Muffins in a tin in the sunlight

Morning Glory Muffins

Carrots, coconut, pineapple, spices, dried fruit and nuts combine forces in morning glory muffins – a truly glorious treat!

toasted pepitas are sprinkled on top of olive oil and maple glaze on top of the cake

Olive Oil & Winter Squash Cake

Sweet squash, aromatic spices, and sweet glaze with olive oil and maple make for a irresistible cold-weather olive oil & winter squash cake!

Biscotti amongst other holiday cookies on a tray

Almond & Anise Biscotti (plus other holiday cookies)

It’s officially cookie season! Holiday cookie season, to be exact. For me, and my family, there is a strong cookie presence around the holidays. Almond & anise biscotti are a stalwart of the holiday season for me. The hallmark holiday cookie is my great grandma’s butter cookies (rolled, smooshed with fingers, topped with half of… Read More »Almond & Anise Biscotti (plus other holiday cookies)

Apple Crisp

A classic fall treat, whip apple crisp up once the air turns chilly and the leaves start to turn golden! Use firm, sweet-tart apples.

Apple Cider Caramels

Caramels that taste like the essence of fall, plus a healthy dose of sea salt. Perfect use for that container of orchard fresh cider!

Banana Bread Granola with yogurt and strawberries

Banana Bread Granola

Banana bread granola! What is not to love about this combo? I am a (almost) exclusive homemade granola person. Store stuff is always not fresh or just garbage. Really. I love Sarah Britton’s recipe for banana bread granola, but her (and many!) methods to bake is just not…..great. Granola is a high fat, high carb,… Read More »Banana Bread Granola