Sunday, September 30, 2018

Fantastic Apple Recipes with Celebrate365

Loads of apple inspiration from some of my favorite bloggers. You'll find every kind of recipe, from drinks to desserts and breakfast, lunch and dinner!



       What a great week of apple recipes! Are you sick of apples now? Me either! And if you said yes (for shame!) don't worry, it'll be at least a day or two before I bring them up again.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Applesauce Oatmeal Bread With Vanilla Honey Butter

Applesauce oatmeal bread is a delicious sweet quick bread that's perfect for breakfast, tea time, snack or even a light dessert. The vanilla honey butter helps take to the next level of yumminess!

This post is sponsored on behalf of #AppleWeek.  I received product for recipe development and prizes for readers to win. As always, all opinions are my own. 



      A lovely sweet quick bread that is loaded with applesauce and oatmeal. The result is a perfect fall treat. Serve up a slice with a smattering of vanilla honey butter as a great breakfast, tea time treat, snack or light dessert.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Ricotta Tart with Apples and Prosciutto

A savory tart with flaky phyllo crust, savory ricotta filling and a healthy dose of apples and prosciutto. It's a perfect fall appetizer or serve it for lunch with a salad.

This recipe was made with products that were given to me from #AppleWeek sponsors The Spice House and Swiss Diamond.  As always, all opinions are mine alone. 



      This savory, cheesy tart has a lovely balance of flavors and textures. There's the crisp flaky phyllo crust, the creamy cheesy ricotta filling, and the sweet and savory apples and prosciutto.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Cinnamon Sponge Charlotte Cake With Caramel Apples

A cinnamon sponge cake in the shape of a classic Charlotte, topped with fluffy whipped cream cheese and plenty of cinnamon and caramel apples. It's a perfect taste of sweet fall flavors!

This post was sponsored as a part of #AppleWeek.  Nordic Ware sent a cake pan for me to use, but as always all opinions are my own. 




     Fall is upon us and it's time to celebrate, with cake of course! This spongy cake is spiked with cinnamon and topped with a super fluffy vanilla and cream cheese mixture.  The pile of caramelly apple goodness on top really drives it home as a dessert to be remembered. This cinnamon sponge Charlotte cake with caramel apples is a fall dream come true!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mini Apple Crisp Baked Apples

The perfect individual sized dessert, these mini apple crisp baked apples are the perfect mix of baked apples and crisp topping. Serve it with a scoop of ice cream for a perfect dessert!

This post is sponsored as a part of #AppleWeek. Envy Apple provided me with apples for recipe development. As always, all opinions are my own.



    Are they a baked apple or apple crisp? These fun desserts are a little bit of both. Tasty baked apples topped with crunchy brown sugar and oat topping. They are perfect individually sized treats that might just become your favorite fall dessert.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

German Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist and flavorful German apple cake is full of fresh apples and comes together quickly. The cinnamon brown sugar cream cheese frosting takes it to the next level!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #AppleWeek. Imperial Sugar provided sugar for recipe development and a prize for readers. As always, all opinions are my own. 



       A simple but delicious German apple cake is always a hit, especially when topped with cream cheese frosting. I gave mine a cinnamon brown sugar cream cheese frosting twist that knocked it right on out of the park!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Savory Skillet Chicken and Apples

A fabulous dinner loaded with apples, onions and chicken. This savory meal is sure to win over your family and special guests too!

This post is sponsored by SwissDiamond as a part of #AppleWeek. As always, all opinions are honest and my own. 




       Load your skillet with succulent chicken, flavorful apples and onions too. Balance them all with herbs and make a simple pan sauce to tie it all together.  All you need is a little buttered pasta or potatoes and a vegetable for a hearty meal everyone will love.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 #appleweek

This post is sponsored on behalf of #appleweek. Our generous sponsors, Swiss Diamond, Envy Apples, Imperial Sugar, Nordic Ware, Rodelle Vanilla, Flahavan's Irish Oatmeal, Nairn's and The Spice House have provided us with products for recipe creation and a giveaway for our readers. As always, all opinions are my own.




     It's one of my favorite times of the year, apple season!  I just love everything about it. I love going to the apple orchard. I love fresh apple, cold apple cider, apple cider slushies, warm mugs of apple cider too!

