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It Begins at the Table Cookbook Sneak Peek: Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe with Sweet Turmeric Glaze

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Lemon Zucchini Bread with sweet turmeric glaze is my version of my grandmother’s old classic zucchini bread recipe. Baked with most of the same delicious ingredients she used and infused with a delightful lemon flavor that takes my grandma’s method to the next level — topped with a sweet turmeric glaze for a touch of international flavor. Have you ever …

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Banana Coconut Mango Cake | Gluten-Free & Dairy-free

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson6 Comments

With the holidays upon us, it’s time to plan the menu for those festive gatherings. Today, I experimented in the kitchen with a new dessert idea. Gluten-free, dairy-free banana coconut mango cake delightfully combines your favorite fruit topped over a moist coconut almond flour cake and dairy-free coconut whipped cream. I had my daughter, Lexi, in mind when I created this …

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Simple Mini Pancake Stacks

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Sunday brunch is my favorite meal of the week, especially if it’s a beautiful buffet filled with delicious food. The pleasure of indulging in a relaxing breakfast that does not involve me in the kitchen cooking, or even better, cleaning up, is the way I like to spend my day of rest. But then there are those holidays like Easter, …

Cranberry Bliss Bars

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Every Christmas season when Starbucks comes out with their beloved Cranberry Bliss Bars, I feel like the clock is frantically ticking towards the last bar in the case. Well, no more waiting till the snow falls to enjoy these beauties again. Cranberry bliss bars have made their way to my kitchen and I welcome them with open arms! Inspired by …

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pake (Pie/Cake)

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At the risk of sounding like a food snob, this Lemon Cream Cheese Pake (Pie/Cake) , as I like to call it, breaks every one of my rules for recipes. Some of the ingredients are boxed rather than homemade and as delicious as it is, this dessert isn’t exactly a healthy option, though there could be worse. What I love …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cupcakes

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Print Recipe Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cupcakes Yum Course Dessert Cuisine American Servings cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate Ghirardelli1/2 cup peanutbutter3/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup cocoa powder, OMG! Superfoods Organic Cacao Powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda3/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon sea salt2 large eggs3 tablespoons chia seeds1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon vanilla …

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Healthy Holiday Fudge

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Growing up, every year my mother would make her decadent homemade fudge to serve on Christmas Eve. I often wondered how she made this magical treat until the day (somewhere in my late twenties) I asked her the secret to the best fudge on the planet. Her answer was fantasy fudge from the same marshmallow jar used to make rice …

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Chewy Gooey Smores Brownies

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Chewy Gooey S’mores Brownies is a combination of two of my favorite childhood desserts. Many of us have had the experience of sitting around a late night camp fire, singing songs, telling stories, and roasting marshmallows until they burned off the stick. Those camp experiences are part of the fabric of America and a tradition I still love to do …