Whole Wheat Everything Bagels with Peppered Cream Cheese

Hi friends!

Fun fact about me; One of my all-time favourite breakfasts is a warm toasted bagel, that has been buttered and smeared with a good dollop of tangy cream cheese. It might sound like the simplest breakfast ever, but there is just something about a good bagel with cream cheese that I can never seem to get enough of. But does a girl ever really need a good reason for why she loves bread or cheese? I think not.

Now while homemade bagels have become something of a regular occurrence around my house, I have to admit that the first time I made bagels I was completely freaked out. The very idea itself was so foreign and daunting to me, that I actually avoided trying it for years.

When I finally got up the courage to try, I had no idea what I was doing, and I thought I was in for a technical battle royal, that would almost definitely end in failure. However, once I actually started making the bagels I realized that not only are they really easy to make, but they are also be so much fun!

I developed the recipe for these bagels as part of my monthly contribution to an awesome website called Tastes of Lizzy T , so head on over to her website via the link here to get the full post and recipe!

Happy baking!

-KP xoxo

Mulled Apple Cider Donut Holes

Happy New Year’s Eve lovelies!

Are you all excited and ready for 2017? Do you usually make New Years resolutions? I have to be honest and say that I usually don’t do this – mostly because I have never been very good at goal setting and I am even worse at actually sticking to my resolutions.

However, despite my terribly track record in the New Years resolution department, I love hearing all of the wonderful goals people set for themselves. I really admire the thought and dedication it takes to come up with them and of course to actually stick to them.

Hmm.. all of this resolution talk is making me want to set one for myself. So this year I think my resolution will be to eat more donuts … yes, now that seems like a resolution I can stick to ūüėÄ Maybe not your traditional healthy resolution… but I feel like we could all use some more donuts in our lives. Are we on the same page here?

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Apple Fritters with Maple Cider Glaze

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If you were to ever ask me what my favourite donut is – I would tell you that it’s hands down an Apple Fritter. No if’s, and’s or but’s about it. I will never, EVER say no to an apple fritter. Doesn’t matter what the circumstance, if there is an apple fritter up for grabs, I am game. Like even if I just ate an entire turkey, with a side of mashed potatoes and gravy, and was deep in a food coma… I would still have room for an apple fritter.

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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns with Maple Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

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I’m just going to take a moment here and say that if you don’t like pumpkin spice – you are probably not going to like me anymore, because it’s about to get reallllly pumpkin spicy on the blog over the next few weeks.

I’m just going to come right out and say it…. I’m a pumpkin spice addict. Seriously, all jokes aside I am actually¬†addicted – Like when Starbucks brings the pumpkin spice latte back every September I can’t even begin to explain to you how much happiness brews in my soul… all because of a latte with some pumpkin spice. I’m not ashamed of it. ūüėÄ

And to tell you the truth, I will pretty much stop at nothing to put a pumpkin spice twist on all the baked goodies I can think of. Case in point; These Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns…. yep. This definitely happened, and it was a joyous occasion. And as if the Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns weren’t enough on their own… I topped em’ off with Maple Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting – which is nothing short of a mouthful, but also nothing short of just downright amazing.

I shared this recipe over on the Tastes of Lizzy T website & I cannot wait for you guys to try them out! So check out the post here & bake up some pumpkin spice happiness!

Happy Baking lovelies <3 <3 <3

KP xoxo

Cheddar Bacon Biscuits

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You guys; Bacon. Cheddar. Biscuits. Honestly, are there any three words that sing together more harmoniously? ¬†I really have no words to describe them, except to say that these biscuits are literally life & you need to make em’ happen.

So, I don’t know about you guys, but as the weather starts to get a little bit more chilly, my body goes into hungry bear mode & I start to crave¬†allllll of the comfort foods; So¬†these extra cheesy, buttery, bacon(y?) biscuits were the result of all of my ridiculous hungry cravings. I have no regrets.

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Maple Pecan Apple Scones

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Happy Friday lovelies!

Long time – no recipe share huh!? I’ll say! It’s been a whirlwind of a summer, but the dust is starting to settle & I promise I will be blogging more recipes in the coming weeks.¬†Especially as the seasons to Fall, because it is after all my¬†most favourite season – for many reasons but mainly because it is the season on apples & apples are probably my favourite seasonal fruit to bake with (and you know… eat, obvs).

So I though what better way to welcome in fall, than with a recipe that has fresh apples as the star!

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Peach Blackberry Scones

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Happy Tuesday lovelies!

Jiminy Crickets it’s been a long time since my last recipe post! Gah! I am officially the worst food blogger ever…. if you could ever call me that – LOL! (probably not) Let’s just stick with calling me¬†“that lady who posts recipes sometimes…”

Anyhoooo – this is a quick one because I’m just here to let you know that the recipe for these Peach Blackberry Scones is up on the Tastes of Lizzy T website today! Yay! I know some of you have been waiting like FOREVER for me to post this one, so head on over to her site, grab the recipe & bake some scones, because these ones are da bomb & the perfect way to end the summer!

OH – and did I mention that they have Vanilla Glaze….. well, they have Vanilla Glaze… ‘nough said.

Chat soon babes!

-KP

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White Chocolate Apricot Scones

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Good morning lovelies! So who else is so excited that Summer is finally here!? I just love summer Рliterally everything about it!

What are your favourite things about this gorgeous season? Here are a few of mine… Gorgeous sunshine, warm breezes, naps in the shade, aimless road trips, barefoot strolls, pink sunsets, long nights, early hikes, shorts & flip flops, sun kissed shoulders, freckled cheeks, beach days, sand castles, moonlight swims, sneaky splashes, salty hair, wet bathing suites, sandy toes, camping trips, camp fires, marshmallow roasting, s’mores making, BBQ everything, popsicle making, melting ice cream cones, farmers market wanders, & alllllll the fresh summer fruit!¬†

So yeah, I pretty much love everything about Summer, but I especially love the last one; summer fruits – mostly because baking with fresh fruit is probably my favourite thing ever. Case in point – these Fresh Apricot & White Chocolate Scones.

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