Category Archives: nuts

Apr 7

Tropical Carrot Cake

This recipe is unfortunately another victim in the case of the missing pictures from my DSLR. But I just couldn’t skip it. It was THAT good. Plus, I know ’tis the season for carrot cake. My mom’s recipe is the … Continue reading

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Jan 31

Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

Knowing the chocolate fiend that my mom is, I had to come up with something a little different for her birthday cake that included lots of it. She couldn’t decide on a cake herself and left it up to me…decisions, … Continue reading

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Jan 13

Chinese Five Spice Roasted Almonds

It’s snack time! Roasted nuts really hit the spot when your body is craving a snack. I love trying different flavor combinations. This one was a big hit. Spicy with a little sweet mixed in. And so easy to make! … Continue reading

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Dec 11

Walnut Cappuccino Biscotti for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap!

Another year, another swap! The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap is an event that I’ve participated in since it was born in 2011. Not only is it for a great cause, but it’s lots of fun. This year, almost $14,000 … Continue reading

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Dec 4

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

‘Tis the season to bake cookies! And there’s a lot more where that came from – stay tuned! Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti from Joy of Baking 2/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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Nov 4

Sweet Spiced Apples (Secret Recipe Club)

It’s time for Secret Recipe Club, November version – and a blog that I had a tough time picking a recipe from! Love and Flour has a ton of great ones. After debating between several, I settled on this, which … Continue reading

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Oct 14

Whole30 Picadillo with Sauteed Almonds

Yeah, I know, I already have a Picadillo recipe on my blog…but this one is equally as delicious, and it’s Whole30 compliant. Can’t beat that! The almonds add great texture to this dish. I served it with fried plantains, as … Continue reading

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Jun 7

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Happy Friday! Any plans for the weekend? Our weather isn’t supposed to be that great, so like Memorial Day Weekend, some of our plans are going out the window 🙁 But we’re making up for it with things that will … Continue reading

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Mar 6

Pistachio Cake with Vanilla Honey Buttercream

I still can’t believe that my niece is turning 12 today. Not sure how that’s possible considering she was born, like, yesterday…time just goes by way.too.fast. I thought it was funny how she replied when I asked her what she … Continue reading

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Jan 7

Walnut Roca Bars (Secret Recipe Club)

SRC is back!  We took the month of December off because of all the holiday craziness (and we certainly had enough of it!)…so here we are, the first club post of the year.  And let me tell you – this … Continue reading

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