Carrot Zucchini Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

This is my first foray into baking with vegetables. I love carrot and zucchini cakes but I’ve never made them before. I’ve always associated carrot and zucchini cakes as a sort of old-timey dessert, probably because the first time I had zucchini bread was when Jeff’s grandma made it. Ah, good times. Continue reading


Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread with Crumble Topping

Here’s another Thanksgiving appropriate recipe for ya! I recently discovered my love for pumpkin bread. This bread turns out super moist and the crumble topping adds a bit of texture and sweetness (and I’ll let you in on a little secret – I love crumbly tops to baked goods). And because there is heart-healthy olive oil instead of butter in the recipe you can feel good about eating it. At least that’s what I tell myself while disregarding the butter in the crumble topping.

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Rosemary-Onion Bread with Blue Cheese Topping and Mixed Green Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette

Say that three times fast, whew! As you can tell, I’m on a little bit of a blue cheese kick. But after this meal, I think I got it out of my system…. for now.

This meal was sooo fun to make, I’ve never made a yeast bread before and this turned out AMAZING!!! This recipe is from Pioneer Woman, I LOVE her! Her recipes are genius, ok check this out: this bread has caramelized onions, rosemary, and blue cheese! What else can you ask for?!?

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