Tag Archives: fall

Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Gnocchi

whole wheat sweet potato gnocchis on plate

You remember what a powerhouse sweet potatoes are, right? Here is my favorite recipe that uses them. Sorry, this isn’t a particularly “quick” recipe, but it’s a good one to do with an extra pair of little hands to help … Continue reading

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Potato (Plus extra veggies) Soup

potato, summer squash, cauliflower, onion soup in a bowl

The air has definitely turned chilly, and we’ve already had snow. Time for soup. And if you happen to be looking for a white main dish to celebrate a snowfall (any one else ever do that?), this is a good … Continue reading

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Happy Fall

mom playing with daughter in fall leaves, consider simplicity

That is what I want to remember to do in the next few months. Consider doing some things simpler. Then maybe I’ll have more time and energy to go all out on the other things… I know there are better … Continue reading

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I Yam What I Yam, Sweet Potato

There is a lot of information out there about what is a yam, and what is a sweet potato, and how nutritious they are. But it isn’t so easy to take these facts (like: yams are not related to sweet … Continue reading

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Soft, Perfect Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s something about autumn and pumpkins and spices that I just adore. I love seeing pumpkins, decorating with pumpkins, and baking with pumpkins. Toss in the spices and I am in heaven. I love pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and they … Continue reading

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Apple Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

We have two apple trees which made for hundreds of apples. Not one to let all those apples go to waste, I spent several weeks making everything I could think of that had apples in it. And often, if it … Continue reading

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Fall Favorites Basket Exchange Party

Three years ago, my very best friend had the most ingenious idea for a autumn inspired party. Both she and I share a love of this time of year, but living in Arizona didn’t offer much in the way of … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy…and DELICIOUS Caramel Popcorn

This is a fantastic last minute recipe for incredible caramel popcorn. It is best the day you make it but is also fantastic the next day, and the next, and the next…if it lasts that long! I got the recipe … Continue reading

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Apple Season + Autumn = Caramel Apples!

Growing up, every autumn our school would send around order forms for caramel apples.  We called them taffy apples.  I LOVED them and lived for them.  My favorites were the ones with peanuts covering the apple.  Mmmm…delicious.  I never really … Continue reading

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