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Apple-Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

This Apple-Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal is very tasty! The best bits of fall wrapped up in one easy breakfast! Check out this Real Simple recipe below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: So good! Moist and love the hints of toasty nuts! Find…

November 11, 2023

Parm e Pepe Spaghetti

I loveeeee a cacio e pepe, so when I saw this Parm e Pepe Spaghetti, I just had to try! Check out this Real Simple recipe below for a nutty twist on a classic! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: Really quick…

February 6, 2022

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

These Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies, from Real Simple, contain some of my favorite ingredients! Almond flour, oats, maple syrup, coconut oil–I just knew this protein-packed breakfast treat would be for me! They’re perfect to have hanging around the house any day of the week.…

September 26, 2021

Walnut Energy Bars

I find energy bars a great healthy snack to have hanging around the refrigerator, as well as a great use of leftover ingredients. In this case, I had some old crystallized ginger I wanted out of my cabinets, so this recipe was perfect! Real…

May 1, 2021

Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021

Layered Arugula Salad

Boy, did my first dabble into the Magnolia Table cookbook start out strong. I LOVED this Layered Arugula Salad! Moving forward, I think every salad should be made in a trifle bowl to maximize the beauty of spicy/sweet nuts, colorful pomegranate seeds, blue cheese,…

February 26, 2020

Spiced Lentil Soup with Walnuts and Cilantro

A long day after a long night called for something cozy and quick! This Spiced Lentil Soup with Walnuts and Cilantro, from Real Simple magazine, fit the bill, and just might be the perfect fall soup! Try this unique recipe below. Enjoy! Rating: A+…

November 26, 2019

Fresh Apple Coffee Cake

  To finish off a fall lunch, I opted for this Fresh Apple Coffee Cake, from The Perfect Recipe Baking Book.  With a ton of apples from apple picking, I looked for something more unique than your basic pie. Coffee cake as a daytime treat is…

October 5, 2019

Corn Salad with Feta and Walnuts

    This is, without a doubt, my go-to BBQ side. Whenever I’m asked to bring a small side dish to an outdoor party, I always bring this one. This ten-year old Real Simple magazine recipe (gosh, I’m old), Corn Salad with Feta and…

July 11, 2019