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Fig rye banana bread

Fig rye banana bread is a banana bread lover's dream come true. This bread is dense yet light, moist and so delish with the dried figs hidden in there. I absolutely love this bread and will def make it again, again and again. The spelt and rye flours complement the luscious figs so well. I am still dreaming about this loaf.
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Prickly pear tapioca pudding

Prickly pear tapioca pudding is utterly amazing whether you decide to have it for breakfast or dessert. I actually ate this bowl of tapioca pudding with my son for breakfast and there was no complaining. It is light and subtly sweetened with juicy hints of prickly pear. I remember we ate these things so much as kids, all sliced up and cold from the fridge. My mother always said we shouldn't eat too much, but they were just too delish. Now I love to use these beauties in savory and sweet dishes.
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Sweet potato waffles

Sweet potato waffles have never come at a better time. This weekend, I am home alone once again and the only thing that can feul me with the toddler filled days are of course waffles. Not any old waffle will do. Only sweet potato waffles can do the trick. I went to the farmers' market this morning and I had to time it pretty nicely because sprinting through has to come with a game plan. Snacks, water and a list of to buy's. All the necessities led to a pretty smooth morning and a much-needed nap time afterwards (for the both of us btw).
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No knead Zucchini bread

No knead Zucchini bread is such an amazing bread recipe to try when you are pressed for time or when you just want to make some freshly baked bread in a jiffy. I made this for us one evening when we were planning to have a BBQ. It took me around a half an hour to prepare everything and by the time the BBQ was ready, the bread was ready to be eaten.
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Fluffy cinnamon pancakes

Fluffy cinnamon pancakes are perfect for a quick Sunday brunch. I always make a big batch of pancakes so I can stow some in my freezer ad a breakfast option or a snack for my little munchkin. He is quite a picky eater when it comes to breakfast and refuses to eat oats, chia pudding, and even smoothies. Porridge? No way. See what I'm dealing with here?
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Almond butter cookies

Almond butter cookies are the ultimate toddler snack. I made a quick batch of healthy cookies, just because I was so over buying bio cookies and not knowing whether they are actually any good. I like to know the kinds of foods my son is eating most of the time, even though he is always putting some kind of something in his mouth these days. I swear he has eaten so many leaves, play dough and old food from the ground. At least I know these cookies are nothing but good stuff!
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Cherry plum galettes

Think-Cherry plum galettes! This heat has been unbearable these last couple days. I've always loved summer over winter, but lately, I am overthinking things. What do you eat when it's 35 degrees Celsius outside? and what to do with a 17month old in this heat!? That indeed is the question.
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Gluten-free cornbread

Gluten-free cornbread is the perfect salad side dish around. We are such corn lovers in our household and would eat a couple of corn on the cobs per week. Especially my son, he just loves corn so much! I wanted to make a healthier, vegan and gluten-free version and the first go was a pretty good success. You can sub the gluten-free flour for normal whole wheat or white pastry flour for a more light effect.
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Soft ginger cookies

Soft ginger cookies are just heaven in every bite. I mean, who doesn't love ginger cookies am I right. I could eat them like any time of year, not necessarily just over Christmas. They go super well with peaches and that's why I made peach nice cream and topped them up with ginger cookie crumble and it was super delish!