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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart

Need an easy yet elegant dessert? Make this No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart today! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Need an easy yet elegant dessert? Make this No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart today! Are you as in love with matcha as I am? The Godfather and I discovered matcha lattes way back in Georgia at a neighborhood coffee shop. We adored them! The earthy green tea hit the spot as far as warm drinks go. At the risk of sounding hipster, this was before matcha was trendy. 😉…

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Blog Recipes/ Breads

Honey Roasted Rhubarb Olive Oil Muffins

Honey roasted rhubarb olive oil muffins - lightly sweetened olive oil muffins are studded with tart sweet honey roasted bites of rhubarb. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Honey roasted rhubarb olive oil muffins – lightly sweetened olive oil muffins are studded with tart sweet honey roasted bites of rhubarb.  One of the top pantry staples I cannot live without is a laaaaaaarge bottle of olive oil. My mother always bought the biggest bottle at the store, so did her mother, and so do I. You look for the largest bottle of good quality extra virgin olive oil…

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Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Side Dishes

Mint Pea Couscous

Mint provides a refreshing flavor to this mint pea couscous. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Mint pea couscous is the perfect side dish to welcome warmer weather! It’s finally officially warm here, darlings. I needed spring to arrive. I needed warm weather and sunshine, and fresh produce of the green variety. The Godfather and I aren’t “live in winter” people. We’re more like “visit” winter people, and while we didn’t really have “winter” per se this year, we couldn’t leave the house too often with…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Cadbury Creme Egg Gelato

Homemade gelato is ultra creamy, sweet, and this version is a unique make ahead dessert to serve in springtime! Cadbury creme egg gelato is a great way to use all that Easter chocolate! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Homemade gelato is ultra creamy, sweet, and this version is a unique make ahead dessert to serve in springtime! Cadbury creme egg gelato is a great way to use all that Easter chocolate! I have a confession, darlings. I’ve been holding on to this recipe for almost a year. One year. And that’s a shame, because this Cadbury creme egg gelato is amazing. But when I finally had the recipe ready…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Strawberry Cake From Scratch

No artificial colors, all natural flavor, this fresh strawberry cake from scratch is a perfect dessert for strawberry season! * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh strawberries add the perfect amount of flavor and even a bit of natural color to this fresh strawberry cake from scratch! No box mix or artificial flavoring required!  As a kid, I thought you could only get strawberry cake from the box. It never even occurred to me that fresh berries could (and do) make an amazing strawberry cake! My conversion to fresh strawberry cake happened while we lived…

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Blog Recipes/ Cookies and Macarons/ Desserts and Sweets

Cherry Matcha Macarons

Cherry matcha macarons - delicately flavored, a lovely recipe to celebrate spring! * GoodieGodmother.com

Inspired by the beautiful Japanese cherry blossoms in Washington DC, these cherry matcha macarons will make you think spring anytime! Darlings, it’s getting beautiful outside. We still have days that are just a bit too cool and windy for my taste, but warmer weather is coming, and with that, barbecues, pool days, summer festivals, and enough sunshine and hot weather to make this Godmother happy. But for now, I’m content watching the…

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Blog Recipes/ Cakes and Cupcakes/ Desserts and Sweets

Carrot Cake From Scratch

Carrot cake from scratch... with a tropical twist! Get the recipe for this amazing carrot cake with coconut cream cheese frosting on GoodieGodmother.com

This is my favorite carrot cake from scratch recipe, I’ve been baking it for years! This carrot cake recipe has a hint of tropical flavor, but is traditional enough to have everyone come back for seconds.  I wish I had a better story about this carrot cake recipe, I really do. But there was no carrot cake from scratch in my childhood, there was some amazing carrot cake from Publix…

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Blog Recipes/ Soups & Stews

Asparagus Garlic Soup

Creamy Asparagus Garlic Soup {dairy free, vegan, clean eating} - Make this easy soup in your blender or on the stove top! Either way it's a perfect way to enjoy asparagus. * GoodieGodmother.com

Welcome the coming of warmer days, even on cooler evenings, with this delicious Asparagus Garlic Soup. It’s one of my favorite easy asparagus recipes to enjoy during asparagus season!  Even as a kid I thought asparagus was one super cool vegetable. I think it was the shape, and the I liked the flavor. I also liked pretending the asparagus spears were sword and play fighting at the kitchen table with…

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