Super Moist Pumpkin Bread

Today's post is sponsored by Wholesome! We used two of their organic sugars for this magical pumpkin bread. Straight up classy. 💅🏼💅🏾💅🏻 That's what this is. I mean, classy among other things, like moist and lightly sweet and perfect for melty butter ... Read More →

Pumpkin Bites with Maple Glaze

Pumpkin bites! Nibbles of pumpkin love! Little sweets of morning joy! I wish I could say I wasn't this shallow, but the prospect of eating about 50 of these little guys is singlehandedly what got me out of bed this morning. That, and the fact that I would ... Read More →

Cinnamon Streusel French Toast Cups

Today's drool-worthy French Toast Cups are sponsored by Wholesome! - we used their organic pancake syrup and organic  coconut palm syrup with this recipe and they were both ON POINT. Oh my goodness oh my goodness oh my goodness. It's been way too ... Read More →

Fresh Blueberry Peach Cake

Today's post is sponsored by our *sweet* friends at Wholesome! --> see what I did there? We love their coconut palm sugar in this recipe! Like, a lottttt. If I were to tell you the truth about this fresh blueberry peach cake, I'd tell you that I've ... Read More →

15 Must-Try Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Good morning! And I really mean GOOD MORNING, because mornings are a lot better when they include any one of these must-try healthy breakfast recipes. Spring is the time when my body starts to say: enough oatmeal already. It's been cold forrrrever which ... Read More →

Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins made with wholesome whole wheat, frozen wild blueberries, and honey. And a spoonful of butter glaze to make the whole thing pretty. THIS IS REAL LIFE. We're not quite at the point yet where good blueberries are showing their little ... Read More →

Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones

Is it just me, or is it a Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones kinda day? These gingerbread scones are a) jumbo, because I accidentally made them huge - oops? b) soft and delicately crumbly like a good scone should be, and c) full of warm and wonderful ... Read More →

Healthy Gingerbread Muffins

Gin-ger-bread! Gin-ger-bread! Gin-ger-breeaaaaddd! Okay, maybe I did just go and make gingerbread in November. Maybe I did and maybe I like it. Before I get distracted talking about any other life thing, I want to say this: I LOVE THESE MUFFINS. I say it ... Read More →

Cranberry Dark Chocolate Biscotti

Just let me tell you something real quick. Whole wheat cranberry dark chocolate biscotti with flecks of orange zest, raw honey in place of sugar, and a generous drizzle of dark chocolate are sitting nice and pretty on my plate (ahem, hand) this morning, and ... Read More →

Cinnamon Streusel Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Maple Glaze

Halloooh! I'm still here! and so is this extra indulgent, feels like fall, crumb-heavy, spiced pumpkin coffee cake with a cinnamon streusel topping and a maple glaze. Ain't nobody messing around with this one. No way no how. Pumpkin coffee cake to the max ... Read More →

Healthy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Muffins

MUFFINS FOR EVERYONE!!!! Shouting is necessary because we've got good news over here: last week I took my most simplest and favoritest old fall-time cinnamon sugar apple cake recipe and made it into little - okay fine fine fine - HUGE whole wheat muffins. ... Read More →

Honey and Olive Oil Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini muffs! Like more PLEASE. They're big, puffy, and crackly on top, and beautifully moist and deliciously sweet inside, and perfect for all your Monday breakfasts and second breakfasts. And Wednesday lunches and post-lunch snacks and Friday afternoon ... Read More →

Caramelized Banana Oat Muffins

And the streak of new things continues with Caramelized Banana Can't Stop Love Them So Much Naturally Sweet Oat Muffins. But don't think I'm getting all crazy with the new because you know I like routine and familiar and predictability something fierce. As ... Read More →

Super Easy Coconut French Toast Bake

This post is sponsored by King's Hawaiian. Because yummy sweet bread makes Super Easy Coconut Baked French Toast a thing-o-beauty. Check out their first ever commercial here to see people go pupule (crayyyzee!) for this bread. Hello springy brunch ... Read More →

