Pumpkin Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid Recipe

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid Recipe

An amazing breakfast braid recipe perfect for fall! You'll never believe how easy it is to make this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid recipe! Made with refrigerated crescent roll dough, and a few other ingredients, this gorgeous pumpkin pastry will look like you bought it at a fancy bakery! Is your favorite season autumn? Yes, me too! I was just talking about this with my son, and why we don't have to be sad about summer being over. Yes, we do love the lazier days of summer, but it has nothing on the cool, crisp air, the beautiful changing of colors in the fall foliage, and best of all - the amazing flavors of fall. I absolutely adore the cinnamon spices, the fantastic honey crisp apples, and best of all pumpkin everything! These amazing flavors of fall are what inspired me to Continue Reading...

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

This Pumpkin Bread recipe is even BETTER than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf! If you're looking for an amazing pumpkin bread recipe, look no further! This Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf tastes amazing, is easy to make and the perfect treat to enjoy with your Pumpkin Spice Latte! About 15 years ago - it was just after I got married, I discovered Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf. It was love at first site - or perhaps - love at first bite! I couldn't decide what I loved more; the cinnamon and spice flavors, or the incredible rich, pound-cake like consistency. From this point on, I needed to make a decision. I was either going to go broke buying mass quantities of this incredible pumpkin treat, or I needed to find/create a recipe that replicated this treat perfectly. After quite a bit of trial and Continue Reading...

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Meet your new favorite strawberry smoothie recipe! With five simple ingredients, and just seconds to blend, this smoothie is perfect for a quick, healthy breakfast or snack.  Loaded with nutrients, and light on calories, it makes for a fantastic post-workout recovery drink, too! Whenever I'm craving something fresh, the first thing I look for is fruit.  Especially during the spring, I love fresh berries like raspberries, blueberries and particularly strawberries!  Strawberries and kiwi are a fantastic combination, so as a quick snack, I decided to blend up this Easy Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie.  Making smoothies for snacks, and breakfasts are a great way to add some fresh, healthy fruit to your diet and the perfect excuse to enjoy the season's best Continue Reading...

Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake

Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake

Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake The ultimate baked French toast recipe!  Blueberries and cream cheese are stars of this easy French toast casserole, which is topped with a cinnamon almond streusel and baked to perfection.  Serve with blueberry syrup and whipped cream for the most amazing breakfast ever! Saturday mornings were made for a few things: 1) sleeping in, 2) good coffee, and 3) fantastic breakfasts.  My family loves nothing more than a really fantastic Saturday morning feast, often comprised of bacon, or sausage, fantastic pancakes (my son loves my Chocolate Chip Pancakes) or a really amazing French toast recipe.  I recently concocted this amazing Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake that is nothing short of Saturday morning perfection! I've come to Continue Reading...

15 Healthy Recipe Ideas for a Healthier Lifestyle

15 Healthy Recipe Ideas for a Healthier Lifestyle

Looking to start a weight loss journey or maybe just need to add some healthier meal options into your everyday routine?  These 15 simple, easy and fresh recipes are just as satisfying as they are delicious!  Great for jump-starting your healthy New Years resolutions, too! We all typically have good intentions to eat healthier and make more mindful food choices.  However, sometimes when we don't set ourselves up for success, if often becomes overwhelming to know exactly what to eat.  What if I told you that having these simple recipe ideas at your fingertips could help you prepare for every meal of the day, giving you more control to make healthier food choices?  Having these healthy, easy and delicious options will help you feel satisfied and in control all the while still enjoying Continue Reading...

Velvety Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Velvety Pumpkin Crumb Cake

The most amazing pumpkin crumb cake recipe, EVER! Meet your new favorite coffee cake!  This incredibly moist, velvety pumpkin crumb cake has all your favorite fall flavors topped with an amazing cinnamon crumble.  It's the perfect breakfast treat to serve on Thanksgiving morning, or simply enjoy with your pumpkin spice latte! The last time I was in NYC I stopped by a local coffee shop on my way home.  They had these gorgeous, HUGE (like the size of a salad plate!) slices of New York Style Crumb Cake.  Like many, I eat with my eyes, so I immediately chose the gigantic slice of cake along with a big cup of coffee to come with me on my trip back to D.C.  The cake and coffee were an absolutely wonderful treat for my journey back home, although I ended up with powdered sugar everywhere. Continue Reading...

Sweet and Savory Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall

Sweet and Savory Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall

Have you gone Apple Picking yet this season?  Do you have a bounty of apples just waiting for you to turn them into something delicious? We've got 25 delicious fall apple recipes perfect for celebrating National Apple Month this October! I've teamed up with my fellow food bloggers to bring you some seriously amazing apple recipes that are perfect for just about anything that you're craving.  From sweet and decadent to savory and delicious, these apple recipes are some of the best you'll find on the internet.  I've also compiled all of my own apple recipes at the end of this post to give you even more apple inspiration!  How 'bout them apples?!   Whole Grain Apple Crumble from Whole Food | Real Families This individual serving Whole Grain Apple Crumble is always a Continue Reading...