“Skinny & Naked Cinnamon Rolls”

Steaming cups of coffee.. warm cinnamon rolls baking in the oven.. family gathered around the table talking about good times. That sounds like the perfect Saturday morning to me. I have always had a special place in my heart for cinnamon rolls but I rarely make them because they are so heavy and weighted down…

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Scratch Made “Zucchini Banana Bread”

When you get home from the grocery store with a basket full of zucchini, what do you make?  If you are like me, it’s only a matter of time before baked zucchini gets a little old. I can bake it, I can grill it, I can even sauté it; However, when the summer lingers on and continuously…

“Cinnamon Waffles with Blackberry Mint Syrup”

I can’t even say the entire name of this recipe without my mouth watering for the sweet goodness of waffles for breakfast. Mmm.. is it time for breakfast yet?  I created this waffle recipe after several Saturday waffle fails. My husband sure doesn’t have a problem telling me when I could improve my cooking game, something I…

“Cranberry Walnut Energy Muffins”

Cranberry, walnuts, flax oh my! These muffins are so protein and energy packed they should be your next go-to snack to make. These little guys are great for two reasons, 1. they fill you up and 2. they don’t contain any refined oil, sugar, butter, dairy or soy. Okay so maybe that was six reasons…

“Orange Infused Almond Cookies”

Gluten, Soy & Dairy Free These simple almond cookies are the perfect fix for that sweet tooth that craves all things bad for you. When I went looking for a cookie recipe that contained neither butter nor oil, I didn’t realize it was like looking for a needle in a haystack. Most cookie recipes out…

Gluten Free “Carrot Cake Muffins”

Muffins have been my saving grace when life gets busy and I need ‘on the go snacks’. Throughout the last couple of years I have baked enough muffins to supply the army, and then some. During one muffin crazed college semester, I baked a new batch of muffins every week. I tried ingredients that probably should not have been…