Apple Pie Bites

Apple Pie Bites

Aren’t these apple pie bites cute? The concept is pretty simple – just take some pie dough, coat it in cinnamon sugar, wrap it around apple slices and bake. The end result is basically a mini apple pie in bite size form. In the...

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

I’ve been meaning to share this baked potato soup recipe with you for a long time. Actually, it was one of the first recipes I ever shared on my blog, but it got lost over a year ago in the transition to wordpress. Since...

Our Trip to Switzerland and France

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*Warning, this is a very photo heavy post! I just couldn’t wait any longer to share about our recent trip. If you follow me on Facebook, you are probably aware that we spent some time recently in Europe. Mike had to travel to Strasbourg,...

Coconut Semolina Cake

Coconut Semolina Cake

It’s time for the third and final installment of the mid-east feast! I would normally be most excited about the dessert stage of this event, but since I don’t really like coconut, I was a little nervous about this recipe. I almost left the...

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

You had to know it would be coming. I mean, I’ve made apple bread, apple streusel bread, pumpkin bread, pumpkin gingerbread, etc. It was only a matter of time before I combined my two favorite Fall baking staples (apples and pumpkin) into one amazing...

Spiced Shawarma Chicken Wraps

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It’s time for the second installment of the mid-east feast (read about the zucchini fritters from last week)! This week’s recipe is for┬áSpiced Shawarma Chicken Wraps. I was very intrigued by this recipe when I saw the great variety of spices it called for...

Halloween Cupcakes Part 2

Halloween Cupcakes

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 of the Halloween Cupcakes last week! Now it’s time for some fun new ideas. Once again, these are all pretty simple and kid friendly. And cute! Clearly I am much more interested in cute treats than spooky treats....

Friday Favorites

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This has been such a busy week, but I really look forward to these Friday Favorites posts. We’ve been travelling all over the place this week and I can’t wait to share all of the pictures and fun foods with you. In the meantime,...

Halloween Cupcakes Part 1

Halloween Cupcakes

I’ve got some fun Halloween cupcake ideas to share with you today! I made a nice variety of them to talk about on a local tv station here in Grand Rapids, and I figure I should share them with you too! I’ll talk you...

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

This recipe for zucchini fritters is from a wonderful new cookbook I received called An Edible Mosaic. The cookbook was written by a fellow food blogger, Faith, and will be released at the beginning of November. I got the chance to receive an advance...