Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cinnamon Walnut Bread -Comfort Food for Monet

When I got an E-mail from Lizzy, @ That Skinny Chick Can Bake, and Kate@Kate's Kitchen for a comfort food recipe to add to a scrapbook of comfort food recipes for Monet, I never hesitated one moment to send them a recipe.  Now  of course, what recipe should I send them. I wanted the perfect comfort food recipe for Monet, who has endured many personal tragedies, in a very short time. I know that Monet loves to bake, and baking is her salvation, her escape from the harsh realities of life into a world filled with fluffy frosting, fruit filled muffins, and wholesome breads and rolls, and happy thoughts.

This bread is pure comfort food to me because, as it bakes, the sweet cinnamon flavors waft through the kitchen. It also has Greek yogurt for extra protein, to feed you  body and soul, and crunchy walnuts.  It is so good warm, slathered in butter or jam.

Monet, for you and your family, I pray to have the strength and hope you need to heal.
Hope is the thing with feathers
that perches in the soul-
and sings the tunes
without the words-
and never stops at all.
-Emily Dickinson
Here is the link to the recipe for Cinnamon Walnut Loaf.  Enjoy


  1. This bread looks amazing, great photo and I love the healthy ingredients!


  2. I love anything with cinnamon and I'm sure Monet will love this bread.. I wish I would have known about this scrapbook for Monet! I've actually had the privilege of getting to meet her and she is just as lovely in person as she is through her blog.

  3. Becky
    what a beautiful bread, it must have been so delicious! Your images are stunning, you photography skills are improving every post!

  4. Wow! What a great photo of your delicious-looking bread! I can almost taste it and wish I had some to go with my morning coffee!

  5. Awesome photo Becky..I just want a piece for my breakfast:)

  6. What a perfect thing to make for Monet, I'm sure she would love it. Been thinking about you and your family too and hoping everything has gotten a bit better.

  7. What a beautiful bread, Becky! Thanks so much for helping out with this project...your heart is good as gold! xo

  8. Beautiful bread! I'm sure Monet will love it. Great photo!

  9. Thank you for all of your wonderful comments and support. It means so much to me, and I hope to be back soon, because I miss all of you.

  10. Beautiful post, Becky, and a beautiful bread to go along with it. I know Monet will love it!

  11. This really is comfort food at it's best. What a sweet, sweet thing for Monet.

  12. Becky-although I wrote to you in private e-mail re:the tribute to Monet, I do want to convey my feelings about the beautiful gesture you have done for your contribution to Monet...who has endured so much tragedy in one year.

    Your bread is the perfect gift and comfort for her, and for me as well...would love to have a slice of that with my morning coffee!
    Beautiful post and tribute, and delcious cinncamon walnut bread:DDD

  13. My dear friend...thank you so much for doing this for me. I can't begin to express how touched I am. This is something I will always treasure. This bread looks and sounds just perfect. I can't wait to try it. Thank you for sharing with me. I hope you have a wonderful week, full of love, good food, and laughter. Hugs from Austin!

  14. Monet- It was my pleasure to have been a part of your "scapbook" and to see you smile again.

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