Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread, a yummy quick bread!

Banana Bread for Lynn . . . Lynn asked me to make him some Banana Bread this week. He had bought some bananas a few days earlier and wanted me to make something with them, before they got too ripe. I often use these opportunities to find NEW recipes, so I decided to look for a different one for this banana bread. In my search I found this Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread on The pictures looked really good, and the cinnamon-sugar topping was definitely different. Making the Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread . . . This Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread uses whole wheat flour. That's a first for me . . . at least with banana bread. I did make a few changes: Because I didn't have any Greek yogurt, and didn't want to go to the … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker White Bread, an easy Homemade Bread!

Can you bake bread in a Slow Cooker? Who ever thought you could bake bread in a Slow Cooker? I know I didn't . . . that is . . . until I saw a Facebook post about a recipe for Slow Cooker Bread from So, I decided to make my versions, a Slow Cooker White Bread, to check it out! With school starting, I've been looking for some really good slow cooker/ Crock Pot recipes. Working moms, or moms who are just busy, need some recipes that they can make easily for their families. And, homemade bread would be LAST on their list because it takes so much time to make. But with this slow cooker recipe, they can treat their families to delicious slices of homemade white bread in about 2 1/2 hours. Prep time is only about 15-20 minutes . . . … [Read more...]

Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread!

Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread for a late summer bread! When I went to Mama's last week, she and I made this Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread. She has three small loaf pans, and when we make bread in them, we eat one, she keeps one, and I take one home. Well, this time, she kept one and I brought two home! But . . . we did sneak a small piece of hers when it was done:) I had saved this recipe on Pinterest from Mom on Time Out, and it looked so good. That's why we chose to make this recipe! Mama has always liked to make breads and muffins, so this was "right down her alley". And with all the "healthy" ingredients--carrots, apple, and zucchini--who could turn it aside? This may quickly become a family favorite! Making the Carrot Apple Zucchini … [Read more...]

Mama’s Zucchini Pineapple Bread for a summer treat!

What can I do with too much zucchini? Is that a question you ask yourself in the summer? If you have a garden, you probably have LOTS of zucchini that you need ideas for using. Well, you can be a good neighbor and bag up some of your extra zucchini to give to others. Or, you can bake up some goodies for yourself and anyone you think might enjoy it. That's where Mama's Zucchini Pineapple Bread comes in:) A family gathering at Chef Candace, and Mama's Zucchini Pineapple Bread! Last Friday, Mama and I met my 90-year old Aunt Ann and cousin, Annette, at Candace's shop in Cabot. Aunt Ann is Daddy's only surviving sibling from a family of seven children, and we had not seen them since Aunt Ann's 90th birthday party in March. We had such a … [Read more...]

Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread!

Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread for breakfast or snack! When Candace went to Mama's last week, she noticed that Mama had several pints of cooked sweet potatoes in her freezer. When she questioned Mama about it, Mama told her she had put them up to make something with the sweet potatoes later. So, Candace found a couple of recipes using sweet potatoes and sent them to me. One was the recipe for this Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bread from Rebooted Mom's website. So, guess what Mama and I made last week??? MAPLE CINNAMON SWEET POTATO BREAD, of course!!! Mama and I had made a couple of breads using sweet potatoes last fall: Mama's Harvest Bread, Sweet Potato Bread with Streusel Topping. So, Mama wanted to compare her recipes with this new … [Read more...]