Easter tea party.

so I’ve done an Easter Brunch menu but I feel like an afternoon Easter tea party would be just as enjoyable. this sample menu includes a variety of seasonal spring produce* which would be perfect before an Easter egg đŸ„š hunt. 😀 tell me what you think!  happy Easter! Easter tea menu savory avocado salad lettuce wraps via morningstar … More Easter tea party.

pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling

I found a pumpkin maple muffin đŸŽƒ 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 🍎 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: 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’s the finale! part 5 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: cauliflower.  😉  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’s 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? 😉 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.  đŸ˜€ (all recipes are meatless !) souped: roasted butternut squash soup with … More 5 fall favs: squash

5 fall favs: mushrooms

it’s part 3 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: mushrooms.  low in calories with essential B vitamins, per Cooking Light they are available year-round but are at their peak in the fall/winter season.  so here’s our 5 favorite ways to enjoy them.  share your favs! 😉  (all recipes are meatless !)   1 grilled: balasamic ginger grilled portobellow mushrooms via … More 5 fall favs: mushrooms