Carrot Apple Juice

Happy New Year! I took a little time off to spend winter break with my family and unplug a bit. Sometimes you just need to slow down and enjoy each moment for what it’s worth. Do you make resolutions at the start of the year? I like to make a list of goals. It helps…

Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie

I think any time is right for pie, but Thanksgiving is the quintessential occasion for it. There is something comforting about pie- perhaps it’s the time and effort poured in. You can imagine the work it took to create such a fine dessert. Fall produce are abundant and I thought apple and cranberry would pair…

Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Parfaits 

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. It helps set the tone for what’s to come. Often on weekdays, I run out the door unprepared. Not anymore!! These parfaits are here to save the day and keep me well nourished.  I normally use berries when I have yogurt and granola, but I wanted to…

Fall Centerpiece {Vol. 2}

Today, I wanted to share another centerpiece idea for your Thanksgiving tabletop. If you have a surplus of seasonal produce, you can create a bountiful focal point. Utilizing natural elements helps tie in the seasons and can be multi-purposed. Once the celebration is over, you can eat the food or make little gift basket favors…

Double-Apple Mini Bundt Cake with Apple Cider Glaze

Hello October! You bring cooler temperatures that I like to call sweater weather. I’m a cardigan girl at heart, you always need a trusty hoodie or cozy sweater for when the temperature drops. The days are starting to shorten and the leaves are beginning to change color; blazing orange, fiery red and golden yellow. Apples are…

Caramel Apples 

Pumpkin farms are opening to celebrate the harvest season and are filled to the brim with pumpkins, gourds and mums. You can also find many fall treats for sale. When I think of Autumn, I instantly think of apples and caramel. They come together for a delicious sticky sweet treat.  Instead of purchasing caramel apples,…

Apple Handpies

Apple season has arrived and there is nothing more classic than apple pie. I wanted a quick snack, so I opted to make handpies. Pie lovers rejoice because they are perfectly portable and satisfy your sweet craving.  You can certainly make crust from scratch, I decided to go with premade refrigerated pie dough. It saves…

Cinnamon Apple Chips 

Have you ever tried apple chips? On occasion, I pick up a bag and snack until I reach in and realize, they’re all gone.  Since fruit is healthy, it’s easy to indulge in this crispy treat. Fall is right around the corner, I’m thinking of Autumn flavors like pumpkins, caramel and apples.  I picked up…

Farmers market fresh vol. 5

Today my family visited a local orchard and loaded up on gala apples and yellow peaches. We were on our way to Skyline Drive and passed a sign for Jenkins Orchards. My dad decided to make the turn and we drove down the long drive. After a couple miles, we reached the farm stand, inside…