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National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day: 5 Perfectly Peanut Buttery Recipes

March 1, 2017 Beverages
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day - juggling with julia

March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day.  Can I get a HUZZAH?! Being a lifelong peanut butter lover myself, I’ve done my fair share of experimenting in the kitchen. Oatmeal, cookies, cakes, muffins – even savory dishes -have featured this, the most beloved of smashed legumes. Oh, wait, you didn’t know? Yep, your favorite […]

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Butternut Squash Muffins with Maple Drizzle

February 26, 2017 Breads/Quick Breads
Butternut Squash Muffins with Maple Drizzle - Juggling with Julia

Things I would NEVER say: Sure, you can finish my coffee. (get. away. from. my. coffee.) I’m over the whole Harry Potter thing. (so not over it) I feel like dressing up today. (yeah, right. where’s my sweatshirt?) and, for sure, I’d never, ever say How about some squash for breakfast? (a slight to humanity, that’s what […]

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7 Pumpkin Treats to Pump You Up for Autumn

September 7, 2015 Appetizers & Snacks

It’s coming and we can’t stop it…cooler night, shorter days, and crisp leaves under our feet. WAHHHHH! We could grump around and mourn the loss of summer all month long. But, I thought – this year – maybe we could try to make the best of it with 7 pumpkin treats to pump you up […]

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Whole Grain Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

July 26, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day - juggling with julia

Hello all and happy mid-summer! I’m back from two weeks in northern New England – first in coastal Maine, and then lakeside in Western Maine. Super relaxing with bits of fun here and there fit in, usually with one of these peanut butter and jelly muffins in my hand. A hike up Bald Rock Trail […]

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Whole Grain Irish Soda Bread

March 22, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads

So excited to share this easy, yummy Whole Grain Irish Soda Bread recipe with you today! I’ve made it twice in the past week (once with raisins, once without). It’s a fantastic recipe that requires no special talents and appears hard to foul up. That’s the hallmark of a great recipe, if you ask me […]

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Coconut Banana Bread with Nutella Swirl

March 12, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads

My favorite banana bread recipe, a sweet, delicate loaf with the tiniest bit of a crisp on the edges, just got an upgrade. Coconut flakes add a hint of coconut flavor, and the Nutella swirl – well, really, there’s no need to explain the echelon of excellence that brings. If this banana bread was your […]

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Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

January 25, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads

It’s true I am a huge sucker for anything that puts oatmeal and peanut butter together, especially at breakfast. Chocolate is a frequent accomplice. These Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars fit right in with this obsession. Am I bordering on insanity? Let’s review the evidence. ♦  I smother my bowl of oatmeal in peanut butter […]

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Best Ever Low Fat Pumpkin Bread

October 5, 2014 Breads/Quick Breads

Low fat never tasted so amazalicious. Today, with great effort, I’m stopping just long enough to wipe the crumbs from my mouth so I can share with you the best ever, moistest, yummiest low fat pumpkin bread you’ll ever have. It is SO MOIST and SO PUMPKIN-Y that the wax paper I wrapped it in […]

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Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

July 28, 2014 Breads/Quick Breads

Yesterday was a trying day. I was feeling low. To cure my foul mood, I came home and baked. Out came this amazing peanut butter baked oatmeal with chocolate chips. All better now 🙂 Baking definitely soothes my soul. There is just something about mixing and measuring and scooping and stirring that works for me. […]

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Pear Walnut Bread and Blogging Blindly

April 9, 2014 Breads/Quick Breads

I’m no techie. I use technology, but I don’t get technology. Even blogging technology. Especially blogging technology. I do get baking. Behold Exhibit A. Pear Walnut Bread. Chomp. But the rest? I don’t know a host from a permalink, and don’t ask me about SEO or plugins. I could not easily explain these to anybody. Still, I continue on, blogging […]

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