Lemon Muffins with Chia Seeds and Honey Glaze

Whatever you do, DO NOT imagine me taking down half of that muffin in one bite for picture purposes. Just don't even go there in your mind, because I was there in real life and it wasn't pretty. But it was delicious. It was stuff it in your face ASAP and ... Read More →

Bakery Style Blueberry Scones

Valentine's Day is killing me. Let me rephrase that: Valentine's Day on Pinterest is killing me. This year I'm either going to hand-sew and individually stuff a bag full of heart shaped tea bags, or leave hearts made of flour all over the yard that lead ... Read More →

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread

*drools* I am totally smitten with this. Consumed. Overwhelmed. Carried Away. Which is good, because I could use a little food distraction so I don't dwell on the fact that I'm going back to work today after three and a half years of winter break. I love my ... Read More →

Healthy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

The conversation in my head went something like this: I need a pumpkin muffin NOW. But that oil and sugar. Dern. And so began the quest for a healthy pumpkin muffin that still tasted like a yummy pumpkin muffin. The original version of these Maple ... Read More →

Deep Dish Cinnamon Streusel Dessert Pizza

Oh, haiyyy. Just gimme a minute to lick the final cinnamon streusel crumbs off my sticky fingers and attempt to be coherent enough to write something. ... Or get another slice. Cause coherent thoughts might not be happening. This pizza, and by pizza I ... Read More →

Cinnamon Sugar Zucchini Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Sugar Zucchini Coffee Cake may or may not be the best thing to come out of my kitchen all week, but I need to start this post with some b-a-d news: House #2, the Charmer, sold. After 5 days on the market. To someone else. The same night I posted ... Read More →

Homemade Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Okay, well, I guess I can eat cinnamon swirl bread all day if I must. Because when that smell speaks to me, game over. Bjork and I have kind of a dysfunctional relationship with bread. I said WITH BREAD. Sheesh. No, seriously though. There's this thing ... Read More →

Oatmeal Flax Blueberry Muffins

The moment I wake up... before I put on my make up... I make a muffin just for youuuu... True story. I've made these at least 18 divided by 3 times in the last few weeks of being home, because I'm making up for year of not eating these sweet little ... Read More →

My Sister’s Citrus Scones

  Once upon a time I posted a recipe for a recipe that I didn't personally make. That's because These scones appeared on my kitchen table in a magic Welcome Home basket a few days ago, and they are so heavenly, so buttery-moist and just a little ... Read More →

Strawberry Jam Muffins

Did we ever talk about this? That would be a package of strawberries for 13 dollars. Thirteen. Dollars. That's why I don't buy strawberries here in the Philippines, or berries of any kind, really. Don't feel bad for me. I mean, bananas, papaya, ... Read More →

Coffee Cake Muffins

I cannot believe how much has happened since that Baked Rigatoni post went out a wee 48 hours ago. I'm currently sitting in my nice comfy bed, propped up with the computer on my lap, and all is well. Or, getting well. But here's a little reader-friendly ... Read More →

Gingerbread Loaves with Lemon Glaze

It’s Christmastime! Or is it really? {crink eye} I feel like the world is playing a trick on me. From where I stand it looks more like primo beach season. True, people are wearing jeans and little sweater-like things, Christmas music and flashing ... Read More →

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

I'll just put it out there. Best muffins ever. That's right. Best muffins ever. This is like combining everything I’ve ever loved in a muffin and baking it to fluffy, moist, streusely perfection: peanut butter, banana, cinnamon, and chocolate ... Read More →

Caramel Rolls with Apples and Walnuts

I blinked and it was Monday. I’m a little sad. This weekend was filled with some wonderful things, including babysitting 30 kids on a Friday night, and maybe wonderful isn’t the right word for that, but whatever, hosting a Matilda movie night with my ... Read More →

Bread Pudding with Hot Butter Rum Sauce

Ohhh-kay. This is one of my favorite breakfast recipes, ever ever ever. One quick question: is this breakfast? Forget that. In my house, today, it was breakfast. ... Read More →

