I realize you may be nearing sugar overload, but you need to make these cookies for Santa!! šŸ˜‰ We had our cookie exchange last night, and it was a big success! Per the usual, I   Read More ...

I feel like pumpkin doesn’t get much love after Thanksgiving, but before you go red velvet #allthethings, how about a Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake?Ā I love cheesecake! My favorite is probably plain cheesecake with cherries on   Read More ...

I spottedĀ this recipeĀ over on The Novice Chef a couple weeks ago and immediately bookmarked the recipe. I mean, who doesn’t love caramel, pecans, and chocolate?? This recipe is perfect for those of us that aren’t candy-makers but like to pretend we are ;). Seriously, a 5 year old could make   Read More ...

Stating the obvious here, but this Pumpkin Black Bean Quinoa Chili isn’t winning any awards for looks ;). Don’t let that scare you off though, it’s really good and super healthy! I debated whether to call this chili or soup. IĀ finally settled on chili because it does have a flavor   Read More ...

I’m taking a break from baking all. the. pies.Ā to bake cookies! =) I’m not exactly in the Christmas spirit yet, but I’m getting there. And Christmas means cookies, right?!? Ā These cookies are everything you want in a cookie – slightly crispy edges, chewy centers, and a great flavor combination. I   Read More ...

{photo credit} Starting this month’s Life Lately post with the most exciting thing that happened all month! *drum roll please* šŸ˜‰ I’m heading to Iceland this winter to see the Northern Lights! I’ve been wanting to see them for forever and decided to quit talking about it and make it   Read More ...

I’ve made this recipe over and over, but somehow it never made it to the blog…until now! I made this for dinner last week and posted it on Instagram stories. A friend asked me if the recipe was on my blog. It wasn’t, but I decided it was the perfect   Read More ...

I can’t remember when I’ve been more excited about Thanksgiving y’all. I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s because I don’t have to work(YAY!!), but whatever the reason I’m just embracing it ;). My family has a very traditional meal, and the menu doesn’t vary much from year to year.   Read More ...

I make pies year-round, but I especially love to bake pies in the fall. Maybe it’s the cooler weather or maybe it’s the holiday season, I don’t really know. All I know is, I love pie! =) I already have a favorite apple pieĀ recipe, but I’m always looking for new   Read More ...

You guys, this soup is SO GOOD! Seriously. The ingredient list is unassuming, but trust me, something magical happens when everything comes together. It’s like chicken noodle soup but kicked up a notch. The fresh greens add a nice bright flavor (and color!). I used a mixture of spinach, kale,   Read More ...