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Tropical Fruit Smoothie

June 11, 2014
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It’s no secret, most of the time around these parts it’s all about the sweets, the desserts, the decadence. I always say the creations here on Food Babbles are what I love to make, my treats. While in “real life” I eat very healthy. Maybe that’s just so I can indulge in all my Babbles […]

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Apple Pie Quinoa

February 24, 2014
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Hey, hey, hooray! Why am I so happy? Because I have a new favorite breakfast that kinda feels like having something a little like dessert yet it’s actually healthy. What’s not to love about that? I’m calling this creation apple pie quinoa because man oh man, the caramelized cinnamon kissed apples in here taste just […]

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Mixed Berry Coconut Green Smoothie

May 6, 2013
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It’s official, I am a green smoothie convert! Over the last month you’ve heard me talking about my 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge and you’ve followed me on that journey. I appreciate all your support and comments on the various combinations I’ve been slurping for the last 5 weeks now. Yep! That’s right, 30 days and […]

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Ginger Lemongrass Fizz ~ A Guest Post by Deanna of Teaspoon of Spice

April 14, 2012

For nearly a year now, I’ve been doing First on the First with Carrie. (Wow! That went fast!) At the beginning of the year, she and I decided why should we have all this fun all by ourselves? So we invited people to join us in trying something new each month and the response was […]

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Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Muffins ~ #MuffinMonday

April 9, 2012

Happy Monday! This week we have a big burst of bright flavors. I have for you a strawberry lemon yogurt muffin. It’s full of juicy, red strawberries, lemon yogurt, lemon juice and lemon zest! You might think all that lemon would overpower the strawberries but it doesn’t. The two are a great combination and the […]

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Honey Citrus Olive Oil Muffins with Toasted Almonds

March 19, 2012

These days I can say that I’m no stranger to baking with olive oil but up until last summer I had never had the pleasure before. I fell in love with that spicy, fragrant and ridiculously moist cake. Then Anuradha gave us an olive oil muffin assignment back in the Fall that only made me […]

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Apple Pie Oatmeal ~ Secret Recipe Club

February 27, 2012

This month for The Secret Recipe Club, I was assigned the blog Angel’s Homestead. On her site you will find a ton of information! Not only will you find some delicious, good old fashion home cookin’ type recipes you will also learn about meal planning as well as how to be more frugal. Also, as […]

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Carrot Ginger Orange Smoothie ~ Improv Challenge

February 16, 2012

This month I have something new for you! Yes, I have involved myself with yet another food project. I just found out about Improv Challenge through the blog, Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. Each month we’ll be given two ingredients to do with what we please and then we post the recipe we came up with. […]

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Gluten-Free Persimmon Apple Galette ~ Secret Recipe Club

November 28, 2011

This month for the Secret Recipe Club I was assigned the blog Without Adornment written by the very talented, Bean. Her blog is all about being herself, being alive and being without adornment. You should definitely give it a peek. All her recipes are gluten-free and many are even vegan, egg free, dairy free and […]

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Orange Cranberry Muffins ~ Muffin Monday

October 17, 2011

This week’s assignment was actually orange date muffins. Sadly, when I read the recipe I did not get all excited. The original muffins called for both dates and walnuts and truthfully, I’m just not fond of either. So if you love dates and walnuts, I’m so sorry to have disappointed you with their removal and […]

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Rosemary Pear Olive Oil Muffins ~ Muffin Monday

October 10, 2011

This week’s muffin is yet another recipe you can eat guilt-free. Anuradha decided to give us a recipe for olive oil muffins. I was so excited to see that because the last time I made an olive oil cake the results were magnificent! After making that cake I was immediately a fan of olive oil […]

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Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather

September 28, 2011
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Maddy has been on a “fruit roll-ups” kick lately. Not the actual name brand kind that I so vividly remember peeling away from a cellophane wrapper when I was a kid. No, Maddy’s been eating the Gerber toddler kind. I don’t feel too bad about her eating them in moderation although if she had her […]

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Carrot-Apple Spice Muffins ~ Muffin Monday

September 26, 2011

This week Muffin Monday goes healthy again! I am not a big fan of baked goods with carrots unless it is cake form topped with cream cheese icing so when I saw our assignment was a carrot spice muffin I wasn’t sure I would like it. However, I found myself very pleasantly surprised by just […]

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Granola Muffins ~ Muffin Monday

September 12, 2011

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you like muffins because from here on in I’ll be posting a new and interesting muffin recipe each Monday as part of Muffin Monday. This is a project by Anuradha of Baker Street. I don’t know how it took me this long to jump on board but after seeing several fellow […]

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Fresh Blueberry Sauce

August 11, 2011

It would seem that I’ve been on a bit of a lemon kick lately. Let’s blame it on those pregnancy cravings, shall we? Whatever the reason, lemon truly is one of my favorite flavors all of the time. Lemon is so refreshing and adds a brightness to everything it encounters. Breakfast is no exception. There’s […]

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