Breads & Quick Breads

Two-Colored Squash Cake and Squash Pistachio Crisps Biscotti

Two-Colored Squash Cake and Squash Crisps Biscotti

Still have some garden squash from your harvest or stocked up from the market to use with your Inspiralizers? I have a hidden gem of a cake to share that uses two different squash (zucchini and yellow squash), adorned with pistachios and sprinkled with fennel seeds. It's a keeper and I'm calling it Two-Colored Squash Cake and Squash Pistachio Crisps Biscotti!

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Kalamata, Rosemary & Olive Oil Bread

Kalamata, Rosemary & Olive Oil Bread recipe -

Homemade breadmaking can be therapeutic, especially the last part of the process when its baking and that glorious aroma wanders through the house. Can you imagine what a fresh loaf of kalamata olives, fresh rosemary, and extra-virgin olive oil must smell like?

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Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Muffins with Lemony-Sugar Glaze

Meyer lemon cream cheese muffins with lemony-sugar glaze recipe

It's Meyer Lemon season! There's a myriad of reasons and tasty excuses to use these seasonally, juicy, sweet-n-tart citrusy gems. Let's start with these lemony, cream cheese muffins with a complimentary glaze on the muffin crowns. You'll be tempted to call these little tender cakes instead of muffins...

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Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts

Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts recipe

Not everything baked during the holiday season needs to be ooey-gooey and laden with sugary fatness! These wholesome bran muffins are adorned with fresh bright cranberries with a touch of orange sweetness and boast a tender texture from the Greek yogurt...

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Carrot Apple Nut Muffins & Mini-Muffins with Yogurt

Carrot Apple Nut Mini-Muffins recipe |

It's not quite an official change of season, but it feels like it with the end of yet another Labor Day weekend. This is a wholesome muffin combining both a vegetable and fruit with oat bran, yogurt, nuts - the warmth of cinnamon, and raisins. Whether used for back to school treats in lunches, breakfast or an afternoon/evening snack, you're sure to love the wholesomeness of these muffins with their cinnamon-sugary tops.

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Greek Yogurt Zucchini Bread with Walnuts

Greek Yogurt Zucchini Bread with Walnuts recipe |

The Greek yogurt in this recipe caught my eye for the love of zucchini bread. With summer temps headed towards triple digits these weeks, who really wants to turn on the oven during the day? This is a great recipe - producing a moist, no-nonsense quick bread, without the need for mixers and such. Bake it up early in the morning or in the evening when it gets cooler.

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