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

5 fall favs: apples

it’s the start of a new school year and the start of a¬†new weekly series:¬†5favs/5ways¬†for¬†fall seasonal produce. ¬†we start with my absolute favorite: ¬†apples. ‚̧ԳŹūüćŹūüė䬆 so here’s our 5 favorite ways to enjoy them. ¬†how do you like to enjoy apples? please share!¬†(all recipes are meatless¬†!) 1. raw: w/ a little¬†cinnamon 2. baked: hasselback apples … More 5 fall favs: apples

5favs, 5 spices: cinnamon

it’s part 2 of our¬†5favs¬†weekly series on the¬†5 healthiest spices on the planet¬†(per eat this, not that). ¬†and¬†we‚Äôre focused on¬†cinnamon¬†for this edition¬†(cinnamon spice – oh so nice!) and our 5favs¬† recipes of this¬†blood sugar balancing*¬†spice. ¬†which ones do you¬†like?   sliced apple sprinkled w/cinnamon (simple and sweet…literally ūüėČ ¬†) apple pie oatmeal cookies via amy’s … More 5favs, 5 spices: cinnamon

fall seasonal soiree

with all the abundant seasonal produce available now, I had an idea. ¬† how about throwing a¬†fall seasonal soiree for your friends and incorporate as many fall produce items as possible. ¬†gives everyone a chance to enjoy and welcome in the new season. ¬†here’s my menu idea. ¬†this looks like it could even work for … More fall seasonal soiree

celebrate: national dessert day with apples!

so today, october 14, ¬†is national dessert day, just think a day set aside just…for…your…sweet…tooth. ¬†(is that evil or good?) ¬†well,¬†the best way for me to celebrate national dessert day, is to highlight my 5favs apple desserts! what’s your¬†favorite dessert? don’t think too hard because it’s #nationaldessertday – all day. ūüėČ sweet, salty caramel bourbon … More celebrate: national dessert day with apples!