12 Must-Try Recipes for Spring Baking

12 Must-Try Recipes for Spring Baking

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When you think of spring, what comes to mind?  Flowers?  Bunnies?  (Allergies?)  I think of flavors.  Like, fresh, fruity, zesty flavors. 

Yes, I know.  My world kinda revolves around food.  I’m okay with that.

Anyway, there really isn’t just one particular flavor that comes to mind – it’s like a whole basket of flavors.  An Easter-basket of flavors – if Easter baskets were full of actual fruit and healthier things that the jelly beans try to taste like.

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4 Most-Decadent Mint Chocolate Desserts

4 Most-Decadent Mint Chocolate Desserts

On the 4th day of Christmas... 

Well, on the 4th day of Christmas, Courtney got a little behind on her Christmas posts.  

With all the Christmas and graduatuation parties, the realization that Christmas shopping is still looming (uh, yeah...), and some serious cookie baking for friends and family, it all caught up with me.  I've been enjoying writing each post immediately before posting, because who knows what interesting thing might pop into my head in the rush to get it written?  ...Or is that what they call procrastination?  Hm...

Anywho, we only have THREE more days till Christmas now (DON'T PANIC! This is supposed to be a good thing!)  

 

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Peppermint Latte Scones

Peppermint Latte Scones

In my last post, I shared 12 recipes with you from across the blogosphere for holiday small-bites.  

You know, like hors d'oeuvres and tiny desserts and stuff?  Perfect for parties where you want to eat some of everything, so you usually end up breaking cookies in half and leaving the other half conspicuously on a plate somewhere... not pointing fingers, but... you know who you are!

I called for submissions from my fellow healthy bloggers to be featured in one of the next ELEVEN of the 12 days of Christmas posts >> ch-ch-check it out, why doncha?  Soooo, while I'm waitin' on ya'll to give me some tasty recipes for one of those 11 categories, I baked a few things for you!

 

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Strawberry-Vanilla Bean Scones

Strawberry-Vanilla Bean Scones

These scones are simply and absolutely delicious, all by themselves, no help required.  The fresh strawberry pieces are tangy and bright against the buttery vanilla background – like strawberries and cream in a crumbly, warm package.  Whole wheat, and healthier than traditional recipes, of course… but you knew that already.

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