Pumpkin Oatmeal Scotchie Bars with Chocolate Chips + Pecans

These Pumpkin Oatmeal Scotchie Bars with Chocolate Chips + Pecans are soft, gooey, and absolutely irresistible! These decadent dessert bars couldn’t be easier to make. This post is sponsored by Krusteaz.

These Pumpkin Oatmeal Scotchie Bars with Chocolate Chips + Pecans are soft, gooey, and absolutely irresistible! These decadent dessert bars couldn't be easier to make.Is everyone done with pumpkin now? I feel like lots of people end pumpkin season when December starts, replacing the pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg with peppermint and gingerbread everything!

I’m all for those flavors, don’t get me wrong…but I still like pumpkin all the way until the end of the year. Hopefully you guys do too, because I’ve got one more pumpkin recipe to sneak in and share with you! [Read more…]

Gluten Free Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Pretzel Crust

These Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes have a crunchy, salty pretzel crust that pairs irresistibly well with the spiced pumpkin cheesecake filling! Topped with a swirl of whipped cream, this is a gluten-free dessert everyone will go nuts for – it’s perfect for the holidays.

These Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes have a crunchy, salty pretzel crust that pairs irresistibly well with the spiced pumpkin cheesecake filling! Topped with a swirl of whipped cream, this is a gluten-free dessert everyone will go nuts for - it's perfect for the holidays.I’m drowning in pumpkin goodies! And really, I couldn’t be more excited about it. Fall is always interesting to me in the food world, because it seems like one of the only times that seemingly EVERYONE bands together to use the same ingredient over and over for a few months: pumpkin!

Walking into the grocery store is a mind-boggle of pumpkin spice everything in your face – I had to laugh when I walked into Trader Joe’s and was surrounded with pumpkin spice almond milk, pumpkin waffles, pumpkin spice tea (<— actually a major win, though), pumpkin pasta, and even pumpkin spiced pumpkin seeds (seems like pumpkin inception right there). [Read more…]

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

These Paleo Pumpkin Muffins, made with coconut flour and almond butter, are moist, fluffy, and lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. These healthy muffins make a great breakfast or snack and freeze well.

These Paleo Pumpkin Muffins, made with coconut flour and almond butter, are moist, fluffy, and lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. These healthy muffins make a great breakfast or snack and freeze well.So I’ve been in my apartment for a few weeks now, and even though I’m still not done furnishing and decorating because I’m so darn picky, I’m loving it here SO much!

The place is bathed in natural light during the day thanks to the floor to ceiling windows, which makes it perfect for taking photos and makes it a wonderfully happy place to spend the day. I also finally got a kitchen island from IKEA just set up yesterday, which will makes my kitchen even more functional. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Granola (Gluten Free + Vegan)

This Pumpkin Granola is a simple, crunchy granola that makes the perfect Fall breakfast! Made with pecans, pepitas, and maple syrup, you won’t be able to stop snacking on this gluten free and vegan granola.

This Pumpkin Granola is a simple, crunchy granola that makes the perfect Fall breakfast! Made with pecans, pepitas, and maple syrup, you won't be able to stop snacking on this gluten free and vegan granola.Okay folks, today I’m sharing my latest and greatest granola of the season. If you’re new around here, you may not have yet seen my plethora of granola recipes or heard about how darn much I love the stuff.

I’ve gone on and on about how granola, yogurt, and berries is my go-to breakfast…but like anyone would, I get bored of that sometimes, so the granola has got to be switched up. Now, whenever one batch is on its last serving, it’s time for me to create a new granola recipe. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats

These Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats, with pumpkin puree and cinnamon, will help you start your morning deliciously! Prep only takes a few minutes and they can be enjoyed straight from the fridge or warmed up.

These Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats, with pumpkin puree and cinnamon, will help you start your morning deliciously! Prep only takes a few minutes and they can be enjoyed straight from the fridge or warmed up.So tell me, do you buy into the pumpkin spice craze? Are your shelves filled with pumpkin spice coffee, cereal, candy, and creamer this time of year, with a PSL in hand on the daily?

I feel like it’s REALLY blown up these past few years, with pumpkin spice EVERYTHING dominating the shelves. I gotta say, I’m pretty into it because I love warm fall spices and I love trying new products. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten Free + Refined Sugar Free)

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies are moist, fudge-like brownies with a swirled layer of spiced pumpkin cheesecake! These brownies are gluten-free and refined sugar free. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill.

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies are moist + fudgy brownies with a swirled layer of spiced pumpkin cheesecake! These brownies are gluten-free and refined sugar free.Appropriately enough, along with my first pumpkin post of 2016, comes the first rainy + cold autumn days in San Diego. We’ve had beautiful sunny weather pretty much every day since I moved back in June, but Tuesday was miserably grey and rainy all day long.

Eating pumpkin baked goods, making chili, and drinking lots of tea seemed like an appropriate way to spent the first real fall day. In all honestly, as much as I love and appreciate San Diego’s near constantly sunshine, I love a good rainy day and I’m not entirely dreading the start of the cooler seasons, as much as I love summer.

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Pumpkin Spice Cookie Sandwiches with Cream Cheese Filling

Pumpkin Spice Cookie Sandwiches with Cream Cheese Filling are easy and delicious! Added white chocolate and dried cranberries make these pumpkin spice cookies outstanding.

Pumpkin Spice Cookie Sandwiches with Cream Cheese Filling are easy and delicious! Added white chocolate and dried cranberries make these pumpkin spice cookies outstanding.Need a super quick and easy last-minute Halloween-worthy dessert to help you pregame getting candy wasted? I got you covered with these pumpkin spice cookie sandwiches with (yum!) cream cheese filling.

These are not ~spooky~ Halloween-y, they’re more of just fall themed cookies, but that’s a good thing because it means you can eat these whenever you want pumpkin spice. [Read more…]

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

This Paleo Pumpkin Pie is super creamy and healthy enough to eat for breakfast. This recipe is a wonderful gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free alternative to enjoy this holiday season.

This Paleo Pumpkin Pie is super creamy and healthy enough to eat for breakfast. This recipe is a wonderful gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free alternative to enjoy this holiday season Happy November! I’m sort of in shock that the year is this far along already. It feels like summer was five days ago, not five months ago, and it definitely doesn’t feel like I’ve already been out of college for six months.

That sentence made me cry inside a little. [Read more…]