This weekend I got to cross something major off of my fall bucket list – apple picking!
I drove upstate to Lawrence Farms with some girlfriends and we came home with pounds and pounds of tasty apples.
I also snagged Adam and I two pumpkins for carving next weekend.
Check out my gorgeous haul (this is only a portion of it, the rest went into the fridge) –
So far, my favorite variety is the Candy Crisp.
Yum! We had a ton of fun and I definitely want to repeat this activity next fall.
I don’t have much to share for this post, just three things. I’m a bit under the weather and I spent almost all of Sunday tucked in bed.
Breakfast on the go.
A smoothie – water and meat from a Thai young coconut with canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, frozen banana, and maple syrup – and a Clif Maple Nut bar that I shared with the husband. The bar was much better than the smoothie, which did not emulsify at all.
Getting in my green before a dinner of orange hues.
Spinach salad with sweet and spicy pecans, dried blueberries, and buttermilk blue cheese, dressed with honey, evoo, and lavender salt.
The oil came home from Italy with a friend and it was fantastic.
Our main course was tuna casserole that I made and froze awhile back, so I don’t totally remember what was in it. Definitely tuna, barley, spinach, green onions, peas, water chestnuts, roasted garlic and mushroom condensed soup, cheese, and crushed Cheez-Its on top.
Plus carnival squash that we roasted with salt, smoked brown sugar, liquid smoke, and maple syrup.
Dinner was delicious. Sweet and smoky squash with cheesy casserole? You can’t really go wrong!
Best bite of the week goes to dessert from Ample Hills.
I got a kids’ cup of pistachio and honey and the flavors went together perfectly.
Hopefully I am over the hump with my sickness now. The temperatures are finally dropping here and I really don’t want a cold to go with the cold!