Tag Archives: oats

Blueberry Coconut Granola

Homemade granola is so much easier to make than one might think! So stop buying those prepackaged, overpriced bags of granola at the grocery store and get out your mixing bowls. Everything is mixed together, dumped onto a baking sheet and … Continue reading

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Chewy Cherry Almond Bars

Happy Monday everyone! Did you get a chance to watch any of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games this weekend? We have been glued to the television ever since the opening ceremony on Friday night. I love watching Team USA complete in … Continue reading

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Homemade Thick and Chewy Granola Bars

Healthy, portable, and delicious granola bars packed with assorted nuts, seeds and dried fruit. I have been looking for a chewy granola bar for a while now. It seems like many of the recipes that I have tried that claim … Continue reading

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Honey Oat Quick Bread

Few things on Earth are better than the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven. The incredible smell wafting from the oven is enough to make one weak in the knees. Since there is no yeast involved or bread machine … Continue reading

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Chicken and Cheddar Dog Biscuits

Happy 3rd birthday to my Yorkshire Terrier, Hemingway! Hemingway was born April 11, 2009 and has managed to wiggle his way right into our hearts. Andrew surprised me with this little yorkie for our first wedding anniversary in June 20o9. I … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Bars

Lemon desserts always grace our table during Easter. To me, nothing says Easter (or spring) more than a lemon dessert. Last Easter I made some lemon bars that disappeared so quickly I wish I had made a double batch! This … Continue reading

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Thin and Crispy Coconut-Oatmeal Cookies

I usually prefer a thick and chewy cookie over a thin and crispy one, however, after an overwhelming urge for a freshly baked oatmeal cookie I decided to give these babies a shot. I have had them bookmarked for a while, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Oatmeal

Ever since I scored some strawberries at the grocery store for super cheap I have been throwing them into muffins, scones, salads, even my oatmeal. Andrew and I have been enjoying this quick and simple oatmeal all week-long. It is just … Continue reading

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Heartland Oatmeal Turtle Bars

As I was searching through my cookbooks looking for the perfect super bowl dessert, I stumbled upon this recipe for oatmeal turtle bars. There was no picture next to the recipe just a brief description. Just from reading all of … Continue reading

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Maple-Nut Granola

If you’ve never made your own granola, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make. Just combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl, mix in the wet ingredients, and bake until golden brown. The best part is that … Continue reading

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