Honey Bran Applesauce Muffins

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of J.M. Smucker’s®. The opinions and text are all mine.   You’ve  probably read posts here on Who Needs A Cape? where we refer to pantry staples. Pantry staples are items that are shelf-stable and great to keep on hand.  Your mind may immediately go to canned goods. While canned goods are definitely useful, there’s another item that I always keep stocked in my pantry. Quick and easy baking mixes such as Martha {Read More}

Slow Cooker Dessert Applesauce

Slow Cooker Dessert Applesauce is definitely a sweet delicious dessert treat! I usually try to bring some healthy into my applesauce as a “freeze it and give it” to my kids in the winter. My grandma always made an applesauce similar to this (although she did hers on the stove not the slow cooker). We always ate Grandma’s applesauce with our big family meals and I completely remember eating it on top of vanilla ice cream! YUM! My recipe may {Read More}

Pumpkin Applesauce

Pumpkin Applesauce combines the best flavors of fall! Make and freeze some this apple pumpkin season! The perfect fall treat! I love making applesauce.  I do it every year!  I get some apples from the local orchard and get to it. This year I wanted to add some nutritional “oomph” into my sauce.  But, my kids still need to eat it.  I came up with pumpkin because 1 – it’s fall – isn’t everything flavored pumpkin? and 2 it packs {Read More}

Crockpot Applesauce BBQ Chicken

Crockpot Applesauce BBQ Chicken, this slow cooker meal will be an instant family favorite. Throw in your slow cooker and you’ll enjoy a great dinner. I chose to make this Crockpot Applesauce BBQ Chicken for a couple of reason, #1 my kids love applesauce in pretty much every single way you can make it and #2 BBQ is a favorite at our house also. With so many varying palates in my home, sometimes its difficult to find dishes that appeal to adults, young {Read More}

Home Made Applesauce – Falls Best Treat!

I love the fall.  I truly do.  I wait all year for this weather, and then it seems like it is over in a flash. I love back to school, the cool crisp mornings, the pumpkins on everyone’s porch, the beautiful leaves.  I love every single fall thing.  Including the food.  How can you say no to things like pumpkin pie, peach crisp, and of course anything apples. I buy apples by the bushel (yes even in New Jersey we {Read More}