Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Whenever I used to see a recipe for cinnamon rolls, I would look at it with longing and envy. Longing because, well, who does love a piping hot pan of fresh cinnamon rolls staring at them from behind the computer screen (or better yet,...

Acorn Squash Soup with Swiss Crostini

Acorn Squash Soup

There’s nothing I love more during the cool fall months than cozying up to a bowl of hot, homemade soup. And this recipe from Sargento for a deliciously thick, spicy acorn squash soup topped with a crusty slice of toasted baguette and Swiss cheese...

Mini Caramel Apples

Mini Caramel Apples

Hello, ghosts, goblins and fellow foodies! I have a fun one for you today, just in time for Halloween and straight to you from the table of my costume party this past Saturday. Even an entire lazy Sunday wasn’t enough time to recuperate from...

Homemade Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

Whole Wheat Pancake Mix Recipe

Homemade whole wheat-cinnamon pancake mix like this one is a wonderful gift idea, or nice just to pull from your own pantry. Pancake mix made with whole wheat flour is fiber-rich and nutritious, chock full of calcium and iron, and guaranteed to keep you...

Homemade Apple Cider Syrup

Apple Cider Syrup

I’ve had a curiosity for homemade maple syrup for a while now, but since my mood has been tending towards autumn overdrive lately, I decided that I’d like to try a spin on my favorite pancake accessory. This apple cider pancake syrup is incredibly...

Rosemary & Sea Salt Parker House Rolls

Rosemary Sea Salt Parker House Rolls

This Thanksgiving, I was planning on crowding into my aunt and uncle’s cozy brick home in Massachusetts, where every year they host a 40-person celebration with my whole family, two turkeys and a ham, lots of wine and roaring laughter. This year, though, plans...

Creamy Chicken Alfredo with Red Pepper, Broccoli and Mushrooms

Chicken Alfredo with Red Pepper, Broccoli and Portobello Mushrooms

Even if the temperatures in Austin are still sizzling, there’s nothing I love more than pretending it’s cold outside with a hearty, warm meal. After all, swimsuit season is over and I think that means we can all step away from the scale and...

Pumpkin Walnut Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Walnut Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Yesterday was my birthday, and instead of celebrating with a cake recipe, I broke the big news that I interviewed Kelly Ripa! And, I also stayed in my pajamas for most of the day, talked to my family and friends, and made these incredibly...

Talking Comfort Food with Kelly Ripa

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With the fall season fully upon us and warm, inviting comfort foods finding their way into every home,  there’s no better time to get behind the stove and get cooking. And apparently, there’s no better person to talk with about cozy comfort foods for...

Fall Favorites

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From cozy sweaters and hot chocolate to roaring fires and falling leaves, there’s nothing not to love about fall. This is especially true when it comes to some of my favorite breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts of the season. To satisfy you football fanatics...