This recipe reminds me of days gone by and Thanksgiving mornings with a chill in the air where can almost just feel frost coming in. This recipe will be a regular in our home!
Gingerbread pancakes made with pumpkin puree, whole grain oats, and molasses. Gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free! Well, hello there! Long time, no talk. I hope you all had a nice holiday weekend. Mine turned out better than I could’ve hoped for. We took a couple of days to go sightseeing with our family that was …
Recipe: Pumpkin Gingerbread Pancakes
What time is it?! Time for another pumpkin recipe!
This one’s from Enough Elizabeth
This NEEEEDS to be breakfast tomorrow!
Recipe For: Pumpkin Pear Smoothie Bowl
Easy and Cruelty Free Pie From Making Thyme For Health , Sarah’s recipes are nothing short of amazing!
Vegan Pumpkin Gingerbread Pie- a simple recipe for ginger-spiced pumpkin pie that’s made in a blender and cooked in a gingersnap crust …
Recipe For: Vegan Pumpkin Gingerbread Pie
Look at those trees, autumn is in full swing here in Virginia and it’s beautiful! The weather is just warm enough for short sleeves on a run, but with a chill in the air that reminds you Thanksgiving is around the corner.
I’m not big on celebrating the holiday for it’s historical reasoning. Somehow celebrating the day we massacred the indigenous peoples of this land just isn’t right. So instead, in my heart I celebrate the people who’s land this was. I honor their memory.
I won’t be around much this next week so I’m not sure how much blog reading I’ll get to. I have some posts set up to post when I’m busy with family and seasonal festivities 🍂 Hoping we catch a showing of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them“!! I’ve heard some great reviews and a few who just didn’t get the same vibe as the Harry Potter movies past. But I wouldn’t expect it to. It’s a different day and time and all new people.
Nice little run/walk/run this afternoon. I love Galloway Training!! It allows you to train at your pace without pressure. You run when you want, walk when you want. There are recommended ratio’s but you can alter them to fit your needs. Gotta remember to get the miles in, even with all the holiday happenings!
Is in my very near future!!
Apple Cider Slushies
3 c. apple cider
1 lemon, juiced
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Pour cider, lemon juice and cinnamon in a loaf pan, whisking to combine. Freeze for 45 minutes.
Remove the cider mixture from the freezer and use a fork to scrape the slush-like mixture, so it doesn’t turn into a giant ice cube. Once fully scraped and stirred, return it to the freezer for another 45 minutes.
Remove the cider mixture from the freezer once again, using a fork to scrape and stir it into a slush-like consistency. The consistency should be like shaved ice. If it’s not frozen enough for your tastes, pop it back in the freezer for another 45 minutes. Otherwise, spoon into glasses and serve.
Recipe Source: Delish Video Source: Country Living Magazine
Aren’t these the cutest things, EVER?? Debbie @ One Little Project shows how to make these darling, and easy Pie Pops!! Her site is all about food, crafting & home projects and ideas. I spent some time roaming through her pages and will be sure to have her bookmarked for holiday food and fun!
Get The Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops
Golden, crisp leaves falling softly from almost bare trees,
Lifting and falling in a hushed gentle breeze,
Slowly dropping to the soft cushioned ground,
Whispering and rustling a soothing sound.
Coppers, golds, and rusted tones,
Mother Nature’s way of letting go.
They fall and gather one by one,
Autumn is here, summer has gone.
Crunching as I walk through their warm fiery glow,
Nature’s carpet rich and pure that again shall grow,
To protect and shield its majestic tree,
Standing tall and strong for the world to see.
They rise and fall in the cool, crisp air.
It’s a time of change in this world we share,
Nature’s importance reflecting our own lives,
Letting go of our fears and again, too, we shall thrive.
Written By: © Edel T. Copeland
This guest recipe by Veggies Save The Day looks amazing! Haven’t tried it yet, but I’m planning to some time this month!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash
If you love roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash, you will really enjoy them together. Shallots, salt and pepper add to the complimentary flavors.
Recipe @ Veggies Save The Day
He really is the better half 💗 My super amazing hubby likes to surprise me with gifts. Which he knows I love because they are unplanned, spur of the moment and not given at the traditional birthday, Christmas, Yule, etc…. We exchange gifts for those too, but he likes me to feel pampered and will get me things I would never spend the money on because “they aren’t practical”. And he wants more for me.
So after opening my super awesome presents I decided a great accompaniment to the fruit would be a nice hot cup of semi-homemade cider. The apples are wrapped in chocolate and caramel so the sound of cider along with the fruit sounded so good! So I made some cider!
Throw It Together Quick Cider
4-5 cups apple juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
a couple drops of artificial caramel, or rum flavoring, to taste (optional)
garnish with a cinnamon stick or apple slice (if you have it and want to make it pretty)
Heat the apple juice and spices in a small pot, stir over medium heat, reducing heat as it starts to get hotter. Keep stirring so the spices fully dissolve or you will have clumps in your cider. Last, before removing from heat add in the artificial flavoring if adding it, stir for a moment or two. Serve hot and enjoy a cozy cup of autumn