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Autumn Splendor Soft Chewy Amish Sweet Potato Cookies

I found the recipe for sweet potato cookies in a small Amish pamphlet cookbook while visiting the gift shop in the St. Louis capital building around this same time last year. I tweaked the recipe only slightly here and there. I omitted the nuts, substituted allspice for ground cloves, and increased the brown sugar by half.

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Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto

You guys, it’s apple season! Can you feel the slight chill in the air and the warm scent of cinnamon that is just about everywhere? Yeah, me either but I’m hopeful that it will happen soon. Even though it’s September, today in Illinois where I live the temperatures are supposed to be in the 90’s with a heat index in the 100’s. UGH! Oh well. Since there’s nothing I can do about the outside temperatures, I might as well make it feel like fall on the inside and cook up a batch of Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto.

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Healthy Delicious Coconut Oil Granola

If you’ve never made your own granola, I’m here to encourage you to do so. Once you see how easy and flavorful it is, you’ll never go back to the store-bought variety. Plus when you make your own you can tailor it to your favorite healthy ingredients, adjust the sodium to your desired level, and say good-bye to all those nasty additives and preservatives.

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