10 Quick Bread Recipes

There is something about making your own bread that is so satisfying.  I love making basics like homemade white breads and easy French breads, but sometimes I don't have the time!  I have grown to love the smell of yeast, but it just takes so much time to have to wait for it to activate.  Then you have to wait for the dough to rise.  And sometimes you have to wait for it to rise again!  That's just too much time for this bread loving momma! Do you love bread and hate waiting as well?  Perfect!  Here are 10 quick bread recipes for the bread lover! 1. // Pumpkin Pecan Bread (with Mascarapone swirl) // I'm positive that this pumpkin pecan bread is perfect all year round, not just in the fall.  Oh and don't forget the mascarapone swirl! 2. // Lemon Coconut Quick Bread // I bet this … [Read more...]

Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin Cupcakes

Each year, about this time, I get a taste for all things pumpkin. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin spiced latte, everything pumpkin! There's a local restaurant that serves THE BEST pumpkin bread. I could honestly go for a plate of just that. Until now. Today I'm sharing a recipe for pumpkin cupcakes that is amazing! These cupcakes are far better tasting than the bread at the local restaurant I mentioned. Best part? The ingredients are all Paleo-friendly. If you aren't familiar with Paleo, this means these cupcakes are also good for you. No flour, no sugar, no preservatives...just all-natural ingredients. I can't wait for you to give these a try. I bet your family will ask you to make them time and time again.  Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin … [Read more...]

11 Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

Coconut Oil has been around as long as coconuts have been around. Although, only in recent years have the health and beauty benefits been popping up all over the internet. There are hundreds of ways to use coconut oil for health and beauty, home care, pet care and even in cooking. Considering all of the ways it can be used, it's an inexpensive and wonderful natural remedy. Today I have 11 ways that you can use coconut oil that you may or may not have ever heard of. Most of these ways are unconventional but, very effective. Read on to see which way you'll try today! Oil Pulling - Pop a couple of tablespoons of Coconut Oil into your mouth and swish it around for 10 minutes or so {make sure to spit it out into the trash can, as it can clog your sink pipes or toilet}. The results are … [Read more...]