Butternut Spice Quick Bread

In a little over a week I am taking a trip to visit my family back in my home state.  I’m excited about seeing them, but navigating the airports?  Not so much.  I do love flying itself, but not the airports and flight delays and missed luggage…ugh.

Ok, I don’t want to think about that right now.  I would rather think about spending time with my family.

Oh, and I would rather think about this Butternut Spice Bread.

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Healthy Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein

Happy Friday, everyone!  What are your plans for the weekend?  Mine consist of spending a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting with recipes, and washing a lot of dishes as a result. 😉  I’m super excited about it (the baking and cooking that is, not the dishes) and looking forward to bringing you all some new recipes soon. 😀

With that said, let’s get to today’s recipe:  Healthier Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein.  (Genius, right?)

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Best Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is one of Casey’s favorite soups.  As a result, I have long been trying to find or create the perfect chicken noodle soup recipe.  Last week, as I was flipping through one of my cookbooks, I came across a recipe for chicken noodle soup that seemed close to what I was wanting, but not quite there.  So, yesterday afternoon I tackled this problem. 🙂  By the time I was finished I had something quite different from the recipe I had started with, but it was perfect!

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Good Earth Rolls

When we bought our house, one thing we didn’t take into account is the height of our kitchen cabinets.  Our cabinets are high.  I am short.  This makes for a lot of scrambling up onto the countertops and back down when I am cooking or baking.  (Anyone else do this?)  We do have a step stool, but it’s too large to keep in the kitchen, so I have to run and get it every time I need it.  And of course I always forget something on the top shelf while I have the stool in the kitchen.

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