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Today marks 2 years since I started my blog. Months ago I planned that I would do something big for this day, similar to what I did last year for this special occasion. But then all the life things happened and I decided that instead I would buy a little cupcake and put 2 candles in it and take a couple pictures. When the time came for that, I decided that since I’m not really much of a cupcake fan, I’d buy some macaroons instead and just stick a candle in that. Long story short, I couldn’t find any macaroons last minute in Nashville (without driving across town) so instead I settled on a new bag of coffee beans and some fancy Nashville chocolate.

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So, we’re celebrating 2 years of B. Britnell with a few of my favorite things: Nashville roasted coffee, Nashville made chocolate, and a cool vintage US flag that I recently got.

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I thought that I would also take this as an opportunity to share with you some of my favorite recipe posts from over the past couple years. I’ve discovered that 9 times out of 10, if I absolutely love a post, the rest of the world typically does not seem to care as much. Only 1 of the recipes below is in my top 10 most viewed posts. BUT they’re all SO GREAT and definitely recipes that I would recommend you try soon.

Like this HONEY BEER BREAD!

I dream about this bread on a daily basis. I haven’t made it in a while but I keep thinking that it would make great Christmas gifts to give to co-workers or just someone that you want to say “Hey, I’m thinking about you and here’s some of the best bread in the world to prove it.” Mmmm. This bread.

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These Soy Peanut Noodles:

I make these noodles (or some variation of these noodles) quite often and I’m obsessed. I think that maybe the strong peanut-y taste isn’t quite for everyone. I don’t think Stephen loves these noodles as much as I do, honestly. But that’s ok. More for me :) And if you want a lighter version, I recreated this dish with spaghetti squash.

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This Breakfast Bake:

Mmmmm. I love breakfast so dearly.

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THESE Breakfast Nachos:

Hopefully you know by now that I’m a big proponent of cracking an egg on top of an otherwise normal meal and calling it breakfast. I’ve done it with nachos, pizza, quesadillas, crepes, and I have a long list of other things to try out soon.

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This Peanut Butter No-Bake Pie:

This IS one of my most viewed recipes. It’s also probably one of the recipes that I re-make the most.

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This super yummy White Chicken Chili:

This chili is SO good! (does “this is SO good” lose its affect if I say it about everything on this list??) And perfect for this time of year. I’ll add this to my list of “cook this soon”.

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omg Apple Pie French Toast:

Speaking of recipes that are good for this time of year. I honestly kind of forgot about this French Toast recipe until searching around my blog doing research for this post and I’m SO glad I found it. When I first made this french toast, I had no idea HOW FREAKING DELICIOUS it would be. All the flavors just go so well together. Definitely making these at least once during apple season!

This Pesto Grilled Cheese:

Give me all the melty cheesy goodness!

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These Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins:

I used to make these all the time. I’d bag them up on a Sunday night and then take them to work for breakfast each day. I need to start that up again soon.

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These dreamy Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos:

I took the idea for these tacos from one of my favorite restaurants in Nashville. I never would have thought of putting these flavors together myself but I’m SO thankful that someone did!

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This creamy Butternut Squash Soup:

Easily the best soup I’ve ever made at home. And seeing as I have THREE butternut squashes sitting on my counter, I might make this very SOON!

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And last, but not least….

This yummy Raspberry Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread:

Cinnamon. What would I do without you in my life? Also, carbs.

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OKAY friends. That’s all I have for you today. I am eternally grateful for all of the support and love that I have received through this little blog over the past couple years and I look forward to continuing to grow who I am and to sharing more yummy recipes with you. Have a great weekend!!

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