A recipe for applesauce that is so easy, you don't even need to peel the apples! Just chop and throw them in the slow cooker. This is the best recipe for busy moms or just busy people.

Slow Cooker Applesauce

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I received a apples from Stemilt Growers as compensation for this post. All text and opinions are my own. Stemilt growers sent me a sampling of the apples they have this fall. They always send me some of the best fruit. These apples were…
I’m not a fan of super sweet salad dressings but I like this Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette. The maple syrup adds just a little bit of sweetness. Not sugary sweet just natural pumpkin sweet. It’s a great balance between sweet and savory.

Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette

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I received a blender as compensation for this post. All text and opinions are my own. I used got to use my brand new Vitamix Pro 750 blender for this Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette recipe. I was giddy. My husband thinks I’m nuts and all my friends…
Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing

Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing

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Does anybody get Cook’s Country magazine? I found a fish recipe that I believe is very similar to this Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing recipe in a recent issue. I say, ‘I believe’ because I accidentally threw out the…
Super Green Smoothie made with avocado, spinach, green apple and green tea. Lots of green stuff and it tastes really good. It's surprisingly creamy from the avocado.

Super Green Smoothie

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It may seem a little strange to add an avocado and spinach to a drink but it’s actually really good. The veggies are balanced by the sweetness of the green apples and bananas. The avocado adds a creaminess that you normally get from heavy…
Homemade Italian Seasonings made with spices you already have in your spice drawer.

Homemade Italian Seasonings

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My mom is and always has been, a big fan of Italian Seasonings. She takes her Italian roots very seriously and uses Italian Seasonings almost exclusively. I was an adult before I realized that you could cook with other seasonings. When…
Carrot Ginger Dressing just like the one you get at a Japanese restaurant!

Carrot Ginger Dressing

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I’ve been craving salads all summer long. I try to keep it interesting, delicious and healthy. This dressing definitely fits the bill. I was inspired to make this Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing after my first visit to a sushi place after…
Braised Chicken and Leeks

Braised Chicken and Leeks

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I had a bunch of leeks in the fridge that were earmarked for another recipe that just didn’t work out. I wasn’t sure what to do with the leftover leeks so I threw them into the pan and just started winging it and came up with this delicious…
Beet Juice that's slightly sweet as it's combined with carrots, apples, and mint.

Sweet Beet Juice

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I still love the juicer I got a few months ago. Although I’m trying to get away from juicing so much fruit and focus more on veggies. I still love the Fruity Green Juice recipe that I shared awhile back but today I’ve got this Sweet…
Sparkling Lemon and Honey Cider (mocktail) | Bon Aippetit

Sparkling Honey and Lemon Cider (mocktail)

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New Year’s Eve is just a few days away so I thought I’d make a cocktail. Since I wanted to share in a celebratory drink, it’s actually a Sparkling Honey and Lemon Cider mocktail. This year has been an exciting one for me as I’ve…
Fruity Green Juice

Fruity Green Juice

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I’m trying to pack in as many vitamins in the foods that I’m eating as possible. However, my taste buds have changed since pregnancy and eating veggies is just not what I want to do anymore. They just aren’t as appetizing but I know…
Mint Simple Syrup from foodfashionandfun.com

The Basics | Mint Simple Syrup

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I always try and have some simple syrup on hand for drinks and cocktails. Some of them simple and others flavored. Remember my Strawberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup? This Mint Simple Syrup is actually a very basic recipe that is traditionally used…
Non-Alcoholic Berry Sangria from foodfashionandfun.com

Non-Alcoholic Berry Sangria

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I discovered this juice blend from Trader Joe’s, which is amazingly good. It’s a combination of 7 different juices (pomegranate, tart cherry, black mulberry, red grape, purple carrot, cranberry, and blueberry juice) but it’s not from…