Autumn Harvest Pie with Apple Cider Punch

This really is the perfect autumn combo. The pie has is warm and comforting with a bold flavor. The punch is light and woodsy. Enjoy them by a campfire in flannel pants like we did, and you have a picturesque fall evening. I always think that throwing out the fruit from Sangria is a bigContinue reading “Autumn Harvest Pie with Apple Cider Punch”

Cookie Muffins

This was one of my completely spontaneous recipes; I literally made it as I went along. I had some cookie dough that was a little dried out from being in the fridge. I didn’t want it to go to waste, but knew it wouldn’t make the best cookies on it’s own. I’m so glad thisContinue reading “Cookie Muffins”

Cinnamon Roll Croissant Loaf

This loaf is the pinnacle of fall treats. It’s warm, comforting, sweet, and cinnamony. Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE cinnamon. It’s one of my favorite flavors, and this time a year I put it in everything from desserts to breakfast to soup to roasted veggies. For such a complex concept, it’s super easyContinue reading “Cinnamon Roll Croissant Loaf”

Healthy Blueberry Breakfast Muffin Tops

I’m not going to lie, I ate like 16 of these at once. They’re addicting and delicious, but also packed with nutrients. The recipe is from one of my favorite youtubers, Ellen Fisher. I have both of her e-cookbooks, and I use both of them frequently. They’re full of fun whole food recipes like thisContinue reading “Healthy Blueberry Breakfast Muffin Tops”

Mel’s Lemon Macarons

My family recently had our 2nd macaron baking showdown. I won’t lie, I kind of went off the grid and didn’t use a scale for my recipe, so it was not my best work. I thought I’d share my sister’s recipe instead, as she thoughtfully made hers vegan, too. Macarons are one of our favoriteContinue reading “Mel’s Lemon Macarons”

Crispy Blueberry Cake Donuts

My dad’s birthday recently passed, and we are still quarantining, so I wanted to make him something special, since we couldn’t go out. He’s not a huge cake person, so blueberry donuts were it. I have never deep fried anything before, but let me tell you, it’s not as easy as it looks. I actuallyContinue reading “Crispy Blueberry Cake Donuts”

Cookie Breakfast Sundaes

I won’t lie, ice cream for breakfast is a longhand tradition in my family. It’s not the healthiest option, but we love it, especially when we’re in Maine. This year I couldn’t go to Maine because of the pandemic, but I still wanted enjoy my favorite treat. This recipe gives you all the fun ofContinue reading “Cookie Breakfast Sundaes”

Quick & Easy Staple Brownies

These brownies don’t need an introduction. They are fudgy, have a crackly top, and store very well. Don’t be intimidated by the boiling water; it just melts the chocolate, so that you get maximum fudginess. I believe everyone needs a really solid brownie recipe. Brownies are a classic, no matter what the event or seasonContinue reading “Quick & Easy Staple Brownies”

Classic New Jersey Crumb Cake

Every year my family visits the Jersey Shore for two weeks at the beginning of the summer. We always get hard rolls, donuts, and amazing crumb cake from the bakery down the street. This year we only got to go for a week at the beginning of the summer, but now we are back. ToContinue reading “Classic New Jersey Crumb Cake”

Strawberry Orange Morning Knots

I looove a good pastry and we had a bunch of oranges to use, so I was excited to make this recipe. They’ve got a nice blast of citrus and are a perfect way to wake yourself up with a cup of coffee or tea in the morning. The shape is really fun, and everyoneContinue reading “Strawberry Orange Morning Knots”