Posts tagged ‘pumpkin’

October 25th, 2013

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

by Chrissy

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These cakey, pumpkin, chocolate-laden cookies might be my favorite part of Fall!

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I’ve already made 3 batches. That’s like over 100 cookies. And I can grantee I’ve personally scarfed about 20 of them. Probably more, but that’s something I’m not willing to admit, until another batch is made.

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So far, this season has been super busy. But since these are so easy to make, they keep well for about a week (if they last that long), and they bring huge … Read more...

October 14th, 2013

Pumpkin, Coconut & Banana Oatmeal

by Chrissy

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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.

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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 13th, 2013

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

Cookies for breakfast? The answer is YES. All day, everyday.

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Friends, I’ve been living it up and on total vacation mode these past two weeks.

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I adventured in Mammoth with Rob’s family–with wake boarding, fishing (we caught some rainbow trout!), hiking, and mountain biking–and then we headed up to LA for some time with my family–celebrating a birthday, and a Bon voyage, and venturing to the Getty Museum–our vacation was flush with fun activities and beautiful scenery. {Pics Below} Smile

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So, … Read more...

November 27th, 2012

Savory Parmesan Crusted Pumpkin Biscuits w/ Spicy Coffee Butter

by Chrissy

This lovely biscuit and butter combo is the result of another Whole Foods, Clash of the Cooks Challenge.  Ingredients for this week’s challenge included the following: Dark roast coffee beans, pumpkin puree, mesquite hot sauce, and Parmesan crisps.

I’d like to say that I’m pretty proud of this work of art. I never thought these ingredients would have paired so well together; but on the contrary, they all joined forces and added some major flavor to your average bread and … Read more...

November 21st, 2012

Thanksgiving Meal Round-up: Desserts!

by Chrissy

Dessert is a valued item, which is absolutely necessary to end any great feast. Served with a hot pot of coffee, Spiced Cider, or just some more wine, here are some real winners…

 

Baked Brie Bites: Appetizer OR dessert, it doesn’t matter which one, just that they are included at your holiday meal.

Orange Zest Shortbread with Dark Chocolate Drizzle: Simple, elegant, absolutely delicious!

Spiced Wine-poached Pears with Nutella Mascarpone Filling: Fruity and decadent. These are ah-mazing.… Read more...