Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Gluten Free Pumpkin PIe

Time to talk pie again, gluten free pumpkin pie to be specific. I have made gluten free pumpkin pies before by simply leaving out the crust.  My daughter went through a massive pumpkin pie phase last year while we had her on a gluten free diet, so I started making pumpkin pie by just putting click to read more

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Let’s talk pie, shall we?  Pumpkin pie in particular. I like pumpkin pie, but it’s safe to say my daughters LOVE pumpkin pie. It was one of the first “real foods” each of them tasted, mainly because my family was sneaking it to them when I was busy cleaning up Thanksgiving dinners.  There is something click to read more

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Sometimes I forget how absolutely amazing apple is in desserts. The apple crumble has reminded me that apple can rock dessert.  Big time. This is one of those recipes that turned out absolutely amazing. The kind you have to back away from the pan with your fork from, because you could probably eat the entire click to read more

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Sugar Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

It’s on.  Pumpkin baking that is.  While I actually do bake with pumpkin year round, I try to not go all pumpkin crazy here on the blog in May.   It’s just such a great ingredient!   Today I’ve got a simple spin on my favorite pumpkin cupcakes, these ones have a delicious cinnamon sugar cream cheese click to read more

Setting Up An Easy Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar Ideas

I was looking for something fun to add to our Thanksgiving night dinner, a new dessert or just a little something special to finish off the evening.  Some time spent on Pinterest and I completely fell in love with the idea of a hot cocoa bar or hot chocolate bar.  Totally LOVE this idea!   And click to read more

Vanilla Pecan Pie Recipe

Recipes for pecan pie

I’ve got one more great pie recipe for your Thanksgiving table. Vanilla Pecan Pie! This delicious recipe from McCormick blends the flavors of both pecan pie and cheesecake.  Sounds good right?  It is! This pie is pretty simple to make. You start with your pie shell, and fill it with a simple cheesecake layer. After click to read more

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pie

Butterscotch Pumpkin PIe

Next to turkey, the biggest constant I can think of when it comes to Thanksgiving is pumpkin pie.  I can’t imagine a Thanksgiving without it.    I don’t tend to get too creative when it comes to pumpkin pie, as the simple gold standard plain pumpkin pie recipe is pretty good stuff.   But sometimes you have click to read more

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Gingersnap Crust

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Gingersnap Crust

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away.  Where did the year go?   It’s time to start figuring out the Thanksgiving menu.   In our family, the Thanksgiving dinner menu pretty much stays the same from year to year, but I like to try and work some new recipes into dessert.  These click to read more

Lightned Up Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Healthy Pumpkin Cookies

I am always looking for ways to combine healthy ingredients into something that my kids will see as nothing more than really yummy snacks.  We are on the run to and from activities so often, that grab and go things are so helpful to have on hand.  “Healthy” cookies really fit the bill. These Lowfat click to read more

Fun Fall Food Finds at Walmart

Fun Food Finds at Walmart

Ready for some more fun fall finds?  This shopping trip is from my local Walmart (check out my Target trip in this post).  Here are some of the things that are on store shelves, some especially for fall and some just for fun. To clarify, this post is not associated with Walmart or any brands, click to read more

Fun Food Finds At Target

Candy Corn Pretzels

I’ve received quite a few requests lately to put together one of my Fun Food Finds posts.  With fall items hitting the stores, I figure it’s time to check out what fun finds are on store shelves.   Here are some of the fun things that I found this week at my local Target.   To clarify, click to read more