Spinach Salad w/ Faro & Roasted Grapes: Memories of Meals Past + Salads I Have Known & Loved MASHUP

Know what time it is? It’s time for a Memories of Meals Past Post! (Also know as a ‘What-I-Ate-And-You-Can-Too’ post.) As much as I love baked goods, I also like being healthy. As such, I like to balance my sugar/baked good intake with lots of whole grains and veggies. (And fruit, because my sweet tooth has […]

Easy Christmas Peppermint Patties and Why I Had to (Obvs) Make a Second Batch

I sometimes wonder whether I put the word ‘easy’ in front of too many of my recipes. But the thing is…they really ARE easy! Except for today’s recipe, which EXTRA-SUPER-DUPER easy! Also extra-super-duper yummy! What is this easy and delicious treat, you ask? Christmas-themed Peppermint Patties! The patties themselves are made up of only 3 ingredients, […]

Apple Speculaas Crumble, and How to Rescue a Cake-Wreck

Have you ever heard of CakeWrecks? People post pictures of cakes gone wrong, whether it’s a bad icing job, or a cake that never rose. (Personally, I prefer PinterestFail.) Today, however, I managed to a) bake a cake wreck and then b) rescue said cake. How? Ah, read on, dear reader! This week, my bake-a-long […]

Custardy Apple Squares & How I Manage My Sweet Tooth

If you’ve ever read basically ANY post on this site, you’ll know by now that I have a sweet tooth. I do looooove my sweets! I also like being healthy, so obviously I’ve got to balance the two things out: sugar vs. health — it’s a knockdown, drag-out battle! Which…health will win, because I manage […]