Spiced Apple and Cranberry Crumble

This apple and cranberry crumble is the perfect dessert for a chilly autumn evening. It comes together easily and will leave your home smelling wonderful as it bakes in your oven. For this recipe, use whatever apples you like. I decided to use gala apples, as the fresh cranberries provide plenty of tartness to the dessert. If you don’t have any fresh cranberries around, feel free to use 1/3 cup of dried cranberries instead. SPICED APPLE AND CRANBERRY CRUMBLEServes 6 INGREDIENTS 4 cups peeled and chopped apples (about 3 large apples)2/3 cup fresh cranberries2 tbsp honey1 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp...

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Apple Butter

This apple butter is a great way to celebrate autumn bounty, and it’s relatively hands-off. To store, make sure to sterilize containers like you would with home canned goods. Apple Butter 4 large apples - peeled, cored, quartered2 cups apple cider½ cup sugar1 tsp Organic Ground Cinnamon¼ tsp Organic Ground Cloves¼ tsp Organic Ground Allspicejuice of ½ lemona few grinds of Grey Sea Salt   Combine all ingredients in a heavy bottomed pot and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and let simmer for 20 minutes, or until apples are soft. Put apples and liquor in a blender (or...

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Pumpkin Chili

While the rest of the world is clamoring over the spiced latte season, why not cozy up to a bowl of sweet, chunky chili? This vegan pumpkin chili is perfect for sharing and is very easy to make. If you can’t find any pureed pumpkin, this recipe works wonders with butternut squash or kabocha too. Pumpkin Chiliserves 4   1 large onion, chopped1 can diced tomatoes2 c vegetable stock1 can black beans, drained1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained1 c pumpkin puree1 tbsp Organic Cumin, Ground1 tbsp Organic Garlic Powder2 tbsp Organic Chili SeasoningOrganic Black Pepper GroundSaltOlive Oil   In a...

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Baked Apples

  September welcomes the long and bountiful apple season. Try this warm, homely dessert with crisp apples! For an extra special treat, serve with a glass of chilled riesling. Baked Apples Serves 6   1⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup maple syrup 4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tbsp Organic Apple Pie Spice 1⁄4 tsp Grey Sea Salt 6 firm, stemmed and cored (something firm like Fujis or Granny Smiths)   Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Combine butter, maple syrup, sugar, spices in a bowl. Slice the bottoms off the apples so that they sit evenly. Place...

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DIY Taco Seasoning

DIY taco seasoning is a great pantry staple to have around; it’ll make weeknight dinners quick and easy! To use, simply stir fry your choice of ground meat or tofu, and add the seasoning. The arrowroot powder will help everything come together. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients; swap out something, add another: the sky’s your limit! DIY Taco Seasoning 1 tbsp Organic Chili Powder 1 tbsp Organic Ground Cumin 2 tsp Organic Arrowroot Powder 2 tsp ground Sea Salt 1 tsp Organic Coriander ½ Organic Paprika¼ tsp Organic Garlic Powder¼ tsp Organic Onion Powder¼ tsp Organic Red Pepper Flakes...

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