Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

This Pumpkin Bread recipe is even BETTER than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf! If you're looking for an amazing pumpkin bread recipe, look no further! This Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf tastes amazing, is easy to make and the perfect treat to enjoy with your Pumpkin Spice Latte! About 15 years ago - it was just after I got married, I discovered Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf. It was love at first site - or perhaps - love at first bite! I couldn't decide what I loved more; the cinnamon and spice flavors, or the incredible rich, pound-cake like consistency. From this point on, I needed to make a decision. I was either going to go broke buying mass quantities of this incredible pumpkin treat, or I needed to find/create a recipe that replicated this treat perfectly. After quite a bit of trial and Continue Reading...

Cinnamon Swirl Zucchini Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Zucchini Bread

The Most Delicious Zucchini Bread Recipe, EVER!! Loaded with garden fresh zucchini, and a cinnamon sugar swirl, this incredible zucchini bread will have you coming back for seconds!  Perfect for an afternoon snack and great with your morning coffee, this simple zucchini bread recipe is amazing! Growing up in rural South Dakota, my mom always had a big, bountiful garden.  She grew tomatoes, green beans, cucumbers, carrots, beets, zucchini and more.  Every summer, those zucchini plants would go crazy and yield more zucchini than we ever knew what to do with.  We gave away bags of zucchini to neighbors, friends and to nearly everyone in town.  In efforts not to waist food, we also needed to get creative in using our copious supply of this delicious garden vegetable.  It was fried, Continue Reading...

Sweet and Savory Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall

Sweet and Savory Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall

Have you gone Apple Picking yet this season?  Do you have a bounty of apples just waiting for you to turn them into something delicious? We've got 25 delicious fall apple recipes perfect for celebrating National Apple Month this October! I've teamed up with my fellow food bloggers to bring you some seriously amazing apple recipes that are perfect for just about anything that you're craving.  From sweet and decadent to savory and delicious, these apple recipes are some of the best you'll find on the internet.  I've also compiled all of my own apple recipes at the end of this post to give you even more apple inspiration!  How 'bout them apples?!   Whole Grain Apple Crumble from Whole Food | Real Families This individual serving Whole Grain Apple Crumble is always a Continue Reading...

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Your new favorite banana bread recipe is here!  This flavorful, delicious quick bread is loaded with chocolate chips, creamy peanut butter, and peanut butter chips, making an amazing breakfast treat or afternoon snack.  Starbucks banana loaf has got nothin' on this! If you love the combination of chocolate, peanut butter and bananas, you're in the right place.  Up until recently I had never added peanut butter to my banana bread.  Yeah, I've enjoyed chocolate chips in my Purple Ribbon Banana Bread recipe, but I had really never thought to add that additional flavor competent of peanut butter into the mix.  I had no idea what I was missing! In coming up with this recipe, I basically just made a couple of adjustments to my go-to Purple Ribbon Banana Bread recipe.  I added a 1/2 Continue Reading...

Cinnamon Apple Crumble Bread

Cinnamon Apple Crumble Bread

The ultimate apple quick bread recipe!  Cinnamon, pecans, and lots of fresh apples are baked together making a fantastic treat with your morning coffee or a delicious afternoon snack.  An amazing apple recipe perfect for fall baking! This recipe was created in partnership with Kroger Family Stores, using ingredients provided by Kroger. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of getting together with a few other food blogger friends.  I absolutely love opportunities like this, as getting together with other people that do this wierd thing called blogging is something I can never pass up!  I met with Karyn from Pint Sized Baker, Brianne from Cupcakes and Kale Chips, and Carrie from Frugal Foodie Mama!  We all live in the Mid-Atlantic area, and decided that we've got to get together for a Continue Reading...

Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

If you love chocolate and almond croissants, this Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread is definitely for you!  Loaded with lots of semi-sweet chocolate and sliced almonds, this easy to make breakfast bread is perfect with your morning coffee or tea! When the weekend rolls around at our house, we tend to have a few more minutes to spare in the morning, which allows for a some yummy fresh baked breakfast treats.  We often do Chocolate Chip Pancakes or a batch of Glazed Lemon Poppyseed Muffins, but this weekend I did something a bit different (and easier!).  I did a little experiment with a tube of refrigerated croissant dough.  The results were this incredible Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread! The recipe literally takes 10 minutes to put together.  (I think I had to wait longer for Continue Reading...

Banana Bread French Toast

Banana Bread French Toast

If you like Banana Bread then you'll love this decadent, delicious Banana Bread French Toast!  A simple, easy French toast recipe made with thick slices of moist, delicious banana bread, its the ultimate breakfast or brunch dish! When the weekend rolls around, I love nothing more than a hot, satisfying breakfast!  Cooking up some bacon or sausage, and maybe even some scrambled eggs.  I recently tried out this Banana Bread French Toast, and all I have to say is "Why have I not made this sooner!!" It starts out with a good loaf of Banana Bread.  I have a great recipe, which is my Purple Ribbon Banana Bread.  This recipe has won several 4-H Purple ribbons and its the ONLY banana bread recipe I use.  The flavor and consistency is perfect, and it works wonderfully when made into Continue Reading...