Whole Wheat Huckleberry Banana Muffins

August 23, 2013
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Why yes, those are blueberries in the photos.  Thanks for noticing.  Here’s the thing: I ran out of huckleberries making the muffins, so I had to find a suitable substitute to serve as a model for the photo.  For the record, blueberries work wonderfully in this recipe, too. Huckleberries are like gold here in Wyoming… read more →

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola Bars

March 29, 2012
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I’m always worried that my husband is not going to eat enough whenever he is traveling or at work for what is shaping up to be a really long day.  There’s a little bit of a Jewish/Italian mother in me from that perspective. I’ve mentioned before that Eric is one of those people who can.. read more →

Tri-Color Maple Cranberry Breakfast Quinoa

January 31, 2012
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In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, I give you:   A Love Letter to Trader Joe’s My Dearest Trader Joe’s, How do I love thee?  Certainly too many ways to count, but please indulge me as I list a few (in no particular order.)   I love that, without fail, I can fill.. read more →

Cherry-Almond Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

January 20, 2012
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Cookies for breakfast???   Wheeeee!!!! Well, sort of.  Read on. (But first, another cookie shot.)     It all started with Costco…. I have a love-hate relationship with Costco.  Like everyone, I love being able to buy certain items in bulk, like say, 52 pounds of dog food,  42 rolls of Charmin, or necessities like pillow-sized.. read more →

Whole Wheat Double Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

January 12, 2012
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Well, it only took about four years, but I’ve finally created a Facebook page for Peanut Butter and Julie.  Hey–I’ve never claimed to be an early adopter.  I wanted to wait around and see if this whole Facebook gimmick has any longevity.  One billionaire, one pending IPO, and 800 million users later, I’ve concluded that.. read more →

(PB&J’s attempt at) The Bunnery’s Famous O.S.M. Bread

January 5, 2012
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My 2012 has gotten off to a bit of a slow start.  This is because, for the first time in several years, I actually had something fun to do on New Year’s Eve — New Year’s weekend for that matter. Usually, Eric and I can be found at home on December 31, doing anything that.. read more →

Rich Chocolate-Coconut Sorbet

August 17, 2008
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For my birthday, Eric took me to Paris.  Well, not that Paris, but the one located about 15 minutes away, smack dab in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip.  Got your attention, didn’t I? If you’ve never been to the Paris Hotel and Casino, it’s definitely worth a visit the next time that you.. read more →