Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Lemon Blueberry Loaf

On Friday Drew and I explored the Buford Highway Farmer’s Market and I cannot figure out why we have never been before. It’s like a few grocery stores rolled into one – different sections for Latin, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and Asian foods and inexpensive spices. It’s not as massive as the DeKalb County Farmer’s Market…

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Mexican Chocolate Atole

Mexican Chocolate Atole

I am embracing fall foods like pumpkin rooibos tea from Trader Joe’s, stuffed acorn squash, and the delicious chili cookoff at work today. And there’s one unique cold weather drink I want to introduce you to. Meet Atole. Atole is a Mexican hot drink made from ground field corn mixed with water to form a thick…

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Salted Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Shortbread

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Do you want to know a secret? I’ve never been a very confident baker. When I was in high school, I could handle boxed brownie mix and plain homemade sugar cookies, but that was about it. When I went to college, I tried making more unique homemade baked goods, but I quickly shied away after a…

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Coconut Lime Bread

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This Coconut Lime Bread is one of my favorite recipes of all time. It’s pretty enough to impress company and is a perfect snack to take on the go. And the best part? It still manages to be incredibly delicious with only 1/2 cup of sugar (I’ve found most snack-y quick bread recipes use 1…

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Berry and Goat Cheese Dessert Pizza

Berry and Goat Cheese Dessert Pizza - a quick and beautiful summertime dessert!

When I think of 4th of July desserts, the first thing that comes to mind is the ubiquitous 4th of July Poke Cake.  It was a staple of my childhood. Thanksgiving and Christmas brought great food, but the striped poke cake was one of my favorite seasonal desserts. Now the years have come and gone, and though…

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins

Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins

I’m not too much of a breakfast person. I never have been and I probably never will be. It has nothing to do with breakfast foods themselves (I looove brinner). Just the fact that I move more like a slug and less like a person before 8am. But, even though I struggle to down a piece…

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies

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I would love to visit the lavender fields of Provence in the summer. My perfect day would be taking a slow drive along the lavender route, watching the hazy purple rows. I’d stop at an interesting village and get a little snack from a café with une limonade, s’il vous plaît. Since it is not summer, and I…

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