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Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread + an easy Lunchbox Idea!

Chocolate + cherries = summer heaven.

This chocolate cherry banana bread is the perfect start to a summer morning --- a big thick slice topped with chocolate nut butter, oh my starzies... YES. You will be making this bread over and over again because you never want it to end! ... Read more » about Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread + an easy Lunchbox Idea!

Super Patriotic Red, White, & Blue Layered Smoothie

This patriotic layered smoothie is totally perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial day, or any morning you just want to be a little fancy! It's super healthy, super refreshing on a hot day, and super delish!

patriotic smoothie ... Read more » about Super Patriotic Red, White, & Blue Layered Smoothie

Mason Jar Breakfast Parfaits w/Blueberry Banana Bread

Hi friends! I am beyond excited about today's post and recipe and photos! I made over my most popular blog recipe: Greek Yogurt Blueberry Banana Bread (with almost half a million pageviews for just this one recipe!!) and made it completely dairy-free by subbing in Silk's new dairy-free blueberry yogurt alternative... and guess what? It turned out PERFECTLY! ... Read more » about Mason Jar Breakfast Parfaits w/Blueberry Banana Bread

Winter Superfoods, Sweet Potato Muffins, & a giveaway!

Oh beloved summer, it's been so long since I've seen you!

Summer usually takes all the glory when it comes to healthy eating, fresh veggies, and feeling our best, right? Winter gets equated to "comfort foods," gaining weight, bulky warm clothes (all the better to hide those extra pounds), and less activity. But even in the midst of winter, you can feel super.  ... Read more » about Winter Superfoods, Sweet Potato Muffins, & a giveaway!

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: dairy-free & delish

It's time to give in, folks:  to the craving of all things pumpkin! And not just pumpkin "flavored" things like the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte that doesn't contain any actual pumpkin, but the real deal, 100% pumpkin puree. This time of year I put it in everything: pancakes, muffins, chili, cranberry relish, and yes of course... pie. I decided this year I needed to up the pumpkin ante ... Read more » about Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: dairy-free & delish

Berry Cobbler Granola + {Blueberry Crumble Muffins}

I definitely have a weakness for muffins. Like I love them, in all flavors! Some have even called me "The Muffin Queen!" Some of my favorites are these brownie batter zucchini ones, these banana nut ones, these spice ones, and these pumpkin ones. The good news is, mine are healthy, er... health(ier) than most. I love squeezing in nutrtious superfoods where you least expect them ... Read more » about Berry Cobbler Granola + {Blueberry Crumble Muffins}

Healthy Mother's Day Brunch + {BLT Crustless Quiche}

I have to say, as hard as the days can be sometimes, mothering this little adventurous, strong-willed, creative child... I really am loving these moments lately. Babycakes' love for me overflows out of her mouth almost incessantly. She says I'm the greastest and most beautiful mommy ever. ... Read more » about Healthy Mother's Day Brunch + {BLT Crustless Quiche}

12 Muffin Recipes Mom will LOVE -- on Mother's Day

I really do have a thing for muffins. I love them! I love how easy they are to make, how easy they are to store, how absolutely delicious they can be, and how easy they are to eat throughout the week for a quick breakfast-on-the-go! All of which are important to: mothers. From chocolate to peanut butter, to banana nut, to cranberry corn, to pumpkin streusel, there is something here for everyone. So secretly quiz your mom ... Read more » about 12 Muffin Recipes Mom will LOVE -- on Mother's Day

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