Healthy pumpkin soup with roasted garlic is so indulgent and creamy it is hard to believe it is vegan. This is a perfect easy recipe to stay cozy throughout fall and winter.

Pumpkin Soup with Roasted Garlic

Healthy pumpkin soup with roasted garlic is so indulgent and creamy it is hard to believe this is vegan. This is a perfect easy recipe to stay cozy throughout fall and winter. Given a choice, I have always preferred creamy to a broth based soups. The rich flavor and luscious texture of a creamy soup ranks very high on my…

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies – Revisited

Revamping the blog presented quite the opportunity to skip down memory lane.  I found the earliest posts particularly rough – I had a lot to learn about writing recipes and taking pictures. During Our Lady of Second Helpings’s first November I was so excited to share my own version of Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies. They were stuffed full of Autumnal goodies. I…

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Four ingredients are all you need to whip up this retro dessert inspired fruit salad. All your holiday potlucks need this easy caramel apple salad.

Caramel Apple Salad

Four ingredients are all you need to whip up this retro dessert inspired fruit salad. All your holiday potlucks need this easy caramel apple salad. Okay folks here goes – I have been sitting on this recipe for a…long…time. We were first introduced to Caramel Apple Salad at a recipe exchange potluck. Both the Mr. and I went nuts for the…

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Walnut-Oat Apple Crumble

Walnut-oat apple crumble is a rustic comforting dessert of caramelized apples laced with cinnamon under a sweet crumble crust of hearty oats and toasted walnuts. An apple a day may keep a doctor away, but I bet they would come running if you put that apple into this crumble! I have been working my way through 80 pounds of apples….

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Pumpkin-Cranberry Bread Pudding

The shortest day of the year is less than a month away. On days when the sun makes an appearance it will turn brassy by mid-afternoon.  Children scamper home from school trailing long shadows the sidewalk. Our house is still adorned for fall. I can’t bring myself to shove all the lovely rusty colored decorations into the closet just yet. I…

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