Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 2-3 apples, thinly sliced, seeds removed 1-2 tsp cinnamon Directions: Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Place apple slices in an even layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 2-4 hours, flipping halfway through or until chips are crispy. Allow to fully cool before storing in an airtight container.

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup pecans 1 cup mini marshmallows Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Thinly slice the sweet potatoes into rounds and place in one even layer on a baking sheet. 2. Drizzle the sweet potatoes with olive oil and sprinkle …

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree, canned 2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp butter 1 cup milk 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1 lb pasta, cooked and drained Directions: Combine pumpkin, garlic, salt, butter and milk in a sauce pan over low heat. Stir until mixture is hot and …

Yield: 1-2 servings Ingredients: 5 cups kale, stems removed 3 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 apple, diced 1/3 cup dried cherries 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped 1/3 cup goat cheese, crumbled Salt & Pepper, to taste Directions: Chop kale into bite-sized pieces and place in a large bowl. Drizzle kale with …

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 4-6 apples (any kind) 1 1/2 cup oats 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 3-4 Tbsp butter, melted Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut apples in half (vertically through the core). Scoop out the seeds and place apples on a lined baking pan. In …

Yield: 10-12 fritters   Ingredients: 2 cups zucchini, shredded 1 cup corn kernels, cooked or canned 2 eggs 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp mustard powder 2-3 Tbsp olive oil Optional for topping: plain Greek yogurt, fresh …

Yield: 10-12 servings   Ingredients: 8 graham cracker sheets 1/4 cup almonds (or any other nut) 1/3 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter) 2 Tbsp butter, melted 2 cups Greek yogurt 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp lemon zest, optional 1 cup blackberries (or other berry of choice)   Directions: Pulse together the graham crackers, …

This recipe is so versatile: use any seasonal, fresh or frozen veggies you have ready to go! I like using hearty vegetables like spinach, kale, swiss chard, zucchini, squash, onions, garlic, etc.   Yield: 1 quiche (6-8 servings)   Ingredients: 1 prepared pie crust, thawed 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 small …

Homemade Vanilla Extract

The easiest and most simple homemade gift for anyone! Feel free to double this recipe to have more on hand!   Ingredients: 5-6 vanilla bean pods (I bought mine on Amazon!) 8 oz 80-90 proof vodka (You could also do Brandy, Whiskey or Rum)   Directions: Place vanilla bean pods into a glass jar, pour …

Yield: 1-2 cups   Ingredients: 4 apples, cored and cubed (any kind works! use your favorite) 1 cup water 1/2 tsp each: cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg 2-3 Tablespoons maple syrup (honey also works, sweeten to your taste)   Directions: In a sauce pot, combine all ingredients and stir until incorporated. Cook over medium-low heat for 10-15 …