Delicious and Healthy Christmas Breakfast Foods

FittaMamma healthy pancakes

Merry Christmas! I hope that tonight’s blog post finds you uplighted and loved. It’s been a relaxing Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at our house. We watched the Opus & Bill movie, On Christmas Eve afternoon, we watched the Opus & Bill movie, A Wish for Wings that Work. After that, … Continue reading

The Lamb Cake: A German Easter Tradition

Happy Easter from Germany! It’s Easter Sunday here in Bavaria, and we’ve had a weekend full of family, food, baking, and Easter egg-dying. Easter, and the renewal it represents, is my favorite part of the Christian calendar. Every year, I find myself thinking about how blessed I am by the … Continue reading

All the Baking!

I may have over-committed myself near the end of 2014. I volunteered for a few things, made some family plans, got excited about hosting our “Army Orphan Thanksgiving” again this year, and then saw a big influx in freelance work. Suddenly I was in over  my head. Juggling work and … Continue reading

Veggie Pulp Sandwich Bread

Veggie Pulp Sandwich Bread

Juicing seemed to be a big trend in 2012-13, and like so many people, my curiosity got the best of me. I found a reasonably-priced juicer, and I gave juicing a shot. One of the things that kills me about juicing is that by juicing your vegetables, you lose so … Continue reading

Soy-Free Muffin Mix! (& the Incredible Popover Pan)

Outside, rain drizzled and the sun hit behind a gray wall of clouds. Inside, hot tea steamed in front of me as I sat at the computer, clicking away at a freelance job. The smell of hot blueberry muffins filled the kitchen as our terrier lay curled into a ball … Continue reading

White Chip Island Brownies

Here’s another recipes from “Operation: Use All Our Perishables”. This one is for White Chip Island Blondies. I’m not a big fan of white chocolate or of coconut, but I still thought these were tasty. More importantly, this recipe helped me use what was left of our white chocolate chips. … Continue reading

Operation: Use All of Our Perishables

I love to cook and bake, so I’m bummed that when we PCS to Germany, we can’t move any of our perishable food items with us. Each week, we grocery shop in order to supplement whatever’s left in our pantry. This week, for example, we bought ingredients to mix with penne … Continue reading

GiST: Monday, October 2, 2011

It’s Monday morning at 8:30 a.m., and I’ve been baking cookies for hours now – beginning last night, and resuming my baking agenda at 7 this morning. Know what I’m baking? Christmas cookies. Sound random? It is. Why am I doing it? Because my company is going to be doing … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m a runner and a baker. Both of these hobbies help me relieve stress. My running, I pound my frustrations into the pavement, have long talks with myself and wear myself out so much that there’s not enough energy left to use on worry. Baking is my creative therapy – … Continue reading

Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Baking my third-ever pie was just as much fun as baking the first two. This time I waited until I got to the supermarket to decide what kind of pie to bake. I based my decision on the fruit that looked the freshest at the best price, and strawberries won … Continue reading

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