Tag «Fall»

Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Crunch Granola: A Comeback is in Order

This week, I’ve gone a bit off the beaten path. Here is it, mid July, and we’re talking about pumpkin today. Poor pumpkin has a bumpy year as far as popularity goes. As soon as September 1st hits, pumpkin is loved by all. In every store anywhere, you can find a pumpkin flavored something. Often …

Sweet Potato Apple Fudge: How to Avoid Holiday Embarrassment

Folks, let’s talk about an experience we’ve all run embarrassingly run into. It’s Christmas Eve. You walk through the door of your family’s gathering, smelling the good smells, hearing sleigh bells jingling, feeling the holiday spirit to the max. You greet all of your loved ones, and then…you see so and so’s boyfriend, Johnny, sitting …

Sweet Potato Crunch Bars: Move Over, Pumpkin!

I want to start off by clarifying something that may be become misunderstood when reading this blog: I love Pumpkin. Love. It. Yes, it’s even capitalized there because THAT’S how important it is to me. BUT, I also have to say for the record, that sometimes pumpkin needs to take a seat, and let his other …

Maple Pear Oatmeal Cookie Cups: Celebrating in Style

Happy National Oatmeal Day! That’s right. Today is a day to celebrate the fact that oatmeal is SO much more than that bland gooey mess your mom used to serve you for breakfast every morning. Or, that packet of oddly dehydrated flakes and “fruit” pieces found in the breakfast aisle (which, admittedly, I still have …

Cinnamon Apple Zucchini Bread: Attention Bake Sale Bakers Everywhere!

  Folks, if you’ve been keeping up (or, if you’ve been within a three foot radius of me in the past few weeks) you will know that I am a lover of all things Fall. Well, here’s another (not so secret) confession. Not only does Fall bring out the plaid-wearing, 20-something-year-old in me, but it …

Award Winning Salted Caramel Apple Pie: Let Fall Officially Begin!

This week comes as a huge sigh of relief. Why? Because it’s the first full week that one can officially embrace all things Fall and not have to suffer from the burns of judge-y stares from others. Yes, that’s right. Despite feeling the itch to do so since the beginning of August, I can now say …