Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Pecan Streusel

These twice baked sweet potatoes are officially my new favorite way to scarf down the oh so good for you vegetable. Never mind that they are smothered in butter and sugar. I’m normally more of a savory person when it comes to my sweet potatoes and usually go for them diced, tossed in olive oil

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Double Crumb Coffee Cake

My little guy turns 3 today…..3!!!!!!! I can’t believe it. We have a special day planned filled with all his favorite things. The pool, putt putt golf and Hu Hot top the list. Hu Hot you ask? It’s his absolute favorite restaurant. Without fail, when we ask him where he wants to go for dinner

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Apple Streusel Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

See these apples? We picked them….for free. And we took them home…for free! Seriously people, nothing is free anymore. I found out about this cute little orchard owned by the city last year but we never got around to checking it out. So when I heard that the apples were ready this year I put

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Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes

These are simply amazing. Definitely not the pancakes you make every weekend but a great occasional recipe to break out for special celebrations. Pancakes are usually for special occasions around here anyway. I don’t know why I don’t make them often because we love them…just don’t think about them I guess. And I don’t have

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Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie

Ok, so I’m not a fruit for dessert kind of person. I just don’t enjoy cooked fruit, it get mushy and weird….not my thing. But Joel loves apple pie. For the past few Thanksgivings I have made this pie for him with lots of success and raves. Although I am not a fan, the crumbly

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Easy Blueberry Skillet Cake

I love Paula Deen.  I know many of you out there don’t but I find her hilarious and charming.  That being said, I don’t make a lot of her recipes due to the usual caloric intake.  When I saw this recipe made for a Mother’s Day special by her sons, I knew it was something that

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins are just amazing. I know it’s not pumpkin season but I just couldn’t resist after stumbling upon the recipe.  And with the buttermilk and whole wheat flour they are healthy, right? That’s what I keep telling myself at least. Joel doesn’t like pumpkin. I think he may have been dropped

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