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3-Seed Whole Grain & Kefir Quick Bread

It’s soup season!  Make some for dinner tonight, and serve it with this whole grain quick bread, warm from the oven.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by ReganMillerJones Inc. and the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition on behalf of Progresso™ .  I received free samples of the soup mentioned in the post and I was compensated for my time. As always, opinions are my own.

I might have mentioned a few dozen or so times, that I’m pretty much addicted to soup, especially when it’s served with fresh quick bread, warm from the oven.  Is there anything better when the weather is cool, cold, or even warmish?? When I lived in Boston, I could eat it all year long. Now, with the 100+ temps in AZ for several months of the year, I’ve had to cut back a bit, but February is soup season, so I’m in full soup swing – it’s like a big hug or a warm blanket on a cold night.  Soup is also my “secret weapon” for balancing any winter weight that might come from indulging in a few too many sweet treats or comfort foods during these long winter months. Eating vegetable or broth-based soups can fill you up for not a whole lot of calories – in fact, research suggests that people who eat soup tend to have healthier body weights. Continue Reading..


Ho Ho Holiday Foods

Craving some clever, festive and fun holiday foods for your Christmas table this year? Look no further!

Well, hello sugar plum fairies and twinkly lights.  It’s so nice to see you again!  With the exception of crowded mall parking lots and brainstorming for gifts for those people who have everything, I really do love this time of the year.  Of course, for me, it’s all about the food. I get a little bit obsessed with the pinning, planning, shopping, and baking, which means that by the day after Christmas, I’m usually feeling like I need a very long vacation from my kitchen. Continue Reading..

Buttermilk Pumpkin Cornbread with Maple Butter

Buttermilk Pumpkin Cornbread with Maple Butter is exactly what you need sitting on your Thanksgiving table.

Hey, don’t I know you? You’re the one who loves fresh and warm homemade bread or rolls for Thanksgiving, but hates to take the time to cook them, right? Well, put down that package of crescent rolls and step away. I’ve got a super easy and highly festive recipe that all of your dinner guests are gonna love Continue Reading..

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