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Yogurt Cake (Gateau au Yogurt) using Coconut Oil

Yogurt Cake (Gateau au Yogurt) using Coconut Oil

I could also title this “The first time I made a cake with Annabelle”  She’s 22months right now, and a little firecracker.  She is always asking to help me when I make her breakfast, lunch, and dinner so I decided it was time to let her help me make a cake.  I read Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting and in the book, Druckerman talks about how the French involve their kids at a young age […]

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Homemade Bouillon Cubes (Gelatin vs Salt Pack)

Homemade Bouillon Cubes (Gelatin vs Salt Pack)

One of the things I’ve started to do is a Sunday Roast and I use beef bouillon in my recipe.  Since life moves fast with two kids, I don’t always have the time to assure that beef stock is on hand so I often use store bought bouillon.  Ignorance is bliss so I skipped over the ingredients because I knew it was going to be bad, but I loved the convenience.  When I finally looked over the ingredients, I was pretty sure […]

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Peanut Free Nutter Butters

Peanut Free Nutter Butters

I know Nutter Butters are supposed to be made with Peanut Butter.  Except I was on task to make some for a friends puppy shower.  Of course, I waited until two days before the party to make the cookies and realized I had no peanut butter in the house.  Instead of making a grocery run, I substituted the Trader Joe’s Sunflower Butter instead.  I got to thinking how awesome this snack would be for Annabelle’s Toddler Group because they are […]

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Cucumber Watermelon & Green Onion Salad

Cucumber Watermelon & Green Onion Salad

This is hands down one of my favorite summer treats. It has a wonderful blend of spicy and sweet that everyone will love, seriously. Everytime I make this salad, I always get compliments on how wonderful and fresh it is. The proof is right in front of my eyes when I find an empty bowl at the end of the picnic. Be sure to make this salad the day of the event, as it can get soggy due to the […]

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