10 Most Popular Recipe Posts 2012

2012 Most Popular Recipes on

Gotta tell you guys I don’t often dip into Google Analytics. I am kinda number squeamish. In order to grab these top 10 for ya I had to pay it a visit.

With huge exposure on Pinterest I had a hunch as to what posts were getting the most eyeballs. Are these surprising to you? How many have you tried?

Here are the tippy top recipes I created this year. As an added bonus ~ all of these recipes will be PERFECT for your healthy eating new years resolutions. Dig in!

Blueberry Coconut Steel Cut Oatmeal recipe on ©

Blueberry Coconut Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

We all love this recipe for the color, convenience, healthy ingredients and of course the flavor!

Spaghetti Squash Sesame Noodles Recipe on

Spaghetti Squash Sesame Noodles

This recipe is a great alternative to pasta and it is vegan.

Whipped cream in Pip Studio rose bowl with pink spatula

Homemade Whipped Cream: Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry

Nothing is easier than homemade whipped cream. Skip the squirt can and take the extra few minutes to make it yourself. To keep things unexpected and fun I flavor it in all sorts of ways.

Homemade lunchables on blog. Project Lunch Box.

Healthy DIY Lunchables: Salami and Cheese

Project LunchBox continues to be a grand slam on this blog. Keep lunch costs down, make healthy choices and pack your own tasty lunch.

Spring Bouquet Popsicles on | Dazzle Wedding, Bridal Shower and Baby Shower guests! ©

Spring Flower Bouquet Popsicles

This pops were created on a whim. On a drive to school I asked my kids “What kind of pops should I make.” My daughter yelled out “Flower Popsicles!” And so this idea was born.

It is featured in quite a few places online including Ryan Seacrest blog and in a British wedding magazine Perfect Weddings.

Spaghetti Squash Noodles with Thai Coconut Peanut Sauce Recipe | ©

Spaghetti Squash Noodles with Thai Peanut Sauce

Yup. Two Spaghetti squash recipes made my top 10 in 2012. Anything you would mix with pasta you can mix with spaghetti squash. A dang good thing if you ask me.

Vegan Pumpkin Whipped Cream on © { #holiday #Halloween #fall }

Vegan Pumpkin Whipped Cream

You guys LOVE whipped cream. This one is made from thick coconut cream. You will find yourself licking this off the spoon way before you use it in any recipes.

Coconut Vegan Whipped Cream Recipe on

Vegan Whipped Cream: Vanilla, Chocolate, Mocha Coffee

Another vegan whipped cream recipe except this time I share four melt in your mouth flavors. Have that spoon handy so you can sample each ~ over and over again.

Chocolate cake for Valentine's Day with berries and chocolate chips

Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Breakfast Cake

Everyone wants an excuse to eat chocolate and cake for breakfast. Now you can and you won’t feel guilty at all about it, this is also gluten free. Think you need to put some of that whipped cream on it too!

Homemade Chocolate Lover's Milkshake recipe on

Chocolate Lover’s Skinny Milkshake

Chocolate and skinny are the perfect combination. Make an icy cold treat any time of day and feel good about it ~ this shake is vegan too.

Thanks for brightening my year with your visits. 2012 has been filled with great days and lots of JOY.

I look forward to a bright and prosperous 2013. Wishing you all a safe, fun and wonderful 2013! XO Marla

~ Marla Meridith

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41 thoughts on “10 Most Popular Recipe Posts 2012

    1. Thanks so much Leanne!! I always enjoy your visits 🙂 You have had a great year too from the looks of all the yummies on your blog too. Best of luck to you in 2013 as well!!

    1. Really Sommer? Love that you have tried that recipe! Happy New Year to you too and I can’t wait to see all the nibbles you have for us in 2013 🙂 XO

  1. I personally see the whipped cream and those popsicles everywhere! They seem to pop up everywhere I go! Happy 2013 to you and your family and I cannot wait to see what you create this year and always! xoxox

  2. What an awesome 2012! Fabulous recipes and beautiful photos. Keep it up Marla!
    Lots of ideas and inspiration to carry into 2013. Happy new year!!! All the best. xo

  3. I’m coming clean. I am one of your vegan whipped cream stalkers. I love them, they are so tasty and easy to make and taste great on everything! I’ve gone beyond too and done salted caramel. Thank you for great recipes with fresh ingredients. Looking forward to another year of recipes!

    1. Hi Traci! LOVE that you stalk my vegan whipped cream recipes. More to come in 2013 ~ that salted caramel sounds mighty tasty. Happy New Year!

  4. As always, gorgeous photography!! I am so in love with that photo of your whipped cream (going to pin it right now!). Hope you have a very happy new year and hope to see you again in 2013!!

    1. Hi Julie! Happy New Year to you too 🙂 It was wonderful spending time with you in Idaho. Yes! I hope our paths cross again in 2013 ~ I am sure they will 🙂

  5. such a delicious year you’ve had – I am so happy I found you this year! I used to work with edible flowers years ago, and your popsicles are still one of my favorites!

    cheers, happy new year to you all!

  6. Happy New Year Marla – wishing you the very best in the New Year! Love your roundup of popular recipes, especially the beautiful floral popsicles and your precious daughter.