Posts tagged ‘pumpkin’

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

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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.

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

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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 2nd, 2013

Smoked Paprika & Sriracha Pumpkin Seeds {toasted w/ coconut oil}

by Chrissy

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I’m about to head out on a much needed vacation with no agenda besides rainforest adventures, surfing, monkey-ing around (literally, I plan on sneaking a pet monkey back to San Diego), beach-bumming and relaxing. I couldn’t be more excited!!

Soon, I’ll be reunited with my amazing little sister, Sarah, who has been studying abroad there since August. Plus, my main man is coming along for all the fun…and the surf, mainly the surf, if we were being honest.

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With 10 … Read more...

November 21st, 2013

Pumpkin Parmesan Sauce with Farro {+ Homemade Pumpkin Puree}

by Chrissy

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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.

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

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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 4th, 2013

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins {with Cinnamon-Sugar Topping}

by Chrissy

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These little chocolaty pumpkin mini-muffin morsels are the perfect treat to feast on during the Fall season.

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They are healthy little bites, rolled in a thin blanket of sugar and cinnamon. If you’d like to make them less sweet and more breakfast-like, you can surely eat them without the butter/sugar topping…

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But, I believe in balance, and a little sweet topping won’t kill ya. Unless you eat the whole batch, which is possible once you get a taste :).

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October 31st, 2013

Pumpkin Turkey Chili {with kale & corn}

by Lauren

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We thought a pumpkin recipe was appropriate in honor of Halloween. Not that pumpkin recipes are ever inappropriate though…

When Chris and I were in Europe for our honeymoon I would occasionally check in on Facebook or Instagram and thanks to all my favorite bloggers, I swear all I saw were delicious pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, pumpkin everything!

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I’m here to tell you, Portugal and Spain don’t do pumpkin, at least as far as I could … Read more...