Apple Pie Moonshine

Four years ago, pre-kids, I found myself in a log cabin with family in Keystone, Colorado. We were spending a few days skiing and just enjoying some good quality family time. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a “great skier” and sometimes the thought of falling truly terrifies me to no...

Beef and Potato Stew

It’s hard to believe that my baby is almost one year old.  This time last year I was waddling around the house with a big pumpkin stuffed inside of me.  I was ready for him to come but was nervous about having three in the house under the age of 6. Well we are...

Halibut with Roasted Tomatoes

Weeks ago it officially became Fall.  That means the coats should be hanging by the backdoor, fireplaces are getting ready for the first logs, kids are begging for hot cocoa and warm apple cider.  However, we are still experiencing days with high temps in the mid-80s and I stuck trying to very patiently wait...

Taco Pizza

Dinner sometimes is a well thought out process with complicated ingredients.  It can take more than an hour to prepare or less than 30 minutes depending on the difficulty of the dish.  Everyone gathers around the table and you start to hear the whines of I don’t want to eat this.  It’s upsetting to...

Spinach Pesto Farfalle

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Lipton iced tea.  All opinions are 100% my own and I appreciate your support on the brands that I love. A lot can be learned in the kitchen while cooking with family and friends.  My kiddos love to put their aprons on and gather around...

Chicken, Kale and Butternut Squash Soup

Dinner is served with this ONE POT Chicken, Kale and Butternut Squash Soup.  It’s some of my favorite fall flavors in a bowl. How it possible that we are nearing the end of October and we are still reaching temperatures in the 8os and 9os?  This past weekend we decided to take the older...

Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

Snack time involves this gorgeous Chocolate Pumpkin Tart. It’s perfect for the upcoming holidays. This is going to come off shocking to some of you “pumpkin lovers” out there. I’m not the biggest fan of pumpkin puree. You can count on me to eat all the roasted seeds from the pumpkin, but the puree...

10 Must Make Apple Recipes

A roundup of 10 MUST MAKE Apple Recipes during the fall and winter months.  Don’t let pumpkin get all the hype. For the past couple of weeks/months, Pumpkin recipes have been taking over the web and social media.  That’s completely fine but we typically leave out or forget all about apples in the fall....