June 12th, 2013


Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Posted on Oct 4th, 2012

I love baking with apples!  And I must say, this is one of the tastiest muffin recipes I've tried in quite awhile.  The combination of…

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Apple Pecan Praline Bread (Market Monday)

Posted on Oct 27th, 2013

Saturday was the last day our local farmers' market was open for the season. Which means this will be the last Market Monday post until next May. I…

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Apricot Pecan Quick Bread (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2015

When I spotted apricots at the farmers market recently, I realized I've never shared a single recipe that used fresh apricots. And I thought it was…

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Best Banana Muffins

Posted on May 12th, 2015

I can't tell you how many banana muffin recipes I've tried. The thing is, I have a fabulous banana bread recipe from my grandma that with a few…

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Best Ever Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on Jan 6th, 2015

I try not to exaggerate about the recipes I share on this blog, because I know the way a recipe turns out in my kitchen is not exactly the way it…

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Blueberry Coffeecake Muffins

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2014

Two of my favorite breakfast treats--coffeecake and blueberry muffins--come together in this fabulous recipe. Really, these muffins are like little…

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Blueberry Cornbread

Posted on Aug 31st, 2016

I don't know why it never occurred to me to add blueberries to my cornbread, but oh my heavens is this stuff ever good! I was tempted to call it…

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Blueberry Crunch Granola Muffins

Posted on Mar 30th, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GranolaMyWay #CollectiveBiasI'm a…

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Cake Mix Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on Oct 24th, 2016

If you've never made cinnamon rolls from a cake mix, let me tell you, you're missing out. And these Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls may just be my new…

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Caprese Bread

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2013

I'm always looking for new ways to combine the flavors of tomato, basil and mozzarella.  So when I stumbled across the idea of caprese bread, I…

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Cheesy Everything Monkey Bread

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

I don't know anyone who doesn't love monkey bread. Although I most often think of it as a sweet treat--something I'd enjoy for breakfast. Well, this…

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Cinnamon Biscones

Posted on Apr 15th, 2013

I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this recipe!  I have never had much luck with scones--mine always turn out way too dry and…

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Cinnamon Roll Quick Bread

Posted on Feb 17th, 2017

When I have time on the weekends, I to offer up something besides the usual cold cereal for my boys to enjoy for breakfast. And I can't…

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Cranberry Dark Chocolate Muffins

Posted on Dec 10th, 2013

The minute fresh cranberries appear in stores, I buy bags of them to keep in my freezer. Some might call it hoarding. I prefer to call it "being…

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Cranberry Swirl Bread

Posted on Dec 14th, 2013

Oh my heavens! This beautiful Cranberry Swirl Bread may be the best thing that ever happened to the humble cranberry. And I love all things…

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Cream Cheese Banana Nut Bread

Posted on Apr 7th, 2016

I don't know about you, but I never seem to have enough recipes for using up over-ripe bananas. I don't think we go more than a week around here…

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Posted on May 10th, 2016

During the school year, breakfast comes early at our house. The first child leaves the house before 6 am, which means quick, grab-and-go style…

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Double Chocolate Muffins (Costco Copycat Recipe)

Posted on Jan 21st, 2014

You need to know, right off the bat, that I feel slightly guilty calling these muffins. If you've ever had a Costco chocolate muffin, you know what I…

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Posted on Aug 8th, 2014

I don't know about you, but the only way I can feed my family zucchini is hidden in baked goods. And this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is my…

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Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread

Posted on Oct 17th, 2014

On the weekends, I take turns cooking with my boys, letting them choose the menu and help prepare the meal. This Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread…

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Easy Italian Bread

Posted on May 6th, 2013

It's always good to have a simple bread recipe on hand, and this is one of my favorites.  There are no fancy ingredients, and the hardest part…

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Easy Parmesan Garlic Knots

Posted on Dec 19th, 2013

Usually, I'm pretty good at practicing restraint when it comes to things like bread and dinner rolls. Except when I make these Parmesan Garlic Knots.…

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Favorite Dinner Rolls

Posted on Nov 21st, 2014

Just in time for your holiday dinner, I'm sharing my family's favorite dinner roll recipe (although we have been known to eat them for breakfast,…

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Favorite Pizza Dough

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2009

This pizza dough is a staple at our house, although we most often use it to make breadsticks.  The dough should be very soft, but not…

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Fresh Peach Muffins with Almond Streusel

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014

My boys love having muffins for breakfast and after-school snacks, and these fresh peach muffins are one of our new favorites. The muffins have a…

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Fresh Strawberry Sweet Rolls

Posted on Aug 28th, 2013

You may remember the Orange Creamsicle Rolls I posted awhile back. I thought it might be fun to experiment with a strawberry version. The result was…

