Apple Ginger Fizz

We went to an apple farm this weekend and it totally brought me back to my childhood in Ohio. I yearn for that crisp fall weather and fondly remember going to apple butter festivals and just loving it. I mean, how could you not? ...more

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

I always get so super pumped when mid-October hits because all of the Halloween movies start coming on! All I want to do is take a few weeks of vacation and hibernate at home on the couch in cozy pajamas eating lots of fall soups and binging on our favorite Halloween movies. Then I realize that I have an almost-two-year old and having Michael Myers on in the background is probably not the best parenting choice I could make ....more

Lentil Sweet Potato Stew

It’s still pretty warm here in Orange County. I mean, it’s still nothing compared to living in Phoenix, but I’m ready for more consistently cool days! I’ve been digging out my soup pots anyway though and whipped up this delicious lentil and sweet potato stew a couple of weeks ago and was so happy with how it turned out ....more

Monster Sugar Cookie Bars

Hi Friends! I’m sorry I haven’t posted since early last week. We ended up going out of town to the mountains with family and I had zero internet access ....more

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

I know I just posted another breakfast recipe last week, but what can I say? I love breakfast! It’s definitely the most important meal of the day and today I’ve got a breakfast that’s screams fall and it’s not pumpkin! ...more

10-Minute Gnocchi

When it comes to side dishes, I’m of the belief that they should be as simple as possible. But, let’s be honest, sometimes the side dish ends up being the best part of the meal and I’m okay with that too. This 10-Minute Gnocchi is one of the side dishes ....more

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Whenever the fall season rolls around, my oatmeal cravings hit big time. There’s nothing better than waking up on a cool morning and sitting down to a warm and comforting bowl of oatmeal to get the day started. Although I don’t necessarily have anything against the pre-made microwave oatmeal packets, homemade oatmeal is the way to go ....more

Gluten-Free Brownies

It’s Friday, friends! It’s the perfect day to whip up some delicious brownies for the weekend and today I’ve got a seriously rich and fudgy gluten-free brownie recipe for you! While we are not gluten-free in my house, my younger brother is allergic to wheat ....more

Lentil Quinoa Pilaf

This post is sponsored by USA Pulses & Pulse Canada. You guys, you know what I just realized? I haven’t posted any lentil recipes on this blog! ...more

Southwestern Chicken Pinwheels

Happy Friday, friends! Last week, college football started and now it’s time for pro football and I’m going to keep the snacks coming! Pinwheels are always the perfect appetizer to bring to any party ....more