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“Morning Pumpkin” Muffin

Well, happy Monday “Pumpkin”! Need a little motivation? These muffins will brighten your day & your week … if you can make them last that long. They are full of flavor & packed with good for YOU ingredients, which will keep you going all morning! They have a bit of Fall spice to them, but still light enough to be a Summer treat. Who says you can’t enjoy pumpkin in the Summer?! Read more …

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Pumpkin Butterscotch Pudding & Honey Spice Cookies – Giving Love & Thanks

Oh, how I love this time of year! Giving thanks and sharing love through food with family and friends is heartwarming, and much needed! I am lucky enough to have wonderful neighbors and a few of my grandparents right down the street from me. I wanted to express my gratitude for them with some delicious treats. Read more …

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Blackberries & Peaches (Cheesecake Galette, Sauce, Cobbler)

Summer is getting closer and closer to coming to an end. I’d be happy if it never ended, I’ve had a wonderful Summer! I’ve been feeling very inspired by these new found farms I have come across here in Kansas. I will miss the beautiful, vibrant colors of fresh Summer fruit.

A dear friend introduced me to a few lovely farms. One is full of rows and rows of blackberry brambles (Elderslie Farm) and the other is full of delicious sun ripened peaches (Meadowlark Farm)!  I was in heaven!!  Read more …

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Healthy Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies & Yoga

I love cookies you can eat any time of day especially for breakfast! This is the perfect time of year to get into a healthy morning routine. For me that includes Yoga and a simple breakfast to keep me going until my mid-morning snack, these Oatmeal Cookies are just what I need! I packed them full of raisins, oats, toasted coconut, pecans, dark chocolate and agave nectar. Read more …

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Wholesome Holiday Pear Cobbler

Last year was my first holiday season with my boyfriends family. It was very special, and this year has been no different. His grandparents have traditionally given each family member a box of delicious pears, and last year I made a pear cobbler with them. It was a hit, so I believe I will make it a new tradition to use those pears and make a cobbler each year. I don’t think I will get any objections from my man! Read more …

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Yogi Tea Spiced Apple Pie

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means lots of pie! Last year I wanted to spruce up my apple pie, so I tried adding spices I use when making homemade yogi tea. It worked out great! It’s an inspiration when my 9 year old niece asks me to make this pie for her in the middle of Summer! I was also inspired by other bakers who use unique spices when baking. Read more …