Friday, September 21, 2018

Pumpkin Pepper Jack Macaroni and Cheese #PumpkinWeek

The perfect combination of savory, cheesy goodness with just a bit of spice. Pumpkin pepper jack macaroni and cheese is a delicious and fun side dish that will have them asking for seconds.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with PumpkinWeek . I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the PumpkinWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.




      This recipe has everything you'd want in a gourmet macaroni and cheese. There's the pasta, the cheese, the bacon... and the pumpkin! Even if you're skeptical, you should do yourself a favor and give it a try.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake #PumpkinWeek

No bake pumpkin cheesecake is a showstopper dessert that is easy to make and has a great pumpkin flavor. 

This post is sponsored in conjunction with PumpkinWeek . I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the PumpkinWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.




     Soft and airy pumpkin filled no bake cheesecake is the perfect transitional fall dessert. It's also great for the holidays when your oven is full of other things. It has a nice pumpkin spice roundness to it and the vanilla cheesecake topping takes it to the next level!

Monday, September 17, 2018

Simple Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes #PumpkinWeek

Chocolate cupcakes make simply with a cake mix and super soft and moist with pumpkin. Just a hint of spice lets you know that your fall cupcake dreams have come true!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with PumpkinWeek . I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the PumpkinWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.


close up of chocolate pumpkin cupcake with frosting and sprinkles


     Super simple to make and full of flavor, the chocolate pumpkin cupcakes have something for everyone to love! Whip up a batch and make your favorite frosting and sink your teeth into a delicious bite of fall!

Friday, September 14, 2018

Whipped Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting {no powdered sugar}

This silky whipped frosting is so soft it's like eating a cloud. It is perfect for spreading over a cake and may even win over those folks who don't like frosting because it's too sweet.



     Silky smooth and super soft, this frosting is like eating a creamy cloud. It is only slightly sweet and doesn't use any powdered sugar. This sweetened condensed milk frosting is begging to top your next cake.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Curried Chicken and Vegetables in the Instant Pot

Make a quick but flavorful curry right in your instant pot.  A few simple ingredients and a about a half hour is all you need to get this curried chicken and vegetables on the table.



    Curry does not have to be complicated to be delicious.  This quick and easy meal is a great way to get your family fed. Load up your instant pot with ingredients and dinner will be ready in about the same time it takes the rice to get done!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Birthday Cake No Churn Ice Cream

Enjoy the taste of birthday cake in no churn ice cream form! This recipe comes together quickly and can be easily colored to match your party's theme!




    I don't think it will come as a surprise to you when I say I like cake. It's just one of those primal, I can't help it, I need cake kind of things. You feel me?

Friday, September 7, 2018

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Pork

This apple cider pulled pork is a delicious twist on a family favorite. The house will smell so good the whole time it cooks too!

dinner plate with apple cider pulled pork, mashed potatoes and sliced carrots


      This pulled pork is flavored with apple cider, brown sugar and mustard. It smells great while it cooks and tastes great on sandwiches, mashed potatoes or even on waffles! It is a great fall dinner and a fun change from traditional BBQ pulled pork.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Fabulous Fall Dinners

I have compiled some of my family's favorite fall dinner recipes. This collection of entrees and sides are perfect for your dinner table this autumn.



       Cooler weather always gets me ready for warmer flavors. This collection of our favorite fall dinner recipes is full of comfort food, fall vegetables and seasonal flavors to get you in the mood. Which are you going to make first?

Monday, September 3, 2018

Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies get an upgrade with the addition of dark chocolate and a healthy pinch of salt.

I am honored to be a part of the #OXOGoodCookie campaign. I was sent products to use and a donation has been made to Cookies of Kids Cancer on my behalf. As always, all opinions are honest and my own. #OXOBetter 


Fresh baked salted chocolate chip cookies on silicone baking mat


     Warm chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven are one of life's greatest pleasures. Add dark chocolate and a pinch of extra salt to the mix and those childhood memories of cookies get an adult upgrade. 

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Lemonade No Churn Ice Cream

Creamy and cool, this lemonade no churn ice cream is simple to make and is the epitome of summer! 




      Creamy no churn ice cream with a fun lemonade twist is the perfect taste of summer. It's cool and refreshing, creamy and sweet. The best part is how simple it is to make. You don't even need an ice cream maker!
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