Bread and Baked Goods

Paleo Baked Goods: A Simple Guide

toddler eating paleo baked goods snack
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian Grapeseed Oil Spray. This will be my first holiday season after removing most carbs, sugar and gluten from my diet almost a year ago. Paleo baked goods can seem daunting at first, but...

Cinnamon Puff Pastry Twists

cinnamon puff pastry sticks
I've been browsing the McCormick Look Book lately, which is like a Pinterest-style recipe board using all of their various spices. Recipe-browsing is a dangerous habit for a pregnant woman to be getting into, as I start craving everything and have zero energy to...

What To Do With Stale Bread

what to do with stale bread
Colby came over last weekend and brought over a fantastic little loaf of bread she made. She's so thoughtful, playing to my carb addiction. But then she left it sitting out and it got all stale! Silly sister. You know how much I hate...

Challah Rolls #SmartFinalSupportsSoCalSchools

challah rolls
My mother-in-law makes these Challah rolls for our family every Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. For those not familiar with the Jewish vernacular, Challah is pronounced like "Holla" (as in "Ain't no holla back girl") or "Dolla" (as in "Dolla dolla bills, y'all"). Yep, we...

Muffin in a Minute

muffin in a minute atkins
The other day, my mother-in-law showed me something. Something epic. "Would you like a muffin with your coffee?" she asked. "Um, sure?" I make a regular habit of raiding their cabinets every time I enter the house (a hazard of the both fact that I'm always...

Cranberry Coffee Cake

cranberry coffee cake
Spring has officially sprung! One of the things this season always reminds me of is the spring brunches we always had at church when I was a kid. The pastries were my favorite part. Croissants, danishes and palmiers...yum. This cranberry coffee cake is pretty...

DIY Bisquick Recipe

As a ravenous carb fiend, Bisquick is one of my go-to kitchen staples. I use it for biscuits, pancakes, waffles, dumplings, strawberry shortcake...I could probably concoct a Bisquick variation of just about any recipe in my files. Bisquick is an easy, inexpensive alternative to...

Healthy Bran Muffin Recipe

I used to buy bran muffins at the store on almost a weekly basis. Then I thought to myself: Self, you should really make your own bran muffins. You'll save money, and how hard can it really be to find a healthy bran muffin recipe? Fortunately,...