Hard Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs

Hard Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs

Hard Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs are a new fall favorite around here. Simmered in, you guessed it, hard apple cider, chicken stock, onion and fennel seeds, this chicken is bursting with all the warm, hearty flavors of fall. So I’m pretty basic when it comes to my love of all things fall. Scarves, sweaters,

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Mini Spiralized Apple Crisps

Mini Spiralized Apple Crisps

Mini Spiralized Apple Crisps are the perfect little dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth this fall. Spiralized apples are topped with a sweet oat streusel then baked to crumbly, golden brown perfection. Made with a couple of apples and pantry staples, you can have this dessert in less than 45 minutes. We went to the

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Apple Cinnamon Bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Joel and I spent last weekend in Salt Lake City for a much needed getaway (aka our kids are exhausting). We were on the go the whole time but it was just nice to be together. Oh, and eat several meals in peace. Because we’ve totally reached that terrible toddler stage where it’s impossible and

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Pumpkin Latte Smoothie

Pumpkin Latte Smoothie

So, I’m sure you all have noticed something a little different. We did a major overhaul of the blog and I hope you all are liking the new, clean look. I still have a lot of ideas up my sleeve that I will slowly implement such as a gallery style recipe index that I’m really

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Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Need a quick, last minute sweet potato recipe for Thursday? Well, I have the perfect recipe for you. These are so unbelievably good and really easy too. It’s always nice to have something simple to throw together when you have a million other things going on. Another added bonus, I always have all these ingredients

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Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie

Yesterday  we hosted a Fakesgiving (fake Thanksgiving) at my house for my parents and brother to celebrate together since we are traveling to my in-laws for Thanksgiving this year. I originally planned on doing a scaled-down meal but I just can’t leave well enough alone and ended up with a big ‘ole dinner instead. Noah’s been

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Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Seeds

We had quite the eventful day on Tuesday that brought a visit to the E.R. with our first major injury. Noah fell out of his bed and hit the right side of his head, splitting it and requiring 2 staples. It was pretty traumatic for both of us but I kept it together (for the

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Healthier Apple Doughnut Holes

Let’s talk about carbs. Delicious, tasty, incredible carbohydrates. This is my open letter to carbs: I can’t quit you. I recently had a conversation on Facebook with my aunt’s friend who is doing a very low carb diet and was craving apple pie. She was wishing that a yummy no-carb apple pie existed and the

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Thanksgiving Roundup

Looking for some last minute additions or recipes for the big day? Here’s a Thanksgiving Roundup of yummy breakfast, dessert and side dish recipes that would be perfect for Thanksgiving. I hope that you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving spent with family and friends. And who is going out Black Friday shopping? Some new outlets just opened

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