Chocolate & Sweet Cream Marble Loaf

Remember when I used to work out? Gosh golly. In our first few weeks here in the Philippines, I worked out every morning. And by worked out, I mean I ran for five seconds. It wasn't much, but it gave me license for an extra cookie. Now I don't work out ... Read More →

Mango Snack Cake

I.AM.IN.LOVE. With a mango snack cake and its crunchy, sugary, brulee-like topping and its melted butter on top. And then suddenly 18 pieces were gone. I'd just like to say I'm sorry for posting multiple mango recipes in a row and I promise I won't ... Read More →

Peanut Butter & Honey Muffins

Temperature Controlled Apartment vs. Freshly Baked Muffins? No contest. And I'm happy to report that fluffy, nutty, honey-sweet muffins just came out of my oven. Which has an actual fire inside it. Be impressed. Bonus: I'm pretty sure about one third of ... Read More →

Baked Croissant Cinnamon French Toast

I want to tell you that I'm a domestic queen and I made this for breakfast in our new Filipino apartment kitchen, but let me paint a more accurate picture for you: I'm eating cold leftover rice and beans and there's a fan blowing directly on my face. And I ... Read More →

Chocolate Glazed Baked Mini Donuts

Just, just, just... Breathe.  And eat a mini donut. Breathe mini donuts? Yes. That's what the voice inside my head is saying these days.  That was when there were still mini donuts left.  That was like a year ago.  It was fun while it lasted. ... Read More →

Salted Double Chocolate Muffins

Sometimes I get to the end of the day and realize that I didn't eat ANY vegetables all day.  Like, zero.  Usually it's a Monday and it's the day after Easter. Wait, are there vegetables in teriyaki buffalo chicken wings? No?  No. ... Read More →

White Chocolate Blueberry Muffins

This morning I went to the gym for no other reason than to earn the right to gorge myself on French fries tonight. I mean, right now. I mean, what? This morning I also became the person who responds to emails on the elliptical. Let's be honest. My ... Read More →

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Balls

Alright everyone, gather 'round. In honor of March arriving so suddenly and catching everyone by surprise (truth be told, I thought leap day was yesterday) (I mean leap year) (whatever), all that to say - I'd like you to meet someone. This is the Donut ... Read More →

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

There used to be a pan of this Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake in my kitchen yesterday. That was yesterday. ... Read More →

Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Hailo. I have a few exciting things to share with you today, because it's Friday and things should be exciting on Friday. ... Read More →

Glazed Orange Muffins

Remember orange rolls? I'm talking about the ones you can unroll from a tube and bake in 3 minutes. Buttery soft dough and an orange glaze. Best served the morning after an unintentional all-nighter where you're devouring The Hunger Games + eating an ... Read More →

Vanilla Glazed Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Oh my December. This calls for a muffin or three! Muffins are so lovable that if I make them on Saturday, which I obviously do, always, I will end up eating at least three. It's guaranteed. I am sucker for those little muffies. Especially if they aren't ... Read More →

Baked Gingerbread Mini Donuts

Hellooo mini donuts. Hellooo gingerbread scents. Hellooo Justin Beiber Christmas album.  What? ... Read More →

Baked Apple Pancake with Apple Cider Syrup

This.Is.Awesome.  And I can't wait to tell you about it's cinnamon sugary apple goodness wrapped in a nice, crepe-like pancake texture and drizzled with the best homemade syrup ever. But first, more pressing news. Something awesome happened in my fourth ... Read More →

Maple Banana Bread

This weekend, I made burned bread pudding, soupy chocolate pie, and a bowl of cereal instead of a real dinner. That's one major recipe fail. Which has the potential to lead to a major blog fail for the week. But guess what? I can think of one thing which ... Read More →

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Glaze

Sometimes, I get distracted while I'm taking pictures.  Like when I take pictures of Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Glaze. When there's cinnamon glaze all over your fingers and pumpkin cake crumbs at the corners of your mouth and your mind is in food ... Read More →