Quick Apple Pie Cookie Butter

quick easy apple pie cookie butter fall desserts

Happy Weekend! Technically it isn’t the weekend just yet but in my mind I’m already there. I have been holding on for dear life to this BHG:DIY Recipes magazine for months now without making anything in it. Since I’ve started this new blog I’ve been meaning to scan through it again for quick desserts. There are so many ideas, from snacks, […]

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Vegan Maple Spiced Granola


Happy September!!  I am so happy that fall is around the corner and all of the fall flavors are my favorite to work with basically all the ingredients  in this vegan maple spiced granola. I never was a huge fan of granola until I started working in the hotel where we make large batches. There isn’t any wrong way to […]

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Apricot Pistachio Scones

scones quick easy

Every day before work normally I grab a cup of coffee from Starbucks. I don’t always get the same thing but my usual is a grande pike with room for some nonfat milk. While on line I spend this time to catch up on texts, emails and random pinterest posts. My eyes always roam over to check out the pastry […]

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Peach Upside Down Cake

peach upside down cake

  When I was a little girl my parents would take me to the farmer’s market a few counties away and we would shop around for local fruits and veggies. Mom would grab the peaches and bring them home and let them ripen on the counter or on top of the fridge. Now, as an adult I feel like I […]

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Lemon Ginger Poached Apricots

poached apricots and greek yogurt

Before working in the restaurant industry I never had an appreciation for fruit as much as I do now. Apricots are one of the most underappreciated fruit. When people think of stone fruit or summer fruit apricots are left out of the party. This past week they were on sale at my local supermarket and I decided to get a […]

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End of an Era


It is never easy to say goodbye to a restaurant family. For the past year I’ve worked with amazing, talented and generous group of people. As the fall season winds down so does our place, for good. I’m forever grateful for the amount of knowledge i was given this past year as well as a boost in my self confidence. […]

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