The Best Apple Crumb Muffins

/// October 20th, 2014

The Best Apple Crumb Muffins This Fall I’ve been on the hunt to find – and perfect – the best apple crumb muffins known to man. One that wasn’t too heavy or sweet to scarf down for breakfast, but also – even more importantly – one that was moist and tender, as well as full of apples and cozy autumnal flavor. Continue reading

5-Ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies

/// October 18th, 2014

5-Ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies These sweet little treats, with their delicate cream cheese infused crumbs and dark, jammy raspberry centers are made with only 5 simple ingredients, and sure to make even the most jaded of bakers a true believer in the magic that is a tray of freshly baked cookies. Sure, you have to wait until they’re completely cooled to slide them off the tray and into your mouth. But they are certainly worth every moment of the wait. Continue reading

Italian Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Boats

/// October 17th, 2014

Italian Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Boats We’re only a few months into Fall and I’m already on my second spaghetti squash recipe. I guess that’s because it’s so easy to convert the humble squash into epic comfort food. I mean, I may preach skinny recipes here and there, but at the end of the day, I want my dinner plate loaded with soul food. The kind that draws out oohs and ahhs from even the most silent of dinner companions. This right here, is exactly that kind of meal. Continue reading

Breakfast Banana Split for Two

/// October 17th, 2014

Breakfast Banana Split for Two Well would you look at that? Here I am. Eating fruit and yogurt AND nuts for breakfast these days. Like a… like a totally normal (ok, semi-normal) functioning (again, semi) grown person. It only took me 27 and a half years to get it down. The secret? Make it feel like dessert. The secret to that? Raw honey, baby. Lots and lots of raw honey. Continue reading

The Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes of Your Dreams

/// October 17th, 2014

The Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes of Your Dreams Are you particular about your pancakes? I know I am. When I dream about the perfect stack, my mind envisions a tall pile of not-too-sweet, fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside classic PANCAKES!!! No dry, tasteless, thin, crappy pancakes allowed! Unfortunately, about 90% of the time we eat out for brunch and I order pancakes, I end the meal parked in the deep, dark land of disappointment. Why is it so hard for people to make a good pancake?! Not to get all J-Law, but It’s a brunch crime. Continue reading