sauteed and spiced apple slices

Hello apple lovers!

There is no better way to start you’re morning than the smell of warming spices wafting through the fresh air. You wake up (maybe still in pajamas or hurriedly getting ready for you’re day) and all you want is a warm fresh breakfast. With no time for pancakes, muffins, or crazy toast but still caving a “comfy” breakfast it’s time to reach for my sauteed spiced apples!

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Quick and Easy Healthy streusel

I have never been able to find a healthy recipe for the magical and comforting flavor of streusel. But then there was a day I decided my sauteed apples would be much better with some streusel.

Normal streusel contains lots of butter (which is fine! However it does add calories and dairy), Brown sugar (which is the same as white sugar, NOT any healthier!), and a little flour as base ingredients.

However this is a healthy and delicious stresuel!

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Clean Lemon Lavender Cupcakes with Honey Frosting


I love lavender, it is one of my favorite smells, flavors, and flowers. My grandma inspired this love of lavender. Also Its summer so lemon finds a way into almost every food. I wasn’t sure of this flavor combo that I first thought to make for mothers day. I made a cake through this recipe. I fell immediately in love with this flavor and the daintiness it created in the cake.

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First recipe…quick cacao date balls


It’s the summer…I finally have a few more minutes to breath and create. Also, more day time means more hikes. More time under the alpine sky. To learn more about me and my low-fodmap, adventurous, and flavorful baking go to the about me page :).

So, I was about to do a hike to summit Mt. Evans with my grandpa via Mt. Spaulding, not an easy hike considering the altitude. (like any Colorado 14er prepare before attempting to summit these mountains) I needed fuel…and I was craving something other than an energy bar. Oh, and I love chocolate and dates so…. Chocolate date balls.

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