Pecan Pie Baked Oatmeal Cups

Baking in the kitchen around this time of year usually leads to something sweet to eat. With an abundance of cookies, pies, cakes, and sweet rolls, there is no shortage of dessert when the Holidays are near. After indulging in Thanksgiving dessert and leftovers for the past week, I am ready to get back on…

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6 Warming Spices You Should Be Using

The specific category of spices referred to as “The Warming Spices” have been around for ages. They have been used for multiple different reasons, from cooking and baking to medicine and herbal remedies. The reason they are called ‘the warming spices’ is exactly why you would think. They have the capability to increase your internal…

‘Roasted Butternut Squash Soup’

Butternut Squash Soup.. it just sounds like a cozy fall afternoon in a cup. Wrapped up in some creamy goat cheese, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper, and topped with some deliciously nutty pumpkin seeds. It makes an entrance at any meal you serve it at, especially with its bright gold appearance. This dish isn’t…

‘Spiced Apple Steel Cut Oats’

Crisp fall mornings are dreamy, especially when the kitchen smells like homemade breakfast, freshly brewed coffee, and warmed apple spice. Who says you can’t have one of these mornings during the week, even when you’re rushed out the door for work? So many of us skip out on breakfast because of the common misconception that…

“Cinnamon Pumpkin Waffles”

This recipe has been one of my absolute favorites for several years now. When I was searching Pinterest for new fall recipes (like every girl does), I came across a pumpkin pancake recipe that used pumpkin puree in the mix. Let me tell you, it changed my life. After using pumpkin puree in my waffle…

“Strawberry Chia Seed Jam”

Summer is coming to a close, but Fall is not quite here yet. It’s the awkward in-between stage of wondering when it’s socially acceptable to bring the fall decor down from the attic. When it’s September and the weather is still in the 90’s, we Texans should not be baking pumpkin spice recipes just yet…..

“Skinny & Naked Cinnamon Rolls”

Steaming cups of coffee.. warm cinnamon rolls baking in the oven.. family gathered around the table talking about good times. That sounds like the perfect Saturday morning to me. I have always had a special place in my heart for cinnamon rolls but I rarely make them because they are so heavy and weighted down…

Spices For A Healthy Diet

  What’s The Difference Between An Herb & A Spice?   Spices.. herbs.. they’re all the same right? I didn’t even know there was a true difference until I really started thinking about it. I thought about the spices in the pantry, the herbs in the backyard and then it hit me, there is a difference…