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The Sweet Laurel Cottage // Kitchen

Welcome to the Sweet Laurel Cottage’s Kitchen! The heart of the Sweet Laurel Cottage is the kitchen. Literally. The whole house is built around it, and in the best way, it’s totally overkill. The kitchen is about 600 square feet, has not one, but three ovens, and twelve foot long island. When Laurel and I […]

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Q and A with Dr. Karp \\ Sweet Laurel

My Snoo was one of the best gifts Nick and I received before we had Nico. The Snoo really worked wonders for Nico. Dr. Karp, the creator of the Snoo,  is an incredible doctor, and he sure knows how to help babies (and parents!) get their sleep. As month 6 rolled around and Nick and I began […]

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Nico’s First Birthday Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

I cannot believe Nico is one! It certainly does not feel like a year has past. Now, birthday = cake, right? I’ve been sharing quite a bit about Nico’s first foods via Instagram and the blog, and now that Nico has started to eat more food, I will be sharing more! As a cake maker, […]

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Grain Free Overnight Oats \\ Sweet Laurel

This is a spin off the ever popular ‘overnight oat’ breakfast scenario, minus the oats! I feel best eating 100% grain free, and all our recipes and baked goods at Sweet Laurel are grain free in entirety. This recipe uses shredded coconut and chia, making a delicious and nutritious breakfast, even Nico loves it! Paleo/Grain-Free […]

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Maple Candy \\ Sweet Laurel

This recipe was inspired by English Toffee. Here’s a paleo, refined sugar-free version of the delicious treat, It doesn’t have the firm ‘bark’ texture of English Toffee, but definitely has ALL the flavor. Once cut, keep refrigerated until serving for best results. Enjoy! Maple Candy   Ingredients: 16 tablespoons grass-fed butter * 1 cup maple […]

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