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scrumptious banana-pecan muffins

scrumptious banana-pecan muffins

Here's a quick little post for a quick little recipe for muffins. Take a look at what arrived at my doorstep yesterday: I know, AWESOME, right! I'm so freaking excited! Thanks Mama P. & Dave-in-law!!! I've already been fantasizing about all the ways I will use them (baked with goat cheese inside of prosciutto-wrapped dates … Continue reading

apple & yogurt coffee cake

apple & yogurt coffee cake

In this post, I had mentioned that I was going apple picking at an orchard a couple hours outside of LA. With all the Thanksgiving frenzy, I hadn't been able to sink my teeth into all things appley the way I was hoping to. I enjoyed a few with almond butter, and used a couple … Continue reading

guilt-free pumpkin pie!

guilt-free pumpkin pie!

There's a ton of recipes out there for healthy and food-allergy friendly pumpkin pies. I've toyed around with a few, and after a bit of tinkering I've come up with one that really suits my taste – a creamy, thick pumpkin custard that's not too sweet, with a hearty crust that will leave me satisfied … Continue reading

getting back on track: banana bread

getting back on track: banana bread

It's been a busy couple of weeks at the sensible scrap homestead! There have been some tough moments to deal with, but an equal amount of joyful ones as well. For me, this fall has been full of change, re-evaluation, and self-reflection. Come to think of it, my mood complements the changing landscape (yes, we … Continue reading

5 great ways to enjoy kale and pomegranate

5 great ways to enjoy kale and pomegranate

I would say that I'm a healthy eater. I eat a lot of produce, lean protein and fats from nuts/seeds/oils. I also indulge in wine, cheese, and the occasional steak. (Everything in moderation – including moderation!) I would say that Michael the Hubby is not a healthy eater. Well, not inherently. Though after 10 years … Continue reading

5 ingredient nut-butter bars

5 ingredient nut-butter bars

Okay, first a quick disclaimer. This recipe lists 7 ingredients, but 2 out of the 7 are completely optional. I just knew that “5 ingredients” would catch your eye more than 7. Anyway, enough with the numbers. This is a great recipe for when I'm craving a warm baked good that I won't feel guilty … Continue reading