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Banana Crumb Cake

One of the first things I ever baked successfully was banana bread. It was this recipe, and for once I didn’t venture off into impulsive ingredient substitutions and additions like I tended to. I think my parents were more relieved than anything when the end result was a basic loaf of quick bread that they …

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The Greatest Healthy Zucchini Cake (vegan)

I’m banning modesty from this post. This zucchini cake deserves so much better than what modesty can afford it. I’m a bit antsy to be posting a recipe for “The Greatest Healthy Zucchini Cake” after a recipe for “The Best Veggie Lasagna,” but I think that’s mainly caused by my lack of posts. Up until this zucchini …

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Quinoa Cupcakes (Gluten Free)

This morning Tumblr informed me that it was Chomps of Life’s 2nd birthday. Whoa. That means that I’ve been making posts, albeit infrequently, for 2 entire years. For someone who is always switching hobbies, 2 years of blogging is quite a feat. Lately I’ve kind of neglected Chomps of Life, but that was mostly because …

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Quinoa Chocolate Cake (gf)

Ever since my lens stopped working (a nicer way of saying I think I might have broken it when my camera fell of the couch), I haven’t made much food. Occasionally I’ll whip up a batch of cookies, but without a way to document what I make, baking is somehow less rewarding. Photography is something …

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Faux Hostess Cupcakes

At the beginning of the summer, I’ve joined a Tae Kwon Do program at the YMCA with some friends.  Why? Well, it looked like fun and during the summer, I hate being bored  (btw curing summer boredom is also a reason for the existence of this blog).  For a while at least five of my …

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White Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake

This is a fancy-pants cake.  This is the cake you bring to that office party, an afternoon tea, a housewarming party, mother’s day, or a birthday. I would argue that this fancy pants cake is especially good for mother’s day, since this is the most requested cake from my mom, my god mother, and my god …

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Best Gluten-free Chocolate Cake [gf]

One thing you’ll learn about me is that I love chocolate. Chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip cookie cake, if a food contains chocolate, I am almost guaranteed to love it.  I was on a gluten free kick a while ago and I came upon a recipe for chocolate cake that looked simple, and unbelievable delicious …

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