Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Hi Everyone, This Sunday I was in the mood for muffins.  I just love a nice soft muffin to go with my morning cup of coffee.  I have a 5 pound bag of Granny Smith apples that I needed to use up.  I love to eat apples, plain but this past week I chipped my […]

Apple Round Up

Hi Everyone, I have been craving apples again!  I think it is that time of year.  Nothing beats a nice crisp apple to bite into.  My favorite way to eat them is plain.  However, apples are wonderful mixed lots of good stuff.  I have complied my favorite recipe apples.  It’s not all of them on […]

Mom’s Apple Crisp #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today for #SundaySupper we teamed up with Gallo Family Vineyards to share with you “recipes with the best stories”.  One of the best and most memorable stories I have is when my Mom came to visit me in California a few years ago.  Whenever she comes for a visit I always make a […]

Apple Smoothie #Smoothie Monday

Hi Everyone, It’s been a while since I have had smoothie Monday.  I thought with all of the fresh apples and new juices that are popping up everywhere, this would be a great time to have a light, refreshing smoothie.  As you can guess it today’s smoothie is an Apple Smoothie. This smoothie tastes amazing. […]

Chicken and Apple Panzanella Salad

Hi Everyone, Happy Saturday to you! Well the cool weather is kicking in here in Northern California. They are predicting rain and possible thunderstorms, which is pretty rare. Not that I like rain on the weekend, but we need it, plus it will be nice to just stay inside. My day is planned on cooking […]

Caramel Apple Snack Cake

Hi Everyone, You know it’s apple season and I couldn’t resist making some kind of treat using apples.  Plus what goes with apples?  Normally I would say cinnamon, but today it’s caramel.  Ohhh, how I love caramel and apples.  I remember as a kid my Mom used to but the pre-made caramel that wrapped around […]

Pork and Apple Shish Kabobs

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you a pretty, easy, quick recipe that is loaded with fall favorites like apples and maple syrup. Ohhhhh, you just have to love fall flavors.  Anyway, I was thinking what can I do different with pork?  One thing I never have done is make pork shish kabobs.  Why […]

Apple Round Up

Hi Everyone, One thing I love, love, love about the Fall is apples.  Every year we head up towards Tahoe and go apple picking.  I know apples are around all year, but they taste the best in the Fall.  My favorite kind of apple is the Granny Smith with Pink Lady Apples coming in second, […]

Crunchy Apple Cinnamon and Pear Salad #StayTRU

    Hi Everyone, Since January is the beginning of the year, where you start with a fresh slate, wash away the old and start with the new, I have vowed to save money, exercise more and eat even healthier than before.  I tried so hard in the months of November and December, but the […]

Winter Harvest Quinoa Oatmeal

Hi Everyone, I have a fun recipe today!!  It’s something new and exciting for me and oh so healthy, vegan, gluten-free and just plain good.  Let me tell you the idea behind this recipe.  Todays post is what I called “CHOPPED” Quinoa style!!  Or the official name “Ancient Harvest Recipe Face Off.”  I am in a […]