Cream Cheese Blackberry Braid

Cream Cheese Blackberry Braid 11

This might be the brunch item of my dreams. I’m not normally a sweet breakfast kind of person and will almost always choose to start my morning with something savory. Except when it comes to this Cream Cheese Blackberry Braid. It’s so stinking easy to make yet it looks like you slaved all morning to

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Rocky Road Ice Cream

If you all have been following me for awhile, you know that Joel and I are not big chocolate lovers. It has it’s place in cookies and such but for me, not as the main star. I’ve never been a fan of chocolate cake (except for my sister-in-laws) or chocolate ice cream but somehow Noah got

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Homemade Nut Butters

I have a Pinterest board called Storebought to Homemade with all kinds of DIY recipes for delicious items from the grocery store. Things like dulce de leche, wheat thins, graham crackers, extracts and homemade nut butters. Things that I have totally intended to start making from scratch but as you can see, I just haven’t gotten

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Almond Joy or Mounds Eggs

If you are looking for a fun Easter treat to make with the kiddos, this is it! Noah and I are huge coconut and almond lovers so these Almond Joy Eggs were an ideal sweet for us. Noah loved dumping all the ingredients into the KitchenAid and turning it on. Needless to say, we may have

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Loaded Triple Chocolate Banana Muffins

I know these Loaded Triple Chocolate Muffins have quite the name and I really should have simplified with the title “best muffins ever.” They really are that good. They were still light and moist, unlike many muffins I have made with whole wheat flour. And they are actually an updated version of the muffins I shared here (before

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Ramen Cabbage Salad

For Memorial Day this year, we decided to travel to Kansas City to visit Joel’s family. It’s so hard these days to travel 9 hours in the car so we really cherish the times that we are able to get back. We have a lot of fun and exciting things planned for the weekend including an

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Brown Butter Ice Cream with Pralined Almonds

It’s time again to break out the ice cream machine! That little fact pretty much makes my entire week. I have a thing for ice cream in a really bad way. It doesn’t really matter how full I am, I can still manage to find room for ice cream. I inherited this love of ice

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Chocolate Almond Pralines {12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies}

So I’m starting to worry more about Christmas now that it’s November. I don’t have any lists started yet. Joel hasn’t given me any ideas. Not that I should be surprised. That happens every year. And his birthday is 6 days before Christmas so I need even more ideas from him. Darn him. He is

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Burnt Sugar Almonds

Have you ever had those expensive sugary, cinnamony almonds from the mall or at sporting events? You know the ones I’m talking about, the ones you can smell from a mile away that instantaneously make your mouth start to water. Oh yeah, these are those! They are amazing and super easy to prepare. I’ve had this

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