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Lactation cookies with chocolate chips, oats, brewers yeast and flax meal.

Lactation Cookies

These nutrition-packed cookies are referred to as lactation cookies because they help nursing mothers produce milk, but they can be eaten by anyone! Made two ways, there is a gluten-free recipe with peanut butter as well as an easily customized flour cookie. Let me start out by saying, to all my friends and family reading, …

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. Includes options for sweet and savory add-ins.

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. Includes options for sweet and savory add-ins to make it a little more “non-traditional.” Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As I write this, I’m sitting with my shamrock socks on (that I may or may not have stolen from my mom) and a shamrock scarf my grandma sent in the mail. …

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Skinnier Zucchini Bread - made with applesauce and less sugar so you don't feel as much guilt for that second or third slice.

Skinnier Zucchini Bread

Skinnier Zucchini Bread – made with applesauce and less sugar so you can indulge in that second or third slice. A deliciously easy quick bread! I was a bit worried I had waited too long to post another zucchini recipe since it is autumn already. But Google tells me that plenty of people still eat …

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Sugared cranberry cookies - sugar cookies with sugared cranberries baked in to make the sweetest cookie ever - with a twist.

Sugared Cranberry Cookies

Sugared cranberry cookies – sugar cookies with sugared cranberries baked in to make the sweetest cookie ever – with a twist. Remember those sugared cranberries we just talked about? While they are surprisingly addicting just on their own, they make for gorgeous decorations on other desserts, too. Originally I made them because I wanted to …

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Lemon blueberry cookies - fresh blueberries and a light lemon flavor in a cookie that tastes like a muffin top! @trialandeater

Lemon blueberry cookies

Lemon blueberry cookies – fresh blueberries and a light lemon flavor in a cookie that tastes like a muffin top! It appears I may have a bit of a blueberry obsession. First there was blueberry banana bread. I washed that down with some blueberry mint lemonade. And way back when, there was the berry berry cinnamon …

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