Posts tagged ‘fall’

October 31st, 2014

Cardamom Coconut Zucchini Bread {Gluten-free!}

by Chrissy

Card Zucchini Bread GF_LYK4

Happy Friday, fine folks!

I bring to you some tasty breakfast bread that will help balance out all that candy you are bound to eat tonight, if you haven’t already been digging into that Trick-or-Treat supply…

Card Zucchini Bread GF_LYK2

This flavorful coconut zucchini bread is gently wrapped in an array of spices, with the standout star being cardamom. Each bite slightly reminiscent of the favored chai tea, you will love a piece or two to start of your day, or even … Read more...

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK3

I love scones. Homemade scones to be exact. They are such a pleasant morning treat. In my scones, I always tend to go easy on the butter, so I can still feel great about eating half of the batch.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK11

I realize that it’s not fall anymore, but let’s get real, pumpkin is always in season.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK5

Plus, I just found out that my fancy new membership at Restaurant Depot, allows me to purchase the largest can of pumpkin puree. Ever. So, … Read more...

December 12th, 2013

The Art of a Fall or Winter Salad {+ Mandarin & Avocado Kale Salad}

by Lauren

Kale Salad with Parmesan, Cranberries, and Pine Nuts

I always have greens on hand. Romaine, spinach, kale, arugula or some combination of these things. Their staples in our refrigerator because they are so versatile. I love pulling together salads for lunch using leftovers from dinner or other miscellaneous kitchen staples. It’s so easy, healthy, and never requires a recipe.

Despite the colder weather, a salad is still totally acceptable in Fall and Winter. I thought I would impart some wisdom … Read more...

November 21st, 2013

Pumpkin Parmesan Sauce with Farro {+ Homemade Pumpkin Puree}

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Parmesan and Fried Rosemary Sauce over Farro_LYK6

If you have never made homemade pumpkin purée and maybe just figured it came out of a can, don’t worry, I used to think that too.

Pumpkin Parmesan and Fried Rosemary Sauce over Farro_LYK5

But now that I’ve crossed over to the other side, I can assure that you are missing out on the good stuff.

Pumpkin Parmesan and Fried Rosemary Sauce over Farro_LYK3

Try it this season. Try it now. With Pumpkin Pie’s biggest day coming up, you will be doing yourself, your family, friends, and the glorious pumpkin a great service, if you make … Read more...

November 14th, 2013

Maple, Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread {with Oat Streusel Topping}

by Lauren

 

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Not only had I yet to use my brand new loaf pan but I’ve also been dying to make pumpkin bread. I finally had the time last weekend and after brainstorming a variety of flavor combinations for the recipe, I came up with this one. Maple and pumpkin, a match made in heaven.

It’s always awkward timing when I think of recipes and flavor combinations. Sometimes it’s right before I fall asleep and I roll over to half-asleep Chris … Read more...