Basic Quick Bread Recipe (sweet or savory)

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Basic Recipes, Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets, Vegan 84 Comments

A basic quick bread recipe that is adaptable to be savory or sweet. Take this base recipe and add any spices, herbs, dried fruit, nuts, or any add-ins you like! There are endless combinations!  I don’t know about you, but quick bread is one of my favorite things to bake. I am pretty obsessed with trying new flavors and combinations of ingredients to make gluten free or vegan quick breads. They can be savory or sweet and the base recipe is so incredibly adaptable and fool proof that bread or muffins can be in the oven in less than 10 minutes. In …

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (vegan, gluten free)

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets, Vegan 90 Comments

Get this simple recipe for vegan gluten free banana bread using no weird ingredients, only things that you have in your pantry! I love my husband’s sweats. They are just so much more comfy and roomy than my own. On Saturday night I put them on before bed and then I never changed out of them. All day Sunday I lounged in his oversized cozy sweats that I went to bed in the night before. We snuggled, watched tv, took a nap, watched football, laughed, and just vegged out. And I didn’t even care how incredibly lazy that was. It …

Pumpkin Pecan Bread with Orange Cardamom Glaze

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Fall, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Vegan 10 Comments

A lot of things have been happening to me lately. Nothing really earth shattering. Just things that make me keep asking myself, “Is this real life?” Take for instance the other day when I walked out of my office building. I noticed that the sun had come out on this grey day and I was feeling pretty good. Good hair day, good outfit day, spring in my step, and BAM… A bird flies into my head. Let me say that again. A bird… flew into… my head. Do you know how scary that is? For both me and the bird. …

Grain Free Banana Bread with Banana Butter

Baker Bettie Breads, Gluten Free, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Paleo 43 Comments

I have an announcement to make… Baker Bettie is going all natural and unprocessed. No, this is not an April Fool’s joke.  Though I can understand why you might think that given the kinds of recipes usually posted here. So what does this mean? It means that the days of baking with highly processed white flour, and refined sugar are behind me.  It means that I want to focus on health and food that are whole and natural.  If you want to know a little more about why this change is occurring, read this…  I realize I may lose some …

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets 1 Comment

Coffee cake muffins with chocolate chips and a crunchy pecan streusel topping. Breakfast or dessert? These muffins are easy to make and just as easy to eat! My office is full of stress. I am a case manager at a community mental health center and I share an office with many other case managers. It is an amazing job. I love the work and the people. But it can be very stressful. I am very new there and my co-workers have been so fantastic helping me navigate the world of case management. But I am beginning to notice the international …