Cinnamon-Raisin Quick Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Quick Bread

I recently received the 100 Days of Real Food cookbook to review, I’m sure you’ve all come across Lisa and her blog at some point or another. If you’re interested in eating real food and avoiding processed food, her blog, and book, are an amazing resource. When I first started flipping through the book I got… 

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Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting (regular or heart shaped)

Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Valentine’s Day! I have to say, holidays have become so much more fun now that my kids are old enough to get excited about them. Valentine’s Day for us usually means a stay at home date with a special meal made after the kids go to bed. But this year, my crazy parents are keeping… 

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Cinnamon-Honey Marshmallows

Cinnamon Honey Marshmallows

Ever since my kids and I were sick, I’ve been avoiding processed sugar like the plague, because of it’s annoying habit of lowering immunities. I always like making things processed-sugar-free when I can anyways, because it’s just plain healthier all around. Last week was bitter cold and snowy. We are in full fledge winter over… 

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Spiced Plum Jam

spiced plum jam

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what Spiced Plum Jam is made of (cheesy but true :). I made this recipe for the first time last year and had to leave it, along with my Vanilla Peach Jam, when we moved. Ever since then I’ve been dreaming of making them again because they’re both so delicious and… 

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Plum Apple Butter

Plum Apple Butter

Yesterday I stood staring at the abundance of gorgeous purple plums sitting on my counter. I knew I needed to use them up soon but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to make with them. I love plum jelly but since I don’t have any canning equipment that wasn’t really a possibility. That’s why this… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie (video)

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie video pic

Strawberry + Rhubarb LOVE from Kitchen Simplicity on Vimeo. Last week I was feeling good enough to break my six weeks of baking silence. Let me tell you, it felt wonderful! My poor hubby has been deprived of homemade goods for so long that he was almost giddy when he found out I was actually… 

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Roasted Pear Crisps

Roasted Pear Crisps

My hubby is in London this week, which means one of two things. I am either living off of leftovers and anything I can scrounge up without going to the grocery store. Or, I am making everything I normally avoid because I assume James won’t like it. The latter is the reason for these delicious… 

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