Molasses Banana-Oat Bread

This winter I have been changing up the flavor of our breakfast foods by using molasses in place of other forms of sugar. I used to keep a bottle of the thick dark syrup in the back of the cabinet (where it always seems sticky) for the very occasional batch of gingerbread. Now in the front of the pantry, this…

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Peanut Butter Oat Cookies

Peanut butter oat cookies are sweet, peanut buttery, and soft in the middle with just a hint of crispness around the edge. You can’t go wrong pairing a couple of these dainty peanut butter oat cookies with a cup of tea or a frosty glass of milk. Healthy ingredients make these the perfect anytime treat. Your kids are certain to run…

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Low Sugar Cobbler with Agave & Coconut

Every day we go through our closets mixing and matching various items to create a new outfit. Sometimes a tailored blouse works with dark blue jeans then the next week the same shirt gets paired with a pencil skirt. Recipes are a lot like outfits and pantries are like closets. We keep the same basic staples, frequently combining old favorites…

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Simple Holiday Sides: Maple-Orange Cranberry Sauce

I have all sorts of warm fuzzy holiday memories of sitting around my grandparents creaky dinning room table. The good china plates beautiful in their own right sat ready to be buried under our feast. Grandma’s good flatware, not silver but gold, twinkled in the light of taper candles. Before we all squeezed in around the table we each participated in parading…

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