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Category Archives: Mini Veg

Chunky Monkey Banana Bread

This is the most delicious banana bread in the universe. You will never taste a yummier banana bread. I promise. Here is the recipe: CHUNKY MONKEY BANANA BREAD 3 eggs 1 cup butter 150 ml milk 450 ml flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup sugar 3 bananas 200 ml walnuts 200 ml chocolate chunks [...]

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The “Dirty Dozen”

Going organic is really important to me. First and foremost it’s a health thing for me. Babies today are born with so many toxins already in their bodies and we don’t even know what the effects of some of them will be down the line. But of course it’s also about the environment and about [...]

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The BEST Triple Chocolate Brownie EVER

This weekend we had a small get-together for some friends to celebrate my husband’s birthday. It was a laid-back after work drink with some nibbles at our place. I served up a simple (make-ahead) menu made up of yummy marinated olives, an aged cheese tart with a couple of fresh salads, and mini pumpkin cupcakes [...]

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Spicy Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe

It’s the season for pumpkin cupcakes! These are so so delicious. You will not be able to get enough! I’ve made them as cupcakes, mini cupcakes and even as a cake (bake in a tin, divide into two or three layers, use tons of frosting). Click past the break for the recipe and get baking!

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Toddler Friendly Frittata Recipe

Frittatas are a dish that I always seem to forget about, but every time I make one, I wonder why it doesn’t happen more often. Essentially an oven-baked omelet, a frittata is a fabulous way to make leftovers delicious. Here is our frittata recipe:

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Swedish Cinnamon Buns

There’s Mothers Day, Fathers Day, and – in Sweden – there is The Cinnamon Bun’s Day. I’m not joking. All over Sweden today, people will be eating cinnamon buns. I felt like I had to get into it this year so I baked up a batch of buns yesterday. Our freezer is full of lactation [...]

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