Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins

I know what you’ll be making this weekend.  These muffins, hint, hint.  😉 I bet many of you have made banana muffins before.  Show of (virtual) hands?  I know I sure have made my fair share of muffins, especially of the banana variety.  A few years ago, I shared a banana muffin recipe where the muffins are loaded with pecans and a streusel topping.  Then there’s the small batch of banana muffins which is awesome if you have one rogue ripe banana that’s one step from the garbage.  Let’s not forgot our chocolate lovers, because my double chocolate banana muffin recipe is pretty much the best …

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Nutella Crescent Rolls

Are you ready for a fool proof recipe that only involves two ingredients? One of my sisters always asks me for easy recipes.  I show her a few, like chocolate chip cookies and pancakes, and she responds back to me with a “No, I mean really easy.”  The challenge was on for me to find something for her to make and I found this recipe. Let’s start with the fact that you only need two ingredients.  If two ingredients is two too many for you, then simply forget about cooking and buy something pre-made.  This is really easy to make.  …

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4 Lunch Meal Prep Recipes

A few months ago I shared some lunch ideas that you can make ahead of time.  I thought I’d update you with what I’ve made for lunch recently in case you are interested in adding new combos to your rotation. 1. Chickpeas, Quinoa, and Sweet Potato Fries.  This lunch is a “clean out your fridge” kinda meal and sometimes those are the best meals.  I baked a bunch of sweet potato fries and cooked a big batch of quinoa.  Then I added chickpeas, olives, and feta cheese.  I basically gathered a bunch of my favorite ingredients so it’s not a …

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Iced Lemon Pound Cake

If you’re looking for a lemon dessert then this lemon pound cake is it. I’m kind of weird when it comes to lemon desserts.  If I’m presented with lemon pie, cake, cookies, you get the idea, I initially politely pass.  “I don’t like lemon desserts,” I’d say.  But somehow I usually cave and end up trying it.  Usually it’s a piece off of my husband’s dessert.  Let’s face it, I love pie, cakes, and cookies, so it’s hard to resist.  “Hey, that’s tasty,” I say.  I guess you could say that I don’t like the idea of lemon desserts, but …

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Chickpea Quinoa Caprese Salad

Meet my favorite lunch. A few weeks ago I was craving a traditional caprese salad, which is mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil.  This fabulous trio screams summertime to me.  I wanted to kick it up a notch and add something hearty and protein-y, so I added quinoa and chickpeas.  Chickpeas are the answer to everything for me.  😉  And quinoa…  I’ve been adding that to almost every lunch lately.  I’m sure that my husband is cringing as he reads this because he’s not a fan of quinoa.  Not at all.  He can even detect the smell of it cooking from the …

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