Berry Chia Seed Jam Oat Bars | Love.Bake.Read

Berry Chia Seed Jam Oat Bars 2

I put my leftover Berry Chia Seed Jam to good use by making some luscious jam-filled oat bars, and they were just as delish as I thought they’d be. I’m not quite sure if I categorize these babies as a dessert bar or a healthy snack bar (see here and […]

Berry Chia Seed Jam | Love.Bake.Read

Berry Chia Seed Jam 2

Growing up, we had a huge mulberry tree in our backyard and every year my dad would make us homemade mulberry jam that was amazingly delicious. Needless to say homemade jam has been a favorite of mine since I was a kid. But, I’ve never attempted to make it myself…until […]

Apricot Macadamia Quinoa Bars | Love.Bake.Read

Apricot Macadamia Quinoa Bars 2

Do you ever find yourself eating the same foods over and over again? I do—all.the.time. Funny, since I blog about food and all. ;) Lately though, I’ve been trying to switch things up a bit, since my regulars were starting to wear out their welcome. As of late, I chow […]

Carrot Cake Breakfast Muffins | Love.Bake.Read

Carrot Cake Breakfast Muffins

Are you a muffin-for-breakfast kind of person? I didn’t think I was, but that was before I took one glorious bite of these Carrot Cake Breakfast Muffins. Oh my goodness, they’re heavenly! I am a changed woman! Muffins-for-breakfast allllll the time now. Kidding. Kind of. I definitely love carrot cake, […]

Sweet Plantain Pecan Coconut Smoothie | Love.Bake.Read

Sweet Plantain Pecan Coconut Smoothie

Lately I’ve been intrigued by plantains (check out these plantain empanadas!)—how neat that they can be used at most any stage of ripeness. I recently had a very, very ripe plantain just waiting to be used, so I decided to whip up a sweet plantain smoothie. It’s fun to switch […]

No-Bake Energy Bars with Dates & Nuts | Love.Bake.Read

No-Bake Energy Bars with Dates & Nuts 2

These bars taste heavenly! Not only are they a cinch to make, they’re made with wholesome, good-for-you ingredients. A delicious health food? Sign me up. I’m super glad to have a stash of these bars in the freezer because I’m sure going to need a bit of extra oomph over […]