Posts tagged ‘pepitas’

October 23rd, 2013

Pepita & Spice Crusted Salmon {+ Butternut Squash Hash}

by Chrissy

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK5

As you all read yesterday, Lauren and Chris are back! I had missed them so much, and was so glad to fetch them from the airport, upon their return from their romantic and adventurous European honeymoon.

Now back to the food.

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK7

Fish. I was craving fish. Probably for two weeks. Then I saw some nice wild, fresh caught salmon fillets, ready for me to take home. Score.

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK1

Channeling a the spiced flavors of Fall, this salmon has rich … Read more...

October 14th, 2013

Pumpkin, Coconut & Banana Oatmeal

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Coconut & Banana Oatmeal_LYK6

So I’ll finally admit that it’s feeling like Fall. I’m all about it now.

I love a hearty bowl of homemade oatmeal in the mornings to get me energized for the day.

Pumpkin Coconut & Banana Oatmeal_LYK5

My usual go-to consists of oats, cinnamon, chia seeds, vanilla protein powder, and dried cranberries and/or fresh fruit, like bananas, strawberries or pear.

Well, with the fall season officially here and the craving for pumpkin-spice flavored EVERYTHING constantly leaves me with half-used cans of pumpkin puree, this is … Read more...

August 23rd, 2012

Chocolate-Chip Zucchini Bread with Pepitas

by Chrissy

Pepitas sweetly baked in a blanket of nearly guilt-free chocolate chip zucchini bread. Now THIS is how you should start your day.

Oh yeah.

There are a few things that really remind me of the days when I was a pesky little child darling little angel, and zucchini bread is right up at the top of that list.

My mom would always bake two loaves at a time. You know, one to eat and one to freeze for later? Yea, … Read more...

January 18th, 2012

Maple Pumpkin Spice Bagels

by Chrissy

True story: I am a pumpkin bagel addict.

I did something that I never thought I would do. Or even need to do. With about 20 bagels places within walking or biking distance from the LYK, why would I need to make my own? Welp, here’s why…


Pumpkin bagel extinction!

I’m sure you are thinking that I am being dramatic about not having a pumpkin bagel in January. But in my defense, they went extinct long before the … Read more...