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Perfect French Toast

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  • 1 loaf challah bread (sliced)
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 pat butter
In a mixing bowl, blend eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and orange juice. 

In a large skillet or griddle, melt butter on medium heat. Gently dip both sides of each slice of bread and let excess egg mixture drip off. Place onto heated skillet and let cook...

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Organic Chicken Sauteed in a Peach Balsamic Reduction Sauce with Crimini Mushrooms

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This is one of my favorite dinners and my friend Garrett recently asked for it, so since it's all typed out, please feel free to enjoy it :)


  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 skinless, boneless organic chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 orange marmalade (can sub. peach or apricot...

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Mom's Banana Bread

baked banana bread healthy homemade mom's recipe yesterdaydream

Yesterday afternoon found me with five ripe bananas. I phoned my mother for a basic banana bread recipe and loved it so much, that I'd like to share with you:
  • 1/2 cup butter or canola oil
  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 cup organic sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-1/3 cups bananas (mashed)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • pinch of...

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Fruit Slice Pastry

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I've been doing my best all weekend to fight off a cold and I'm finally feeling as though I may be in the lead. Because I'm so bored, I decided to bake a white cake. The white cake required egg whites and because I didn't want to waste the yolks, I decided to also bake blueberry fruit slice pastry. My mom has been baking these for as long as I can remember and the recipe is simple:
  • 1/4 cup hot...

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