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Grandma’s Banana Bread

Posted on Jan 28th, 2010

This is the first banana bread I ever made.  I've tried making dozens of banana breads since then, thinking I might find a better recipe than my…

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Indian Naan Bread

Posted on Apr 13th, 2010

My husband took one bite of this and said (with is mouth full of bread), "This is good bread!"  My children and I all agreed.  It does take…

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Jumbo Lemon Sweet Roll

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2016

When we moved to our neighborhood several years ago, we started hosting an Easter egg hunt as a fun way to get to know our neighbors. As my kids got…

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Lemon Garlic Bread

Posted on May 24th, 2015

I'll take a slice (or two....or three) of crusty garlic bread with almost any meal. It's one of those things I just can't resist. And this Lemon…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016

It's that time of year when zucchini is abundant, and all your friends with gardens are trying to give away their surplus zucchini. You're going to…

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Lemon Pull-Apart Bread

Posted on Apr 25th, 2014

Oh my! I kind of love these lemon pull-aparts. A lot. I've been eating them for breakfast, dessert, and possibly lunch. They start with homemade…

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Make Ahead Bran Muffins

Posted on Dec 27th, 2016

My mom shared this recipe for Make Ahead Bran Muffins with me a while back, and it's become one of my all-time favorite muffin recipes! The batter…

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Make Ahead Freezer Rolls

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2017

I love the convenience of frozen dinner rolls. Especially the ones you raise and bake yourself, because they taste so close to homemade. But these…

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Mini Cranberry Orange Rolls

Posted on Nov 24th, 2015

Now that our kids are older, we usually spend Thanksgiving together at home. Which means I'm in charge of the holiday meal. So while I love the idea…

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No-Knead Honey Oat Bread

Posted on Mar 15th, 2017

You may have noticed that I don't share a lot of homemade yeast bread recipes here. The truth is, I'm lazy. I don't want to bother with all that…

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Parmesan Garlic Breadsticks

Posted on Feb 13th, 2014

I think my children could live on breadsticks, and these Parmesan Garlic Breadsticks are our absolute favorite. Whether dipped in warm marinara sauce…

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Pineapple Banana Coconut Muffins

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

Years ago, my friend Darley shared a recipe for Pineapple Banana Bread with me. Since muffins are a favorite grab-and-go breakfast at our house, I…

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Pumpkin Cornbread

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

Until now, I've always been the only person in my family who likes cornbread. So although I love it, I rarely make it. Because I end up eating the…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2016

Now that it's officially fall, I feel okay about posting my first pumpkin recipe of the season. Don't get me wrong, I love all things pumpkin. I'm…

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Posted on Sep 17th, 2015

We get up early around here, so I love having some grab-and-go breakfast choices available for my teenagers as they head out the door to school. And…

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Quick and Easy Homemade Hamburger Buns

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2014

Honestly, I'm not the kind of person to go to the trouble of making my own hamburger buns. But it was one of those days where I realized I'd planned…

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Quick Mini Nutella Sweet Rolls

Posted on Jan 8th, 2016

Sometimes I just need a quick and easy treat. One that satisfies my cravings for both chocolate and carbs. These Quick Mini Nutella Sweet Rolls are…

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Raspberries and Cream Muffins

Posted on Oct 7th, 2011

I dare say this is one of the best muffin recipes I've ever tried.  They're moist but fluffy, and bake up beautifully.  And raspberry and…

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Rhubarb Ginger Oatmeal Muffins (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 11th, 2013

This week's Market Monday post features rhubarb from Miller Farms in Platteville, Colorado. In addition to a CSA program, they host all kind of fun…

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Rustic Rosemary Bread

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

I've always loved the aroma and flavor of fresh rosemary in a homemade loaf of bread, which is probably why this simple Rustic Rosemary Bread is one…

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Spinach Artichoke Bacon Pull-Apart Bread

Posted on Oct 4th, 2016

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own.One of my favorite things about this time…

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Strawberries and Cream Muffins with Almond Streusel

Posted on Sep 19th, 2013

These gorgeous muffins have become one of my favorites, with their combination of fresh strawberries and sweetened cream cheese. Not to mention the…

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Strawberry Bread

Posted on Apr 30th, 2010

Honestly, I'd never seen strawberry bread until my sister in-law shared this recipe.  It sounded so good, I had to try it that day!  I…

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Posted on Mar 14th, 2013

I've tried several recipes for Irish soda bread, and this Traditional Irish Soda Bread is by far my favorite.  It bakes up into such a beautiful…

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Muffins

Posted on Jan 15th, 2013

Muffins are a popular grab and go breakfast at our house, and these were a big hit with my family.  They aren't overly sweet, and…

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