Category: Breads

22 Sep

Carrot and Walnut Muffins

Carrot Walnut Muffins | Foodinary

This past weekend I saw a roadside farmer’s stand selling humungous bags of carrots.  There is no possible way I could have ever hoped to make enough baked goods, juice, and salads in time to use up all of those carrots before they went bad so I opted out.   However, I did feel inspired […]

02 Apr

Banana Pecan Muffins

Banana Pecan Muffin

I always buy bananas with the best of intentions – I have these grandiose plans of trying out multiple smoothie recipes and munching on peanut butter and banana sandwiches each morning.  Unfortunately, I often forget I have those bananas in my cupboard and before I know it they are developing those black spots all over […]

13 Jun

Sourdough French Toast and Cooking for One

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Cooking for one can be tough. Most cookbooks do not cater to those just cooking for themselves.  Instead recipes always make enough to feed a crowd leaving those of us living alone to finding little reason to put in the effort to make something for just one. Often times it can be hard to want […]

15 May

Fancy Breakfast Sandwiches

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Why do we always wait for special occasions to dress things up a bit? Everyday is basically a special occasion because we have been blessed to live another day on this beautiful planet.  We don’t need to take it to the extreme, but we should all try to enjoy the little things that make life […]

09 Feb

Whole-Wheat Chocolate Orange Scones

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Breakfast foods are the best. We always talk about starting the day with a “healthy” breakfast.  I’m sure you all know what I’m talking about…We’ve all seen those commercials with some whole grain toast, a bowl of cereal, a banana, in addition to tall glasses of orange juice and milk.  Does anyone seriously eat a […]

14 Nov

Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Thanksgiving is a time to take a break and think about what we are truly thankful for.  So often people dread seeing those awkward relatives on this family oriented holiday and being forced to create conversations they would much rather steer clear of.  This can be avoided by attempting to stuff one’s face with as […]

03 Oct

Simplicity: The Ultimate Sophistication

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The other day, I had plans of making the most glorious banana bread.  It was filled with peanut butter, honey, and oats.  I must say, I thought it was a brilliant idea. It looked absolutely beautiful and the smell was enough to make your mouth water… I was so excited to take that first bite. […]

28 Sep

Back To Basics: Bread

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What do you do when you’re stressed and feeling down? Run? Call your best friend? Make Lists? I bake bread. The whole bread making process is very calming to me.  I never quite understood why… Not until I sat down to write this post. Making bread is all about patience.  I mean the starter alone […]

16 Sep

What to do with an Empty Fridge

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Do you ever have those days when you open the refrigerator only to find it darn near empty? That happened at lunchtime today. I live with 5 other girls so there is always something in our fridge, but after some digging, I discovered that the only food to my name was a little bit of […]

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