Category Archives: Fruit

Apple-Cranberry Muffins

Apple-Cranberry Muffins are a great winter muffin, and it definitely feels like winter right now! For those of you who are snowed-in or iced-in, baking muffins is a great way to pass the time and make your kitchen feel warm and cozy! Plus, you get to enjoy eating muffins! Win, win, win! 🙂

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Chocolate Chip Cranberry Nut Bars

Today has been a cold, snowy day and what better way to spend it than doing some baking? I had some fresh cranberries in my fridge and I thought it would be yummy to make something with cranberries and chocolate! There’s a recipe over at OceanSpray.com that I modeled my recipe after. I added some chocolate chips and vanilla extract to the batter for a little extra flavor.

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

I was never much of a fan of cranberry sauce as a kid, but I like it now, especially if it’s homemade. When I reviewed the book In Winter’s Kitchen by Beth Dooley a few years ago, I found a recipe for cranberry sauce which I decided I had to try, since I’ve never made homemade cranberry sauce.

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Apple-Kale Smoothie

Thought I would throw in a healthy-ish recipe to balance out the sweet cakes and cookies I’ve been sharing! It’s all about balance, right? So if you like making smoothies, this is a good and healthy one to try! You might be skeptical about using kale in a smoothie, but it really does taste good—the apple flavor is what stands out!

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Apple, Walnut, and Stilton Cheese Salad

If you’re craving a good salad, this is a great one for fall! The crisp, chopped fresh apples and lightly-toasted chopped walnuts give this Apple, Walnut, and Stilton Cheese Salad a delicious autumn taste. It’s tossed in a dressing of raspberry balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and walnut oil, but if you don’t have those ingredients, there are some substitutions noted in the recipe—you can even make it super easy and use your favorite raspberry vinaigrette from a bottle!

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