Apple Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is one of those dishes that can easily get overlooked at your Thanksgiving table. It makes the perfect accompaniment to turkey, but doesn’t shine much on its own. Cranberries are naturally very tart, so I like to add a sweetener like maple syrup or agave to brighten up the flavors a bit. I…

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Apple Quinoa Oatmeal Muffins

About 60 percent of the nation’s production of apples comes from Washington state, including just about every variety imaginable. Did you know that? That explains why I see apples for sale everywhere I go, and they always taste so freshly picked. I had a whole bunch of honeycrisp apples that were just starting to soften, so I…

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Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Bacon

Happy Halloween! Amongst all the sweets and treats that are so tempting this time of year, I like to try and at least make Halloween dinner healthy. Last year I enjoyed a big bowl of Butternut Squash Risotto. This Halloween I’m keeping the savory flavors of butternut squash, and adding in some Granny Smith apples…

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German Apple Pancake

If your family loves pancakes (and of course they do), then they will certainly get excited about one that puffs up in the oven and tastes like apple pie. This custardy and flavorful German Apple Pancake is made from a simple batter poured over caramelized apples, then baked until golden brown- all within the convenience of…

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Butternut Squash and Apple Bruschetta

Holiday appetizer time! We’re going with roasted butternut squash and apple bruschetta. Bruschetta is one of those appetizers that can be served again and again because it has so many customizable possibilities. I made a summer bruschetta topped with macerated strawberries, basil, and goat cheese last summer. This butternut squash and apple version is exactly what my…

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Applesauce Nut Bread

It’s not officially fall without a warm slice of applesauce nut bread. Love using low fat replacements like egg whites, unsweetened applesauce, and skim milk. Serve with a light cream cheese spread for an extra treat.

Apple Fritter Bread

This bread tastes EXACTLY like an apple fritter. You’ll probably have all the ingredients already stocked in your pantry, so enjoy! If you’re making this bread during fall, use a fresh Honeycrisp apple. It makes all the difference!

Apple Cider Milkshake

  Welcome to fall! Score some brownie points serving these as after school snacks or just to celebrate the changing seasons. Crisp, smooth, and creamy, these will be a hit! Adapted from Busy at Home.

Baked Apple Pancake

Time to whip out that heavy duty cast iron skillet. Baked apple pancake is my go-to breakfast for lazy Sunday mornings. The softened Granny Smith apples baked over a bed of caramelized sugars will have you scraping the bottom of the pot!