Blueberry Sugar Shortcakes with Mango Compote

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ahh! hi! Sorry, I feel like I've been seriously cheating on you all lately. I've been cooking, baking, and cooking obnoxiously more (as usual) but instead of sharing it with you all I have been EATING it all! Oops. Life's been crazy busy lately so I've had absolutely no time to to take pretty pics and write about it. Only enough time to shove it in my own mouth. Things are going to start settling down though next week so get ready for some full force Whipped recipes!   I've been … [Read more...]

Best Blueberry Whole Grain Muffins

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                          So I was really going to title this post "The Cheater's Guide To Building a Raised Vegetable Bed".   Because I totally cheated.     I'm sorry Pioneer Woman. I googled. I found your amazing directions. Step by step... fool proof directions. I even made a list of all the supplies I would need and took them to Home Depot with the full … [Read more...]

Very Berry Cheesecake Pie Bites

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Hi guys! Notice anything different? Does blue and pink make my butt look big? Whipped got a bit of facelift this week! A few Botox injections into the header....couple chin tucks around the sidebar... I've been working with the most fabulous designer (shout-out to Allison from Green Tangerine Designs!) for the past month and half re-designing and reorganizing my blog. And I am so excited to announce that is is just about finished!! There's just a few more bits to fix and tweak (I'm having a … [Read more...]

Mom’s Day Recipe Round-Up

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So the game plan for today's post was supposed to be "Mail Order Mom's Day"... and no. Not like ordering a new mom. I was going to do baked goods that are 'mail-friendly' for those of us too far to visit mom on her big day or those of us doting children who forgot to buy mom a gift. So the point was to give all you procrastinators some easy ┬árecipes to make and send to mom for Mom's day...only today is Friday. I'm just realizing that I totally just defeated the point of my post. Mom will not … [Read more...]

Blueberry Sugar Shortcakes with Mango Compote

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So I am SO excited for this weekend! Foodbuzz (if you haven't heard of it, check it out here, its a food blogging website) picked my proposal for an Earth-friendly, Green Dinner Party that I will be hosting this Saturday! It's going to be featured on their website for the next couple weeks along with a few other deliciously talented food blogger's parties. The party's theme is inspired by this month's Earth Day, so everything I will be cooking and using will all be eco-friendly, local, … [Read more...]

Berry-Papaya Power Parfaits with Maple-Cinnamon Granola

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  Happy Easter everyone! How was your weekends?? We went to an (AMAZING) Easter brunch today. It was like carb loading for a marathon. Unlimited waffles. French toast. Pancakes. And not like cafeteria style food, like really yummy restaurant food! Ok... now I'm not proud of the next thing I'm about to tell you....I may or may not have swiped a few easter eggs from the kids table. I mean, it was right next to the grown-up buffet so totally honest mistake, right?? I have a serious … [Read more...]

Skinny Blueberry-Lemon Coffee Cake with Almond Streusel

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OMY-goodness. We have had amazing weather in Chicago this week! And I don't just mean amazing for Chicago... aka as long as its not snowing/blizzarding/sleeting/etc....am I forgetting anything..?? It was almost 80 yesterday. I came home and immediately jumped into my bathing suit and laid out in the gorgeous sunshine and read a book. And its a very good thing that my backyard is in the woods because I may have blinded a few people with the sun's reflection off my very white body. In the … [Read more...]