Brioche Bread

Brioche Bread | chezcateylou.com

Ok everyone – what is going on with the weather this winter?! I know it is all people can talk about lately, but seriously – will it ever stop snowing? Definitely the worst winter we’ve had in my 6 years in NYC! I walk to work every morning (takes about 25 minutes in case you are curious) and I think I’ve said about 10 times this winter, “Ok that was by far my worst walk yet.” It just keeps getting worse though!  But this morning took the cake (and not the good kind of cake) – freezing rain the entire walk – which was falling on top of snow piles. The result: icy sidewalks and HUGE puddles at each intersection. Fun. But I made it without falling, phew!

And now I can talk about brioche bread, which is definitely cheering me up immediately. There is a stick of butter in each loaf, what’s not to love?!… 

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Avocado Hummus

If you like guacamole, you are going to love this Avocado Hummus! A healthy, filling, and delicious snack that’s quick and easy to make!

Avocado Hummus | chezcateylou.com

One of my favorite light meals is veggies and hummus. They are healthy, filling, delicious, and quick! I love to put together a beautiful platter of fresh vegetables with a big bowl of hummus in the middle.  It comes together so quickly but the finished product looks like you really put a lot of work into it.  I love that!

I must admit that usually I buy hummus – but every time I make it I ask myself why I don’t do that more often because it is SO easy and So delicious!  Plus you can flavor it any way you want.  This recipe is for avocado hummus – if you like guacamole, you are going to love this dip!… 

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One Hour Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Light and fluffy homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch, in an hour?? It is possible with these One Hour Cinnamon Rolls! Weekend breakfast has never looked so good, or so easy!

One-hour Cinnamon Rolls | chezcateylou.com

I finally did it.  What is it, you ask?  I made cinnamon rolls!  They are one of those bucket list cooking items that I have been wanting to make for ages, but just haven’t attempted.  They kind of scared me for two main reasons.  One, because I thought they would be really hard to make.  And two, because I was worried I would eat the entire pan.  Well I can’t really help you with number 2, because these are amazing.  You might eat the whole pan.  But making them?  That I can help you with!  I can’t lie, they are not the easiest thing in the world to make, but they are definitely worth the effort.  And, they only take an hour to make – yep that’s right, one hour cinnamon rolls!  In the world of bread baking, that is nothing!  … 

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Cinnamon Cookie Butter Mini Muffins

These Cinnamon Cookie Butter Mini Muffins are full of sweet cinnamon tons of cookie butter. They are the perfect breakfast or snack to make this holiday season!

Cinnamon Cookie Butter Mini Muffins | chezcateylou.com

Merry Christmas Eve!  Is everyone ready for Christmas? In case you are still trying to decide what to serve for breakfast tomorrow, I have the perfect recipe for you.  Cinnamon Cookie Butter Mini Muffins!  Mini muffins are just so cute. They are the perfect food to have out around the holidays when people are around because they are so poppable!  Is that a real word?  I don’t think so, but it should be because it describes mini muffins perfectly – you just pop one in your mouth!  … 

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Chocolate Saltine Toffee aka Christmas Crack

Chocolate Saltine Toffee is so simple to make and tastes absolutely amazing – there is a reason it is called Christmas Crack! Perfect for an easy and festive treat!

Christmas Crack (Chocolate Saltine Toffee) | chezcateylou.com

Are you sick of cookies yet? Wait, is that even possible? I really don’t think so. I know that I could NEVER get sick of cookies. But in case you are, I have a non-cookie Christmas dessert recipe for you. It is called Christmas Crack, aka Chocolate Saltine Toffee. Why is it called Christmas crack? Because you can’t stop eating the stuff! It is sooo good. I don’t know why I did this to myself. I love toffee, so naturally I haven’t been able to stop eating this since I made it. I finally had to hide it in the back corner of my freezer. Let’s hope I forget it is there today!… 

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