Brown Sugar Blueberry Muffins

From scratch blueberry muffins kept extra moist with brown sugar. Perfectly light and fluffy with a deep, sweet flavor.

From scratch blueberry muffins kept extra moist with brown sugar. Perfectly light and fluffy with a deep, sweet flavor. Let’s talk muffins today. Simple, classic, homemade blueberry muffins. If there’s one thing that catches my eye when I pass by a bakery, it’s tall, hearty muffins with sugar crystals dotting the top. Bakery-style muffins have such character. I’ll be honest when I say that more than once I’ve been so disappointed with a muffin that looked picture perfect. See, I’m [Continue Reading]

Apple Butter Pie

The texture of pumpkin pie with the taste of apple! Apple Butter Pie has a 5 minute filling bursting with traditional fall flavor.

The texture of pumpkin pie with the taste of apple! Apple Butter Pie has a 5 minute filling bursting with traditional fall flavor. Move over, pumpkin pie. There’s a new kid in town. Apple Butter Pie. This recipe is a game changer, friends. I came across this old recipe in my favorite cookbook and it immediately caught my eye. Apple butter is fantastically delicious to bake with (hello there, sweet rolls!) It’s genius, but it only makes sense. Pumpkin puree is [Continue Reading]

Apple Cornbread

A fun twist on traditional cornbread, this moist Apple Cornbread is lightly sweetened with finely grated apple.

A fun twist on traditional cornbread, this moist Apple Cornbread is lightly sweetened with finely grated apple. Have you heard shouts of joy ringing throughout the skies this past weekend? That was us. The first week of our school year came to a close. We survived. I was really worried we wouldn’t. I mean, I had nightmares the few days before school started. Silly things, really, because what do I have to be nervous about my first week of teaching [Continue Reading]

Blueberry Blackberry Pie

Lemon zest, vanilla, and a touch of sugar are folded into fresh blueberries and blackberries and enveloped in a flaky, all-butter crust. With summer coming to an end, take advantage of the last of the fresh berries with this gorgeous homemade blueberry blackberry pie.

Aida from The Crafting Foodie shares this beautiful Blueberry Blackberry Pie with us today! Lemon zest, vanilla, and a touch of sugar are folded into fresh blueberries and blackberries and enveloped in a flaky, all-butter crust. With summer coming to an end, take advantage of the last of the fresh berries with this gorgeous homemade blueberry blackberry pie. I’m a horder. It’s tough to admit, but if you walk into our pantry, you’ll see bags and bags of flour and [Continue Reading]

Homemade Italian Meatballs

Here's a recipe for classic, Homemade Italian Meatballs. Serve them for dinner topping a plate of spaghetti and send the leftovers with your kids for lunch to make a meatball sub sandwich.

There’s nothing like a plate of classic, Homemade Italian Meatballs. Whether you’re serving them with spaghetti at dinnertime or with a bun for lunch, these savory meatballs will soon become a family favorite. So I’ve been keeping a secret. A very delicious secret. And it’s these Homemade Italian Meatballs. You know we share only the best of our family recipes and this one definitely ranks as one of the top. This is an old family recipe from my mom’s side [Continue Reading]

Almond Joy Brownie Sandwich Cookies

A Sweet coconut and almond filling is sandwiched between two soft baked brownie cookies. If there is ever a cookie you need to try – These Almond Joy Brownie Sandwich Cookies are the one!

A Sweet coconut and almond filling is sandwiched between two soft baked brownie cookies. If there is ever a cookie you need to try – This is the one! Confession: I used to be candy bar junkie. I’m ashamed to admit that most of my girth comes from snack sized candy bars. Snack size, pfft… I used to hide in my basement and inhale candy bar after candy bar. I’d feel properly ashamed of myself. Afterwards. Not while it was [Continue Reading]

Gluten Free Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Get the classic chicken parmigiana flavor in Chicken Parmesan Meatballs. Made gluten free and sugar free for a high protein, healthy dinner.

Get the classic chicken parmigiana flavor in Chicken Parmesan Meatballs. Made gluten free and sugar free for a high protein, healthy dinner. I’m in the middle of my intense “get in the school groove” this week. I’m hitting the school room hard, organizing and planning, trying to get ready for this new school year. My motto for the year? “I think I can, I think I can…” Our summer has been one mad rush, which makes it seem like we [Continue Reading]

Chocolate Chip Funny Cake Pie

Chocolate Chip Funny Cake Pie is an old recipe that has timeless appeal. Chocolate fudge is topped with a soft, buttery cake and bakes inside a pie shell. Top with ice cream for a delicious pie a la mode.

Chocolate Chip Funny Cake Pie is an old recipe with timeless appeal. Chocolate fudge is topped with a soft, buttery cake and bakes inside a pie shell. Top with ice cream for a delicious pie a la mode. Last Saturday, I ran my first half marathon. Wahoo! Running 13.1 miles was a little harder than I thought, but it was definitely worth it. I ran it around where I live, so it wasn’t anywhere tropical or a really special place. But they [Continue Reading]