Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cake with Broiled Coconut Topping and an Easy Holiday Brunch

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Holiday Brunch Table

As we prepare for the holidays, the love, joy, and cheer can quickly turn in to stress, frustration, and a little bit of bah humbug, especially if you are designated cook and the hostest with mostest, but it doesn’t have to be that way! There are so many ways you can simplify during holidays the so that it’s enjoyable for everyone, including yourself! [Read more…]

Friday Favorites – Week 227 – With 5 Yummy Lemon Recipes

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Welcome to Friday Favorites. With the summer season quickly winding down, I’m trying to get in as many summer recipe features as possible. This week we have one of my favorite flavors of summer……Lemon!  Hope you enjoy these delicious lemony treats!

AND….while you are here this week, please check out this week’s giveaway.  I am giving away a copy of the book: Simply Sweet Colorcakes. This book is a dream for anyone who loves to bake and create yummy treats for the kids.  Go over and take a look!

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Friday Favorites – Week 174

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Hey everyone!  Welcome to this  week’s edition of  Friday Favorites! This week we’ve got some sweet dessert features that I know you’ll enjoy! And after you link up, I’d also love for you to check out my latest giveaway for the cookbook Dining Out at Home.

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Cake

Gluten Free Quinoa Cake

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This week is going to be a bit of a foodie week. To start out, I’ve got this great recipe to share, courtesy of cibo verde, a deliverer of fresh, organic meals. This is a little change of pace from some of the things I usually post, but I love a change up!   It is a delicious Gluten Free Quinoa Cake, that is made with organic, super foods. Hope you enjoy!

Gluten-Free Quinoa Cake

Ingredients:

2 cups quinoa flour

1/2 cup sorghum flour

3/4 cup almond meal

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup coconut palm sugar

3 organic eggs

1/2 cup olive oil

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup grated carrots

1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

1/2 cup seedless dates

1/4 cup orange juice

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, mix together flours and dry ingredients

Add eggs, oil, vanilla and orange juice. Then beat to combine.

Stir in the carrots, coconut and dates by hand.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Pour the batter into the backing pan and bake for about 25 to 35 minutes. Then enjoy.

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Disclosure: Recipe was provided by cibo verde. I received no compensation for this post.

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Friday Favorites – Week 149

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Welcome to Friday Favorites!  Hope everyone is having a great week!  I feel like I’m still trying to get in the swing of things here after the holidays, so there’s not much to note.  So all I can say is enjoy these fabulous features, and I hope you all have a great weekend! [Read more…]