Saturday, October 15, 2011

Spiced Apple Cider Blondies


I wait on pins and needles all summer for the fall harvest of apples. I love apples in many forms and I especially love them in baked desserts like apple crumble and apple pie. I just so happened to discover the greatness of blondies this summer with my white...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Vegetable-Lentil Soup


We had tons of great food in Nashville.  But after taste-testing so many burgers at the Hard Rock on Saturday night, I really wanted nothing to do with beef when I returned home! Downtown Kansas City has an amazing City Market where vendors and farmers set up on the...

Monday, October 10, 2011

Food Blog Forum Wrap Up

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Source (via Pinterest) I’m back to Kansas City and rested after the 16-hour road trip to and from Nashville.  The Food Blog Forum was full of amazing people and I am bursting at the seams with great information, inspiration and energy to continue doing what I’m doing. We arrived...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Trail Mix and a Road Trip

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I’ve been giddy with excitement for the last week.  I’ve had trouble sitting still today.  At 4am tomorrow I, along with the lovely ladies Bev of Bev Cooks and Carly of CarlyKlock are loading up and heading to Nashville for the Food Blog Forum.  I’m pumped to meet so many...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Cinnamon Maple Doughnut Muffins (and a little nostalgia)

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I’ve been craving two things lately: doughnuts and maple. I searched this city high and low for maple extract and couldn’t find any. My mom found some while she was at the Kansas State Fair and grabbed it for me. The following weekend I finally found it…at Wal-Mart of all places. Murphy’s...

Friday, September 30, 2011

Kale Chips

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Kale isn’t a green that I have spent much time on so I was pumped to find it in my Door to Door Organics box this week. I have seen so many bloggers make these crispy and healthy kale chips and I couldn’t wait to try them too. Truly,...