Spring and Strawberry Favorites: Strawberry-Walnut Bread

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I had been searching for a decent Strawberry Bread recipe for a while after loving a recipe which had about 1 cup of oil (that was not going to work for me). I worked with this recipe using Greek yogurt and walnuts, and I really loved the moistness and great strawberry flavor. Since spring is around the corner, this is a fabulous recipe to make for breakfast, a snack or dessert.

Awesome Blueberry Muffins with a Secret Ingredient: Blueberry Banana Muffins

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I’m always looking for a great Blueberry Muffin recipe. These have a secret ingredient, bananas. This recipe for Blueberry-Banana Muffins is awesome and even better than original blueberry muffins. My daughter and I made these this afternoon when she was sick.  Making these together and then tasting them, perked her up in no time. Enjoy these for breakfast, a snack or light dessert.

New Year’s Resolution Breakfast Idea: Light and Wonderful Buttermilk Biscuits

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My kids love Buttermilk biscuits, and this recipe is one of our favorite “light” biscuit recipes. It’s from Cooking Light magazine, and it works perfectly. If you’re thinking you just made New Year’s resolutions to watch your calories and fat, this recipe needs to go on your list. They’re only 121 calories and 4.2 grams of fat. They are as good as they look.

Thanksgiving Tradition: Homemade Yeast Rolls Made Light

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My sister, Julie, has created the Thanksgiving tradition to make Homemade Yeast Rolls with my daughter, Leigh. It’s so warm and comforting to serve homemade rolls on Thanksgiving. This recipe is incredible, and with only 92 calories per roll and  1 gram of fat, what can I say? Oh, how about the fact that they are also really easy! They are made with egg substitute and skim milk, and are so delicious. Enjoy!

Light and Luscious: Classic Banana Bread

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With only 187 calories and 4.3 grams of fat, this banana bread can’t be beat. It’s so easy to prepare and tastes and looks delicious. It’s perfect for the kids (or adults) for breakfast, snack or dessert with a glass of cold milk.  Feel free to add your favorite nuts if you wish.

Raspberry and Blueberry Almond Mini-Muffins

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We love making muffins at my house, and this recipe is completely simple. With only 109 calories and 3.5 grams of fat per serving, you won’t feel guilty eating these muffins. The combination of rapspberry and almond go so well together, but for those of you who prefer blueberries, feel free to substitute blueberry preserves.