Whole Wheat Yogurt Banana Bread with Cinnamon

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Whole Wheat Yogurt Banana Bread with Cinnamon – healthier version of your favorite quick bread! This banana bread is so good, it will be devoured quickly! Great way to use those overripe bananas!

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I can’t go to a grocery store without buying bananas. My kids love them, especially our 3-year-old son. He asks for a banana at least once a day! icon smile Whole Wheat Yogurt Banana Bread with Cinnamon That means it’s not that easy for me to save some for my baking projects. During our last grocery shopping, I made sure to get some extra so I could finally make this bread for the blog.

This may look like a plain banana bread but let me tell you, there is nothing plain about it! It’s a healthier version of the most popular quick bread. It’s made with whole wheat flour and plain yogurt! I love making healthier versions of our favorite food! Especially when there is no sacrifice in flavor and texture.

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Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread

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Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread – perfect to go with pasta dishes or soups! So easy and so good, you won’t be able to stop eating it!

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Last week, I posted a photo of this bread on my Instagram asking if I should blog about this bread. I have to admit, I was hesitant because this recipe uses a shortcut – a store bought Italian bread. As you may know, I love to bake breads from scratch. However, I am still working on my Italian bread from scratch, hence the store-bought.

And then my photo on Instagram got so much love and questions about the recipe – so here it is! My Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread.

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Back to School “Firsts” with Staples

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 Back to School “Firsts” with Staples

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Our oldest daughter just turned eight years old. EIGHT. Wow. When did this happen? How did my little baby all of a sudden turn eight? I still remember her dragging her Winnie the Pooh stuffie (way taller than her) across the room and now she is eight and instead of Winnie, that now has his favorite spot in the corner of her bed, she carries books with her. Everywhere.

That actually looks familiar. I was just like her when I was her age. And for years to come. Our daughter learned to read when she was 5 and it was a huge discovery in her life. All of a sudden a magical world of books and all things written opened in front of her and she never stopped being amazed. And that makes my heart happy. I’ve loved books my whole life too.

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Behind the Scenes with Sylvie from Gourmande in the Kitchen

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Behind the Scenes with Sylvie from Gourmande in the Kitchen - an interview with talented Sylvie, the creator, writer and photographer behind the blog, Gourmande in the Kitchen.

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Beautiful food photography is one of those unexpected parts of blogging that I became to love since starting Crunchy Creamy Sweet. I can talk for hours about it and never feel like the subject has been exhausted.
I learn something new all the time.
Fortunately, I met some fabulous bloggers who feel the same way and are amazing photographers. This series will take a peak behind the scenes of their photo shoots, to pick their brain for tips and advice and to learn from them.

The read other posts in this series, click HERE.

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If you are at least a little bit interested in food photography, you most likely discovered Sylvie’s blog. It’s one of the most beautiful food blogs around. Her photography and recipes never cease to amaze. You can tell Sylvie created her site with pure passion for both. I am so happy she agreed to be a part of this series and answer a few questions for us.

 1. What is your favorite food photography prop? Where do you find props for your photos?

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Ice Cream Party with Target and a Giveaway!

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Ice Cream Party with Target – get your party on with Target and their awesome deal on ice cream! Also, enter our giveaway to win fun prizes!

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I think I found a way to make shopping with kids just a bit easier for myself. I promised them an ice cream picnic afterwards. icon smile Ice Cream Party with Target and a Giveaway! With Target’s buy 3 get one free offer on our favorite ice cream, I was able to even save money! Score and score!

Hello, Target! I heart you!

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Back-to-school Snack Ideas

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Back-to-school Snack Ideas – a collection of 25 ideas that will make the crazy time of back-to-school just a little bit easier!

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The summer is slowly coming to an end. The kiddos will be heading back to school or (in our case) starting another year of home school. That means hectic schedules. Easy to make and great to grab and go snacks can save those crazy moments when kiddos are hungry and the dinner time is still few hours away.

Here is a list of 25 snacks that will make this busy time just a little bit easier for us, parents, and the kids will love!  I am including 10 of my kiddos favorite recipes from my blog and 15 from my blogging friends, that I think you will love. A lot of them are great made ahead of time – score!

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Funfetti Sugar Cookie Cups with Vanilla Frosting

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Funfetti Sugar Cookie Cups with Vanilla Frosting – adorable little treats for cookie lovers! Perfect for celebrations, like a bridal shower!

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If you follow food blogs, you know that food bloggers love to support each other. It is the most supportive and generous community in the whole internet. We also become friends beyond the pages of our blogs. We share our private life moments and we laugh and cry together. We celebrate each other’s weddings and welcoming each other babies into this world.

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Today, a group of bloggers and I are celebrating one of the most important events in our friend’s life – a wedding!

Our friend, Sally from Sally’s Baking Addiction, is getting married this month and we are here today to celebrate it! We all know how much Sally loves treats with sprinkles (aka funfetti) so we all decided to make fun treats with them that would be perfect to serve on a bridal shower.

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