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Pistachio Muffins

Make these hearty pistachio muffins for a holiday brunch with friends! I made it through the weekend, and pretty much in one piece. The last seven days were by far the busiest, craziest and most overwhelming of the season so far.  I could not be more thankful for my family and friends that chipped in […]

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

This loaf of bread is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.  If there is somehow some leftover, use it the next day it to make french toast for a delicious breakfast treat. It’s not often that I bake something that requires yeast.  In fact, I tend to think of most homemade breads as something […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins Made with Quinoa Flour {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

Light and moist pumpkin muffins that are quick and easy to make.  Void of dairy and gluten, these muffins are allergy friendly, too! Wow, it seems like forever ago that I made these muffins!  It was actually towards the beginning of October because I brought them when we visited my sister in Boston.  Now we […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bake {gluten-free, dairy-free}

This make-ahead breakfast bake is healthy, hearty and tasty!  Full of pumpkin, bananas and oatmeal, you will feel good serving this to your family for breakfast. Confession:  This recipe is already on the blog. But…. ouch!  I realize that something like this is hard to photograph, but those pictures were just so  bad.  And the […]

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Banana Bread

This hearty but moist banana bread is healthy enough for breakfast while still being sweet enough to feel like a treat. I have so much good stuff for you.  There was basically a three-day baking marathon to get ahead on blog posts.  The problem is, whenever I build up some recipe inventory, I have the […]

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Vanilla Roasted Strawberry Banana Bread that is Low Fat and Whole Wheat

It’s Tuesday but I feel like I am still recovering from the long weekend!  I think it has something to do with 13+ hours of driving for a two-day trip, dancing all night long at my cousin’s wedding, and the hotel neighbors that found it necessary to blast music and yell at each other at […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

I’m so glad that you seemed to enjoy my new weekly blog series!  It makes me so happy to have a way of staying connected just a little more regularly.  Definitely let me know if there are any other topics you would like me to include! So these cake bars are another item I made […]

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Cookie Butter Lava Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

I think I looked at about fifty different banana muffin and bread variations before finally deciding to make these muffins.  My objective was to make something healthy but special.  I didn’t want plain old banana bread and I sure didn’t want something that was boring and dry. Luckly, I had bookmarked Jenny’s recipe for these […]

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Blueberry Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread {Gluten-Free}

Gluten-free banana bread that is moist and just as delicious as regular.  No crazy ingredients needed. Besides my tight shorts, another symptom of my less than stellar gym attendance is an abundance of browning bananas in my kitchen.  They are the pre-workout snack of choice in our apartment and when they don’t get eaten it […]

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Chocolate Covered Cookie Butter Pretzels

Yes, I’m still alive.  I’ve just been buried in butter, sugar and chocolate… especially in the form of blondies over the last few weeks.  Keep It Sweet Desserts was lucky enough to get a very flattering mention in Star Magazine and readers have been calling, emailing and placing orders like crazy.  It is amazing. Some […]

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