Strawberry Mango Coconut Battenberg: Channeling My Inner Brit

Indulge me in a bit of a tangent here. It’s officially been four weeks since I purchased my plane ticket to London. Out of those four weeks, I wish I were kidding when I tell you that I’ve spend at least a collective 10 days worth of hours researching my itinerary. I should probably also clarify …

Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Crunch Granola: A Comeback is in Order

This week, I’ve gone a bit off the beaten path. Here is it, mid July, and we’re talking about pumpkin today. Poor pumpkin has a bumpy year as far as popularity goes. As soon as September 1st hits, pumpkin is loved by all. In every store anywhere, you can find a pumpkin flavored something. Often …

Deep Dish Apple Pie Bars: Putting the Worried At Ease

Exciting news, friends! This girl is going to London! Yes, you read correctly. I’m taking a trip. To London. England. Solo. Just me. And, I am BEYOND ecstatic. Some may say that traveling alone may be unsafe, lonely, boring, etc. I couldn’t disagree more. Think about it. When you go anywhere with another person, who …

Coconut Lemon Berry Mini Cakes: Practice Makes Progress

Happy 4th of July! …okay, let’s just get this over with….am I a little bit late on this? Yes. But, can you be patriotic with delicious desserts every day of the year? Of course! Phew, I’m glad we can agree to ignore my lack of adherence to the calendar. This weekend, is my family’s Annual …

Peanut Butter Cookie Cake: Time to Think

Summer is an amazing season. Why? Because for teachers, it is the one time of year we get to do something remarkable: think and breathe. Having just finished the school year and curriculum work, I’ve started doing just that for the first time in about 9 months. Since I haven’t done it in so long, …

Candy Jar Brownies: Spring Cleaning, During Summer

This year, I’ll be honest, I got to spring cleaning kind of late. Late, as in, I waited until the beginning of Summer to do it. What’s worse is that from the beginning of the year, until now, I’ve watched my cabinets slowly turn into monsters. Little by little, bags of M&Ms, chocolate chips, cereal, …

Black Forest Bread: Welcoming Warmer Weather

Friends, I’m pretty darn excited. Why, you may ask? Well, because the best types of produce in the world, are starting be freshly picked this time of year! Berries, melons, zucchinis, you name it! Personally, I find Summer time to be the Mecca when it comes to baking. It’s a time of year when any …

The Ultimate Carrot Cake: Happy Birthday to Us!

I promise, I didn’t forget how to use a calendar. Yes, I know, last week, The Bread and Breakfast went post-less, even after I promised to tell you all about how Poppa Daly’s birthday was being celebrated. And, I swear, I was just about to follow through with my promise, and hit the post button …

Chocolate Walnut Caramel Blondies: The Ultimate Recipe for the Indecisive

Lately, decision making has been nearly impossible. In the days leading up to Summer, one needs to ponder important life decisions such as, “Do I wear long sleeves or short sleeves?”, “Should I drink iced or hot coffee?”, “Will I watch Ree or Bobby this morning?”… you get the point. (Although these days, I need …