My friend Amber texted me yesterday and said “I hope your birthday is amaze-balls.” It was pretty good but I MADE amaze-balls. I was going to make myself Joey’s Birth Day Cake, but I didn’t butter the pans well enough and the cakes stuck. So I threw the cake into the peanut butter frosting and


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You know those bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers that are filled with cream cheese? I could eat about 100 of them at a time. I LOVE them. But I rarely make them because carefully scooping all of the seeds out of the jalapenos is a bit time consuming, and I’m always afraid I’ll get pepper juice in


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I’ve been so excited about my new donut pan! I even have another one on the way, and even ordered the mini-donut pan too. There’s just something about baked confections with a hole in the middle! Why are they so fun?? So my Mother-in-law is in town this weekend, and since both kids were napping


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  One evening, I couldn’t stop thinking about cookies. It was late when I decided to whip these up, and since I didn’t want to wait for multiple batches to finish in the oven, I put about half of the batter into mini muffin cups instead of right on the parchment paper (these need about


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I was so excited to try this recipe from Real Simple. I’m a sucker for lemony things, skin-on chicken, and any excuse to eat roasted garlic. The first time was a bust though. I’ve cooked lemon slices like this before (the original recipe has you put them in the bottom of the baking dish), and


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I’m a giant Pinterest fan, and when I saw this donut recipe, I had to re-pin it even though I didn’t have a donut pan. But the idea of donuts was sowed in my mind, and I couldn’t stop thinking of them… so I ordered this donut pan (recommended by my twitter friends), and now


Since I kept torturing people with photos of this cake on twitter and instagram… I’ve been asked about a zillion times “WHAT IS THAT CAKE!?!” followed by “I MUST MAKE IT AND PUT IT IN MY MOUTH NOWWW!” Well it’s really really good. This is the cake I was GOING to make while in labor


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Better Homes and Gardens is one of my favorite magazines. I mostly ignore the garden stuff because of my black thumbs, but the rest of the magazine is lovely. Organization, décor, some nice editorials, recipes… even though most of the recipes are far from grain-free, usually there is one per magazine I tend to rip


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Grain-free, gluten-free muffins, perfect for when you’re craving a cinnamon bun without the stomach upset. These muffins are moist and flavorful, and the thin schmear of cream cheese icing is just the thing to make them extra-decadent.


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You know those Little Debbie snacks, Oatmeal Cream Pies? They have soft oatmeal cookies and a creamy filling. I loved those as a kid. These are my “real food” version, and this is a banana “take” on the cream pie. The cookies are super soft, almost like banana bread muffin tops, and the filling is


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These banana-pecan waffles have zero dairy, and of course they’re grain-free, gluten-free, and delicious.


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  Perusing Pinterest, I found this recipe for oatmeal-raisin breakfast cookies. They looked great, except for the part about the oatmeal. Oh man, the last time I ate oats, I was pregnant with Anneliese and threw them into my grain-free waffles because I wanted the texture. BAD IDEA. There were some huge consequences, tummy-wise… So



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