Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Hummus

If you want something sweet to spread on your crackers, cookies, or pretzels, skip the frosting and make this fun pumpkin hummus!

It’s October 1st! Dare I say the best month of fall is here. Would you agree? If I could celebrate my birthday twice a year, I would choose to also celebrate it in October. I think I’d pick October so I could throw a huge birthday bash all themed around october and halloween goodies. In [...]

Out of the Kitchen #2

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We’re back with another Out of the Kitchen post! Here’s what we’ve been up to for the month of September! Ryan treated me to banana walnut rum crepes – they were SO delicious and our first time making crepes. We didn’t eat these crepes for breakfast, we ate them as a 10pm snack one Friday!  I [...]

Vegetarian Eggplant Lentil Chili

This healthy vegetarian chili only takes 10 minutes to prep and 1 hour to simmer in the crock pot. It’s very adaptable so add your favorite vegetables!

Well, it’s almost October! One day left of September and then we’re taking the plunge into the pumpkin patch. I try to not jump the gun on the next holiday around here. Or at least on the blog. Outside of the blog, we’ve been celebrating fall for a few weeks now. We’ve already made pumpkin [...]

Salted Caramel and Espresso Glaze Chocolate Crostini

Puff pastry squares stuffed with your favorite chocolate bar and drizzled in sauce! A great treat to make with leftover halloween candy.

Last weekend these chocolatey espresso crostini were exactly what I needed. Let me explain. I’ve been looking for fall boots for over a year.. I guess the shoe stores are slim pickings in a smaller city. Growing up I lived 30 minutes from the Mall of America where, well if you’ve ever been there, has [...]

Coffee Lover’s Donuts

coffee + donuts - the best breakfast combination.

Wake up and smell the coffee in these DONUTS! If you are a coffee lover, I just came up with the world’s greatest invention. A coffee maker that brews coffee AND makes donuts. Now that’s a complete breakfast! Forget about the wheaties and orange juice, now we can have our coffee and eat it too. [...]

Why go meatless?

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Today, we’re talking meatless recipes. Some of you may have gasped, and thought, “I’m not a vegetarian!” Well, I’m not either. Others of you think about salad with you hear the phrase ‘meatless meals’. And I know you’re thinking “I won’t be full if I eat a salad for dinner.” I am here to get [...]

Apple Cinnamon Popcorn Stacks – Healthy Snacking

Make this your healthy to-go snack! Made with apples, peanut butter, popcorn, a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar and a drizzle of caramel.

This recipe for Apple Cinnamon Popcorn Stacks is a part of the #SkinnyGirlSnacks campaign and has been compensated by #CollectiveBias. As always, all opinions are my own. We’re continuing with APPLE week! I know you’re going to love this healthy fall snack. I am a snacker. But I’m not just a “let’s have an afternoon [...]