Bread and Baked Goods

Oatmeal Muffin in a Mug

Gluten-free oatmeal muffin in a mug
I haven't had much time to bake from scratch lately, but my cravings for pastries and baked goods have been FIERCE. This oatmeal muffin in a mug satisfies my need for something light and fluffy in the morning. In under five minutes, I can have a hot and healthy breakfast for anyone in the family - and it's fancy...

Paleo Breads to Drool Over

Paleo Breads
It's springtime! Season of fluffy pastries, Easter rolls and brunch baked goods. If you're skipping out on grains and sugar this season but missing all the carby goodness, we have an answer for you. We've worked with Foodie once again to round up the best Paleo breads on the internet. So gather your almond meal and coconut flour and...

4 Ingredient Beer Bread

Do you ever have that one item in your cupboard or fridge that's just bound to go bad no matter what because your family doesn't eat enough of it? Well that's bread in our home. So when my daughter came up to me last week and asked for a peanut butter sandwich I had to get a bit creative....

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 I've gotten pretty accustomed to adapting my old favorite recipes to fit my new lifestyle....

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 to waste food. Fortunately, as I was pondering what to do with stale bread, I happened...

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 regularly raise the roof when we bake over here.When I think of holiday bread, this...

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 starving from round-the-clock breastfeeding and the fact that Heidi cooks like nobody's business), and I...

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 easy, but can definitely hold its own amongst the fanciest of breakfast cakes. The cranberry...

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, my trusty mother-in-law had one on hand.Healthy Bran Muffin Recipe 1 1/4 cup unprocessed bran 1 cup...