banana nut bread is one of my personal favorites. whether it’s for breakfast, weekend brunch, or even during afternoon tea — frankly, banana nut bread is perfect at anytime. I made some this weekend but I wanted it to be a little different. so, I made it in mini bundt pans and instead of using … More banana pecan bundt. the best ever.
I was inspired to make these chicken meatballs after trying a recipe from Blue Apron that used ras el hanout, a spice mix from North Africa. I had never tried it, but I’ve recently learned to love it. I can only describe its flavor as having alot of depth with layers of sweet, spicy and even … More spiced chicken meatballs.
so Thanksgiving is exactly 2 weeks away (where has the time gone!) but I’m already thinking about slow roasted turkey. so I decided to do my own deconstructed version of the big bird and just focus on the wings. they are absolutely delectable. I think the trick is really in the preparation beforehand. so if you’re … More talkin turkey wings.
when you’re looking for something small, not-overly-sweet, but will still make you smile – then these doughnuts are for you. sour cream mini doughnuts slightly modified from my recipes, “Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts“ ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon … More sour cream mini doughnuts.
here’s how I turn a pumpkin breakfast into dessert. yes, all eaten before midnight. 🎃 (hmmm, did anyone else think of Cinderella?) pumpkin waffles for one inspired by top with cinnamon ingredients: 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder ( I use Jay Robb) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 large egg whites OR 1 large egg … More pumpkin breakfast for dessert.
there are so many ways to enjoy pears this season and I found a dessert recipe that is pear perfect. 🍐 the pretty blog’s caramel, pecan and pear lattice pie. I was intrigued this recipe used cake flour, egg, and room temperature butter for the crust (because typical pie crust recipes require cold ingredients, no eggs, and I’ve never seen … More caramel pear and pecan mini pies
I found a pumpkin maple muffin 🎃 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
after apple picking 🍎 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
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 🍐🍎) 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
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 . 😉 (most recipes would have to be made the night before, but are fairly easy and most important, healthy!) tell me … More bring your lunch to work day