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 […]

Naked Apple Vanilla Pie

Hi Everyone, I saw this recipe this week on King Arthur Flour’s website and I had to make it.  Unfortunately I cooked it long.  Actually I didn’t, my oven did.  For some reason I can’t get the cooking time right when it comes to baked goods, except cookies.  I don’t get it?  I place it […]

Cranberry Apple Sauce

Hello, Today I am bringing you another holiday side dish! This one is my second favorite next to stuffing. This is my sweet, yet tart Cranberry Apple Sauce. Well it’s more like a chutney, but I’m calling it sauce. Mmmm, I love it!!! This cranberry and apple sauce is sweet and has the right amount […]

Cornbread Apple and Sage Stuffing

Hey, hey, hey! It’s the holiday time of the year and I have been practicing my side dishes for the big day!!  One thing I LOVE about Thanksgiving is the side dishes!  I could almost skip the turkey, and just eat stuffing and cranberry sauce.  It’s my favorite, favorite thing about Thanksgiving dinner and oddly […]

Apples and Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Hi Everyone, I’m a pretty basic person when it comes to oatmeal. Yes I love all the fancy oatmeal, and even plain oatmeal, but one of my favorite combos of oatmeal is apples and cinnamon. Oh man! It’s really my go to oatmeal! I took my traditional oatmeal and zipped it up and baked it. […]

Maple Spiced Apple Butter

Howdy, This past weekend, as you may know I headed up to Apple Hill to pick apples, wander through the pumpkin patches and enjoy the Fall atmosphere.  Unfortunately it didn’t turn out as planned.  We had a late start on Sunday and when we got out there, there was a ton of traffic.  It took […]

Caramelized Apples in the Crockpot #crocktoberfest2013

Hi Everyone, Well today is the last day of #Crocktoberfest 2013 and I am saving the best for last!!  Today’s mission was to make a dessert in the Crockpot.  To be honest I never made dessert in a Crockpot, but I couldn’t wait to try it out.  I figured for my first dessert I would […]

Chicken, Apple and Sweet Potato Salad

Hello, hello! Happy Friday to you!! Today I have another quick meal that can be made in less than 10 minutes!  It’s so simple, yet so tasty and it’s so Fall season.  Since I am running out of time, with deadlines to meet, not only is this meal quick, so is this post!  🙂  So […]