recipes

Super Easy and Moist Mini Carrot Cake Recipe for Easter

These Mini Carrot Cakes are ideal for Easter. They are packed with freshly shredded carrots, cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of orange, with a decadent cream cheese frosting! This recipe is easy to make and so good! Are you celebrating Easter this year? Rumor has it the bunny is going to stop by late Saturday night with some goodies. We are stilling staying home and social distancing, which can be hard, but also offers the opportunity for new traditions. Parker has already decided that she wants to watch a movie on Easter morning- ha! With all of …

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Gluten Free Strawberry Chocolate Chip Scone Recipe

Ready for a little springtime baking? This strawberry chocolate chip scone recipe has been a favorite of mine for years! It requires no eggs and the ingredients can be substituted to fit whatever you have in your pantry! This strawberry chocolate chip scone recipe has been one of my favorites for years, long before I ever had kids. I’ve made it a dozen different ways, too. You can use all types of different fillings, glaze or no glaze, and almost any type of flour. For grain-free, you can sub a combo of almond and coconut flours or you …

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Blood Orange Margaritas with Citrus Salt Recipe

This classic blood orange margarita recipe has a wonderful citrus flavor. Don’t have blood oranges on hand? Make this recipe with any kind of citrus– classic lime, orange or grapefruit juice. Drinks are not like children.  It is perfectly okay to choose a favorite and this is mine! You can use the recipe with lime juice for the best classic margarita or grapefruit juice for a paloma. I’ve done it all three ways and they all turn out delicious! I don’t know about you, but margarita Saturday feels like a tradition I can …

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7 Easy Dinners for Now and Later: The Double Everything and Freeze It Meal Plan

Anybody else feeling like they live in their kitchen lately? We have definitely broken our own record for consecutive meals cooked on our own stovetop and probably for most dishwasher runs in a given week. To be honest, though, it’s actually been nice. While I miss our favorite breakfast spots and weekend dinners dining al fresco with friends, I’ve enjoyed cracking open dusty cookbooks and trying new things in the kitchen. That said, I’ve been dying for some homemade freezer meals for those days when we are being pulled in …

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