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Got a summer craving? It might be a little obvious that in my current state, I have several of them. They’re not your stereotypical type, i.e. pickles, but more of the dairy kind… cheeses, milks, ice creams and especially, yogurt. If you catch me chugging a 32 oz glass of milk with the zest of a parched frat boy, don’t worry… I’m just eating for three. And now that I’m on total bedrest at 31 weeks, a cooler full of Stonyfield yogurt set up next to the couch is like a dream. I just kick back in my prAna dress, snacking on almost every variety of yogurt in Stonyfield’s product line!

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This adorable Quinn Dress by prAna is comprised of stretchy, quick-drying fabric that will keep you playful and fresh. It features a scoop neck design in a unique double strap racerback style, and an internal shelf bra for added support that includes removable modesty cups. It’s also Bluesign Certified, which is the highest standard in the textile industry for environmental health and safety and chemical management. Not just for relaxing at home, I also love this piece for when I venture out on trips to the doctor. Since these are my only social outings now, I’ve got to look cute and comfy!

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Mom’s Banana Bread

by Jessica on May 25, 2016

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You guys! I am SO excited about this post. If you haven’t already seen OXO’s newest product, their 14 Piece Glass Bake, Serve & Store Set, you’re in for a treat!

Since receiving the set, I’ve been baking and storing all sorts of things in these beautiful glass pieces. My favorite so far has been my mom’s banana bread. It’s a staple in our house, and has been for as long as I can remember. It’s such a yummy treat, that she’d make it several times a week. And with the OXO loaf dish, it’s super easy to bake up!

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Both the Glass Bakeware and SNAP Glass Food Storage pieces are made of thermal shock resistant borosilicate glass, which means the Bakeware can go from freezer to oven or microwave without cracking – both lines can withstand up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit of temperature change! Amazing!

The Glass Bakeware features raised, slosh-proof lids for easy transportation and storage without squishing your baked goods; convenient, easy-to-read size markings on the containers and wide, comfortable handles that work comfortably with oven mitts. And with the SNAP Glass Food Storage, the lids are interchangeable between both the SNAP Glass line and SNAP Plastic line. They’re stackable and nestable, are microwave safe and feature a leak-proof seal! These pieces are perfect for newlyweds or for when you’re updating your cookware… but let’s be honest, you don’t need a reason to love these!

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Mom’s Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 lg eggs
  • 2 md ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 c butter, melted & cooled
  • 1/4 c + 1 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c chopped pecans, optional

Instructions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In a separate larger bowl, combine the eggs, bananas, butter, milk and vanilla. Add the wet mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Fold in nuts, if using.

Pour into a greased loaf pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 75 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack before slicing and serving.

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Tropical Paradise Smoothie

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Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

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5-Layer Loaded Mashed Potatoes

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I have fond memories when it comes to Ball brand jars. My grandmother used them when canning jams and jellies, storing leftover sauces and of course, Momma G’s been drinking tea from them since I was crawling. So, I was extremely excited when Stonyfield partnered with Ball Canning for a “New Year on the go” […]

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Pimiento Cheese Breakfast Casserole

December 22, 2015

Price*s® Pimiento Cheese is the perfect solution for your holiday recipes and entertaining needs! The same brand you remember from childhood is offering two new Southern Styles — Original and Spicy Jalapeño, exclusively in select Texas Walmart stores. Price*s Southern Style Pimiento Cheeses are mayonnaise based and ideal for easy mid-week snacking between holiday meals. […]

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The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2015 – White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

December 16, 2015

Time seems to be passing with warp speed these days, so naturally, it’s time for another Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! I’ve been a fan of this super fun event since the beginning and each year, it continues to be amazing. Because of the continued and meticulous organizational skills of Lindsay from Love & Olive […]

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