Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon raisin bread is studded with plump raisins and swirls of cinnamon and sugar. It’s perfect slathered with salted butter for a quick breakfast! What I love about cinnamon raisin bread is that it’s all the flavor of cinnamon rolls with less hassle. Plus, homemade bread is more fun to make, tastes better, and healthier for you than store bought … Read More

Honey Cinnamon Butter

Honey Cinnamon Butter

Honey cinnamon butter is the perfect way to add a little bit of fancy to the holiday table. All that’s required is 5 minutes and a mixer! For The Holiday Table: Honey cinnamon butter is the fastest way I know of to add a little bit of fancy to the holiday table. Slathering some on a dinner roll is a … Read More

Apple Bread

So here is what I am supposed to be doing: packing, cleaning, sorting.  Here is what I did: bake some bread.  Made some honey cinnamon butter to go on top.  Took some rather crummy photos of said bread and honey butter. Queen of procrastination.  Awesome.  Well, at least we had breakfast for a few days…even if the packing isn’t done. … Read More

Delicious Pecan Sticky Buns

Pecan Sticky Buns

Let’s see, what is the best way to make cinnamon rolls a little more unhealthy?  I know, add in more butter, more brown sugar, and some pecan.  But whoa baby, those things really snazz them up.   So when you get a few extra minute, do yourself a favor and whip these babies up.  Then, sit down, take a load … Read More

Whole Wheat Caramel Apple Cookies

whole wheat caramel apple cookie

Whole wheat oatmeal cookies studded with pieces of gooey caramel and chunks of whole apple. All the best flavors of a caramel apple, none of the mess!   The caramel apple.  Pretty much the most amazing fall dessert ever.  Also pretty much the most challenging to eat fall dessert ever.  And, if you were anything like me, you only wanted … Read More

Monkey Muffins

Pan of fluffy sugary monkey muffins

My goal with these muffins was to create something that tasted like a cinnamon roll but was individually portioned.  And then I realized that cinnamon rolls are already individually portioned… So yeah, these taste like an inside out cinnamon roll that you can easily pull apart.    

Chai Tea Concentrate

Chai tea latte concentrate

Make your own warm and cozy cup of chai tea anytime with this recipe for homemade chai tea concentrate.  When I was in college, our dormitories had a contract with Starbucks and therefore only served Starbucks coffee.  My particular dorm had late night food and provided Starbucks coffee beverages.  This is where I had my first chai tea latte and … Read More