pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling

I found a pumpkin maple muffin ūüéÉ recipe on the nytimes cooking site that’s perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch.  I added a little extra to this already delicious recipe, but it’s a win-win.  here’s how I made it: first, this recipe calls for pumpkin puree and I didn’t have the canned version BUT I did have an actual pumpkin (that … More pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling

old fashioned apple cake with cream cheese frosting

after apple picking ūüćé last week, I now¬†have to get creative with a bunch of sweet delicious apples. ¬†(apples are one of my absolute favs). ¬†one of the first recipes I found intriguing was this¬†old fashioned apple cake¬†from King Arthur Flour. ¬†I¬†made a few minor¬†modifications, but I would recommend this cake any time of the … More old fashioned apple cake with cream cheese frosting

fall favs: sweets

celebrate¬†fall seasonal produce¬†with a display of scrumptious sweets. ¬†perfect for an autumn inspired wedding or party. ¬†which one will you try? Sweets basket of fresh apples and pears ¬†(show them off ūüćźūüćé) southern style caramel apples via southern living gluten free pumpkin apple pie crisp via the whole serving pear vanilla sorbet via a pastry … More fall favs: sweets

bring your lunch to work day

it’s not an official holiday, but for those days when you can’t get out for lunch I’m sharing¬†5favs ¬†recipes¬†that just happen to be both meatless¬†and gluten free¬†to help when you have to bring-your-lunch-to-work .ūüėČ ¬†(most recipes would have to be made the night before, but are fairly easy and most important, healthy!) tell me what¬†you … More bring your lunch to work day

fall favs: afternoon tea

we’re celebrating fall seasonal produce¬†with our own variation of afternoon tea. ¬†here’s our menu, what do you think? soup & sandwiches butternut squash soup via my baking addiction turkey & apple goat cheese tea sandwich via kitchen aid wild mushrooms on brioche crostini via kitchen culinaire scones gluten free pumpkin scones via laura fuentes traditional … More fall favs: afternoon tea

fall favs: weekend brunch

it’s time for a seasonal fall brunch, who’s in? ¬†;) ¬†here’s a weekend brunch menu celebrating the best of seasonal produce¬†and our personal¬†FallFavs. ¬†what do you think?¬† starters bowl of fresh apples and pears apple pecan arugula salad via minimalist baker savor creamy cheesy scrambled eggs via jessica in the kitchen polenta rounds w/wilted spinach … More fall favs: weekend brunch

5 fall favs: cauliflower

it‚Äôs the finale! part 5 of the 5favs/5ways¬†series¬†for¬†fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: cauliflower. ¬†ūüėȬ† this cruciferous¬†vegetable contains vitamins, minerals, and may even help lower the risk of some cancers (learn more about the health benefits¬†here). ¬†so, here’s my 5 favorite ways to eat cauliflower. ¬†what do you think? 1 in salad: cauliflower broccoli … More 5 fall favs: cauliflower

5 fall favs: squash

it‚Äôs part 4 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: squash.  is there anything more symbolic of the fall season?ūüėČ this delectable vegetable is part of the eat-in-color orange family and here are my 5 favorite ways to enjoy them.  and please share your recipe favs too.  ūüėÄ (all recipes are meatless !) souped: roasted butternut squash soup with coconut … More 5 fall favs: squash