The BEST Banana Cake Recipe

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Have I mentioned I love cake?  All kinds of cake.  I’d say I’m not picky, but I really am.  Dry cake is the worst, blech. This banana cake is so moist and amazing.  I made it as a layer cake to get that extra frosting in the middle, but if you’re feeling a little lazy […]

Super Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

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    Snickerdoodle cookies are a favorite in our house.  The name makes me cringe a little, “snickerdoodle” sounds like some strange dog mix.  Fortunately, these cinnamon flavored sugar cookies are delicious and my entire family devours them.  The ingredients are ones I usually have in my pantry, with the exception of cream of tartar. […]

Chocolate Cake with Berries & Whipped Cream

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Please don’t be intimidated by homemade cake, this one is actually SO simple. This is my absolute FAVORITE chocolate cake recipe. It’s dense but so moist, and it has the most intense chocolate flavor without being too heavy. We had friends coming over to dinner, and they like to eat healthy food. Like organic almond milk and flax seed kind of healthy food. I happened to want cake for dessert, so I decided to “trick” my friends into eating my delicious cake. Whipped cream and fresh berries are delicious (it’s just not quite the same as buttercream frosting!)

Chewy M&M’s Cookies

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Who doesn’t love candy M&M’s and cookies? When those two worlds collide, you have chewy M & M’s cookies. Why would you buy them at the store when they’re so easy to make at home. By the time you gather your kids, get in the car, drive to the store, find the cookies, wait in […]

Summer Blueberry Pancakes

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Pancakes are a family favorite in our house. Fresh blueberries go on sale in the grocery store, and I love to pack them into all kinds of foods. One of my go-to recipes is blueberry pancakes. I’ll make them for a weekend breakfast, but one of my kids favorite meals is to have pancakes for […]

Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

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Let me just say, I hate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I know it’s un-American but I think they’re totally gross. I like my sandwiches to be savory. BUT, I love peanut butter cookies. Other than homemade peanut butter cups (a recipe for another day), they are the only thing made with peanut butter that […]

Whole Clementine Cake

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I found this recipe in Sunset Magazine for a “whole orange cake.” The idea was intriguing. You use the whole orange, rind and all. I love oranges and I love cake. Never one to pass on the opportunity for a good cake recipe, I decided to give it a try. It turned out super moist, […]