Easy Caramel Apples

Hey there! Since I’ve been somewhat slacking in posting recipes that embody fall, I couldn’t help but pull out good old Caramel Apples. Traditional caramel apples usually call for melting a whole bag of caramels, dipping your apples in the gooey sauce and smothering them in loads and loads of candy. While I am a big fan of described apples, I have never enjoyed the process. Too messy and sticky for my liking. Each fall, I usually rope my husband into lending me a hand, i.e. I melt the caramels and he takes care of the rest. While he enjoys the occasional job as sous chef, I happen to know that caramel-apple-dipping is also not at the top of his list of favorite kitchen activities. This is exactly why this recipe was born. Homemade Caramel Sauce is poured over freshly diced apples and topped with candy. Mess-free, easy to eat, and every bit as delightful as your traditional caramel apple.

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Pretzel Rolls

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I’ve got the perfect weekend recipe for you today. Pretzel Rolls with a hint of Sea Salt are sure going to enhance whatever you might be up to this weekend. Dense, chewy, and extremely versatile. We couldn’t get enough of these. They are a lot of fun to make – a food that completely changes its color during the baking process? Priceless. You will have a blast making these. Follow along as I show you how to make these step-by-step. [Read more…]

Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Since I had successfully created these Apple Fritters back in September, I couldn’t wait to try other recipes that require frying. Feeling confident that I had learned my lesson, I pulled out my list of goodies to make and immediately found my next challenge . Churros. I have always loved these little sticks of fluffy goodness. Finger foods are one of my favorite things to make – convenient, fun to eat and pretty to look at. I was shocked at how easy these churros were to prepare and how few ingredients they require. The simple things in life are often the best – this is certainly a true statement when it comes to churros.

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Spiced Crumb Bars

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Monday Morning is here to welcome you with a sweet start to your week. I sure hope you had a wonderful weekend! We spent the last couple of days studying and getting caught up on housework. My husband was frequently found with his head buried in textbooks – preparing for the second out of three exams he has to take for his job this morning. I know you will do great, honey! While he was busy I was able to catch up on chores and fun projects. Sunday morning was filled with a family photo shoot of dear friends of ours . Fall is in full swing and we had to take advantage of its beauty. A Green Bay Packer win and a birthday party was the perfect way to end our days off. In hopes of sweetening the beginning of another week, I decided to make some scrumptiously Spiced Crumb Bars. I adore any dessert that’s topped with a crunchy and buttery topping. There’s just something about melting two layers of different textures together and enjoying both of them in one bite. Moist bars and crispy yumminess make a perfect team! [Read more…]

Glowing Skin Smoothie

If you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time, you are fully aware how much I adore baking, sweet treats and indulgent foods. While there won’t be a shortage of these posts in our near future, today I’ve been wanting to share a smoothie that’s not only good for you but also tastes amazing. You would never know that this stuff is healthy. You are probably as suspicious as I was about somebody telling you that this extremely green drink, which practically screams vegetables, doesn’t taste anything like leafy greens or raw produce. Vegetable avoiders can breathe a sigh of relief. I count myself among you, friends. Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

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