brown butter pumpkin bars with caramelized white chocolate mascarpone buttercream

the title pretty much sums it all up! browned butter pumpkin bars spiced with a healthy dose of pumpkin spice gets topped with a caramelized white chocolate mascarpone buttercream. lightly toasted walnuts complete this “if fall was a dessert” dessert.

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autumn hash

if fall was a hash, it would be this hash. made with sautƩed butternut squash, apples and kale, this skillet meal is the definition of nutrient dense. served alone, this is perfect as a side. topped with eggs, feta and pumpkin seeds, this is a quick, easy and filling meal everyone will love!

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chai spiced tahini blondies

browned butter and tahini give these blondies a delicious nuttiness while keeping it dense and chewy with a slight crackle top. chai and brown sugar bring out a sweet spiciness that make these bars irresistible.

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apple tahini crisp

as september gives way to october, i should be more in the mood for pumpkin, but im still very much on an apple kick lately. truth be told, im not overly crazy about pumpkin (although i will have a few of those recipes coming soon)! i know, i know, but honestly im much more into…

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caramelized white chocolate

its been said that if someone gives you caramelized white chocolate, they must really love you. why you ask? while its not difficult to make, it takes a bit of time and a bit more love and attention to make. i promise you though, it is worth it. so, worth it. this magical thing happens…

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caramel swirled banana bread

one of my favorite things to make year round is banana bread. i always seem to have a bunch lying around and quick breads are incredibly forgiving and easy to make. about this time last year i started playing around various banana bread recipes and landed on MY perfect version. of course, after a few…

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spiced plum + blackberry crisp

mid september. such a magical time of the year. we are quickly approaching autumn (my fave!) but we still have many of summer’s most delicious fruits and veggies available. beautiful hues of red, orange, yellow and purple fruits can be found in grocery stores and farmers markets as nature transitions from summer to fall. a…

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mini caramelized apple dutchies

i recently came to the realization that what i want most from this blog is a space to share my love of (food) photography, paired with a delicious and easy recipe. before starting, one of my biggest hesitations surrounding blogging was, “what the heck do i write?! do i even have THAT MUCH to say?!”…

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raspberry almond streusel scones

the title really should read, “the best scones ive ever made” because i made them so many times trying to perfect them and somehow i still wake up thinking about making them again. the kicker is…. i don’t even really like scones! am i allowed to say that on a food blog? cakes, brownies, bars,…

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cauliflower hummus

now i know what you’re thinking….”do we really need another hummus recipe?” and the answer is probably not, BUT this one is so delicious, i’m going to share it with you anyway! if you are paleo, keto, or just generally dislike the cute little garbanzo i affectionately call, chickpea, this cauliflower based hummus is FOR…

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