I absolutely love the fall. Aside from the corny, typical crisp-autumn-air type of reasons, I adore fall flavors. And also that's where seasonal allergies and mosquitoes go to die. Mwahaha. But I digress.. Pumpkins and apples and cider and cinnamon and cloves make me swoon and I'll take them over fresh peaches and berries any day. Sorry, summer. I'm over you. This apple cinnamon popcorn totally hit the spot as the perfect segue into fall while the weather out there still feels like summer. ...continue reading Apple Cinnamon Popcorn
I'm not a sneaky person. I don't believe in tricking anyone into eating anything because I wouldn't want to be tricked, myself. Howeverrrr, I totally get it. Sometimes you've just gotta do what you've gotta do in order to make the little people eat. No judgement here. On the contrary, here's some help! This hidden veggie meat sauce is so good, it fooled the adults at the table too. Not that I was being sneaky about it.. but I could've been.
When you have a household full of monkeys, you buy a lot of bananas. And when you're the stay-at-zoo-mom, you buy a lot of coffee. And when you combine the two and make muffins, you wonder where they've been all your life. Add some chocolate chips and the perfect marriage of flavors come together in a bite sized little treat.
There are no recipes for simple, no frills, straightforward granola out there. What's up with that? There's pumpkin spice granola and trail mix granola and salted caramel granola and banana bread granola and while all of those sound really great, they're just not what I wanted. So I went on. ...continue reading Simple Granola
How cute are these dried fruit stuffed baked apples???? They're as delicious as they are adorable and perfectly festive for the upcoming new year for the trees, Tu B'Shvat!