic ingredients that I mentioned, I was left wondering how exactly did they make it all taste so darn good?  What magical sauce did …

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Iced Pumpkin Coffee Cake

And just like that, it’s already November. On November 1st the mall was already decorated for Christmas and some people have already posted pictures on social media that their house is decorated for Christmas.  I have to admit that that totally stresses me out.  It makes me feel like I’m behind on my holiday shopping and decorating.  Does anyone else feel that way?  I’m determined to enjoy these last days of Fall and ignore those early birds (or try to). If you only make one pumpkin goodie this Fall then it must be this coffee cake (excluding pumpkin pie because of …

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