Apple Cranberry Parfait

Apple Cranberry Parfait

This apple cranberry parfait makes a fun and unique breakfast. I got this recipe from Michigan Apples back in September at their apple cooking event. The chef had prepped for this recipe but we didn’t actually have time to make it. We were able...

Farmhouse Vegetable Barley Soup

Farmhouse Vegetable Barley Soup

This Farmhouse Vegetable Barley Soup is a great recipe for the cooler weather we’ve been having. The flavor is rich and comforting, it’s hearty and filling, and it tastes amazing reheated the second (or third!) day. I saw this recipe in the most recent...

Sugar Cookies for Fall

Fall Sugar Cookies

This past week I made sugar cookies for a friend’s daughter to take to school for her birthday. The theme was “Fall”, and I had a blast trying out some new cookie decorations. The cookies turned out pretty well so I thought I’d share...

Quick and Easy Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel

This quick and easy apple strudel makes a great Fall dessert! It’s so simple to put together and tastes like a lighter version of apple pie.  I made this for a snack for my Sunday School class a few weeks ago and everybody seemed...

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

There is something about potato leek soup that is simple and comforting. It seems sort of rustic in a way, but that might just be because it was always something I’d heard about, but never eaten. That changed when I got a bunch of...

National Chocolate Cupcake Day

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Did you know that today is National Chocolate Cupcake Day? Neither did I until some friends mentioned it last night. I was told I couldn’t let the day pass without some sort of acknowledgement. (Apparently they think I like cupcakes! ) So here, in no...

Crockpot Applesauce

Crockpot Applesauce

I have an overabundance of apples in my house right now. This past week honeycrisp apples were on sale for $.98/pound, an amazing price, so of course I stocked up. We also already had plans to go apple picking with friends, so I picked up a bag...

Simple Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is for you! It doesn’t get much easier, or much tastier than these shredded chicken sandwiches. I made them for dinner one lazy Sunday afternoon and couldn’t believe how good they were. We...

Spiced Chai Concentrate {and a giveaway!}

Spiced Chai Concentrate

If you’ve read my blog or any length of time, you are probably well aware that we love chai tea in our house.  (If you haven’t tried the chai cupcakes, you really need to!) We drink tea fairly frequently and vanilla chai is almost always the tea of choice....

A few Saturday thoughts

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1. Thanks to my CSA, I discovered sorrel for the first time this year.  From what I understand, it’s kind of like a cross between a lettuce and an herb, and it has a slight lemony taste. I’ve become obsessed. I came home that...