Oatmeal Apple Spice Cake with Brown Butter Glaze

Is anyone else craving fall as much as I am?

Fall food is the best! I love this time of year when apples come into season and flavors are all about warmth and earthy, spicy, goodness. Fall food is all about comfort and for me, oatmeal cake is about as comforting as it gets.

Oatmeal Apple Spice Cake is such an easy dessert to throw together. Perfect for any fall get together

 

[Read more…]

Banana Split Icebox Cake

 Fall is right around the corner with its cooler temps, pumpkin spice, and beautiful foliage. But I’m just not quite ready to give up on summer with its warm breezes, rushing waters, and easy desserts yet.

 2

I found my inspiration for the recipe I’m going to share with you today here while perusing Pinterest one day for ways to use up all the extra graham crackers I had from making smores. It has instantly become a big hit among co-workers, friends, and family! My favorite thing about this recipe is how easy it is to change it up. If you don’t like pineapple – just simply don’t add them, or put in more bananas.

[Read more…]

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes // Erin Skinner from The Speckled Palate for My Cooking Spot

 

I haven’t always been a sweet potato fan, and thinking about that now makes me a little sad because sweet potatoes are awesome and oh-so-versatile.

Now, I’m a huge proponent of breakfast, and when I was training for a marathon this spring, I started experimenting with foods to eat before and after long runs, including foods to eat the day before these behemoth workouts. (Because I quickly learned, if you’re running 16, 18, 20 miles? One meal the night before ain’t gonna cut it and give you all the goodness you need to make it through!)

[Read more…]

Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

One of my favorite things about baking is being able to share treats with friends and family. I don’t know anyone whose day isn’t brightened by getting treats out of the blue! These chocolate chip mini muffins were a recent treat that I whipped up to take to a neighbor and they were such a hit with my family too, I just knew I had to share them with you.

Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

[Read more…]