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Apple Picking + Recipes to Use a Lot of Apples

It’s fall, y’all – and PRIME time for apples! Have you ever picked your own apples? I went on my first apple picking experience at Sky Top Orchard (outside of Asheville, NC) this year. We left with a bucket full of apples and fresh apple cider for the road. Since it was my first time …

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White Sheet Cake with Cherry Glaze Topping

A White Texas Sheet Cake with a Sweet Cherry Glaze Topping. Perfect for a birthday cake or celebration for any cherry lovers (and those who don’t like traditional frosting)! Super easy recipe. Recently I was having a conversation with my grandparents about our favorite family recipes that have been passed down, and ones that maybe I …

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Peanut Butter Jelly Apple Nachos

This peanut butter jelly combo on apple nachos is the perfect quick and healthy snack for kids and adults alike! Vegan, gluten-free, protein-packed, no-bake delicious treat. IT’S PEANUT BUTTER JELLY TIME! For those of you familiar with that incredibly catchy and annoying song, I’m sorry / you’re welcome. I can’t help but have that song …

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No-Bake Sweet and Savory Pear Nachos

This shop and pear nachos recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SahaleSnacksatTarget #CollectiveBias   Sweet and savory pear nachos with glazes pecans, chevre cheese, pomegranate seeds and balsamic. A unique snack or dessert! Lately it seems like nachos have kind of been my thing. Now, …

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Blackberry Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blackberry Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies – a unique twist on the classic with some fruit and dried lavender. Perfect dessert in summertime! Recently I was in serious need of some comfort food. My mind naturally went to chocolate chip cookies, but I had also been having a (weird?) desire to make something with lavender and …

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Summer Berry Stuffed French Toast Casserole Bake

Summer Berry Stuffed French Toast Casserole Bake. A little cream cheese, fruit jam, strawberries and blueberries and topped with more berries! Serve with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and/or maple syrup if desired. A fairly healthy and balanced breakfast or brunch! Brunch is my favorite. When I go out to eat for brunch, it is …

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Grilled Pineapple and Jalapeno Pizza

Grilled pineapple and jalapeno pizza. Sweet and spicy combo for people who like their pizza with a twist! Hi, hello! I’m currently writing this while it “feels like” 108°F outside (and also have the Mmmbop song stuck in my head, which is unrelated) and yet all I can think about is this pizza. It’s a …

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Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl or Boat. Lots of tropical fruit vibes and a handful of greens make this smoothie a refreshing treat! Superfoods + optional protein, vegan + gluten-free. Somehow I’ve gone over 3 years with only one smoothie recipe posted here. So here’s #2! Have you ever tried acai berries? (Pronounced “ah-sigh-EE” <-helpful when …

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Blueberry and Blood Orange Belgian Lentil Waffles

Heads up: this recipe is sponsored by Lentils.org in collaboration with their #SpringCleanse campaign.  Belgian Waffles made healthy with split red lentils, blood orange juice and blueberries. Breakfast doesn’t get any better than this! This waffle recipe is brought to you by… lentils. What the what? Let me start from the beginning. Over a year …

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Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate

Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins. Traditionally eaten on Good Friday before Easter, these spiced sweet rolls will be a holiday hit. Hot cross buns ALMOST ended up permanently on my Failed list. Logically, I don’t know how I messed it up the first time. No matter what, you’d think …

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Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Fruit salsa made from apples, oranges, kiwis and strawberries and tortilla chips baked with cinnamon sugar for dipping. Colorful party appetizer or healthy dessert! Vegan. Where are my fruit lovers? This recipe is a hit for parties or summer gatherings. Plus it takes minimal effort to throw together. Those cinnamon chips? I’ll tell you how …

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