Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donuts {Vegan}

Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donuts are simple because they’re baked and they’re perfect for the fall season. They also happen to be vegan/allergy-friendly, as an added bonus!

Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donuts are simple because they're baked and they're perfect for the fall season. They also happen to be vegan/allergy-friendly, as an added bonus! | Persnickety Plates

Have you been to the cider mill yet this year? Are cider mills nationwide or a Midwest thing? We went for the first time (this year) last week and got cinnamon sugar donuts and cider slushies. …

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Southwest Fiesta Salad with a quick homemade spicy jalapeno dressing is a fast and healthy meal for any day of the week. | Persnickety Plates

Southwest Fiesta Salad

Southwest Fiesta Salad with a quick homemade spicy jalapeno dressing is a fast and healthy meal for any day of the week. SOUTHWEST FIESTA SALAD This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received product samples…

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Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars start with a layer of chocolate shortbread, topped with a thick layer of homemade salted caramel, and finished off with toasted pecans. | Persnickety Plates

Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars

Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars start with a layer of chocolate shortbread, topped with a thick layer of homemade salted caramel, and finished off with toasted pecans. Earlier today my blog friend Becca of It’s Yummi posted (ironically on Facebook) about a Chrome plug-in called Kill News Feed and I think it changed my life. Once you…

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The BEST Fall Desserts

Over 25 of the BEST fall desserts perfect to kick up the fast approaching fall season! I just checked the calendar and fall officially starts September 22nd so I’m a bit early with this but I like to be prepared. I shared with you my first Halloween recipe of the year the other day and…

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Brownie Bottom Halloween Cupcakes have a layer of dark chocolate brownie topped with orange cake batter and finished off with buttercream and sprinkles. They are the perfect mix of semi-homemade and "from scratch" to be easy but really fun and festive for your next Halloween party! | Persnickety Plates

Brownie Bottom Halloween Cupcakes

Brownie Bottom Halloween Cupcakes have a layer of dark chocolate brownie topped with orange cake batter and finished off with buttercream and sprinkles. They are the perfect mix of semi-homemade and “from scratch” to be easy but really fun and festive for your next Halloween party! Are you ready for Halloween?! For some reason, I…

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Chocolate lovers rejoice! This no-bake Chocolate Lasagna is filled with cream cheese, chocolate pudding, and chocolate chips on top of an Oreo cookie crust! | Persnickety Plates

No Bake Chocolate Lush

This no bake Chocolate Lush is filled with cream cheese, chocolate pudding, and chocolate chips on top of an Oreo cookie crust – a chocolate lovers dream! NO BAKE CHOCOLATE LUSH I’m taking a break from all things fall for a minute to share this Chocolate Lush I took to a barbecue a couple weeks…

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Apple Filled Pull Apart Bread is sticky and sweet and easy to make with the help of Rhodes Dinner Rolls! Pick your favorite fall apples and let your kids help you put together this simple dessert. | Persnickety Plates

Apple Filled Pull Apart Bread

Apple Filled Pull Apart Bread is sticky and sweet and easy to make with the help of Rhodes Dinner Rolls! Pick your favorite fall apples and let your kids help you put together this simple dessert. Happy (belated) Labor Day! Hopefully you had a nice day off (if you had the day off). It’s officially…

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One Dish Baked Salsa Chicken Casserole is perfect for busy week nights or any night that you want a quick and easy dinner that's full of flavor! | Persnickety Plates

One Dish Baked Salsa Chicken Casserole

One Dish Baked Salsa Chicken Casserole is perfect for busy week nights or any night that you want a quick and easy dinner that’s full of flavor! Did you have a good weekend? We just got back from summer vacation. We went to South Haven, MI and it was gorgeous. The perfect mix (to me)…

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Over 20 of the BEST apple desserts to kick off the upcoming fall season! | Persnickety Plates

The BEST Apple Desserts

Over 20 of the BEST apple desserts to kick off the upcoming fall season! I’m not trying to rush away summer, but one of my Facebook friends shared this little chart showing the Michigan apple season harvest schedule and it got me excited for all things apple. I decided to put together a collection of…

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake is layered with a creamy cheesecake , fresh raspberries, and topped with a cruchy streusel topping. Perfect for brunch or dessert! | Persnickety Plates

Raspberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake

Raspberry Cream Cheese Crumb Cake is layered with a creamy cheesecake , fresh raspberries, and topped with a crunchy streusel topping. Perfect for brunch or dessert! I was on a baking kick last weekend. I started with Oreo Bon Bons, then a fun Halloween treat (coming soon, can you even believe it?!), and finished with…

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Frozen Yogurt Bites are a fun snack for toddlers and are simple to make using ALDI Little Journey baby food pouches. | Persnickety Plates

Frozen Yogurt Bites – Toddler Snack

Frozen Yogurt Bites are a fun snack for toddlers and are simple to make using ALDI Little Journey baby food pouches. Julia is quite the opinionated toddler. She’s quick to tell me if she doesn’t like something or if I’m doing something wrong. She tells me, “be gentle!” every time I brush her hair. She’s…

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Chocolate Chip Oreo Bon Bons are a sweet little no bake treat using Choco Chip Oreos. | Persnickety Plates

Chocolate Chip Oreo Bon Bons

Chocolate Chip Oreo Bon Bons are a sweet little no bake treat using Choco Chip Oreos. Only FOUR ingredients! You’ll have these made in no time. How’s your week going? Work has been really busy for me on top of a bunch of self imposed blogging deadlines so things have been pretty hectic. We’re taking…

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Vegetarian Mediterranean Wrap

This Vegetarian Mediterranean Wrap is a fresh, healthy vegetarian sandwich filled with hummus, cucumber, artichokes, and feta, and takes all of five minutes to throw together. It’s great for an on-the-go lunch!

Chocolate Zucchini Drop Cookies are a sweet way to use up some of your zucchini crop. You end up with a moist, chocolatey cookie that's filled with chocolate chips but you don't even have to get out your mixer! | Persnickety Plates

Chocolate Zucchini Drop Cookies

Chocolate Zucchini Drop Cookies are a sweet way to use up some of your zucchini crop. You end up with a moist, chocolatey cookie that’s filled with chocolate chips but you don’t even have to get out your mixer! CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI DROP COOKIES Did you have a good weekend? Ours was pretty quiet, which was…

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that's pretty, delicious, and easy when you use a cake mix! | Persnickety Plates

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a classic dessert that’s pretty, delicious, and easy when you use a cake mix! Did you have a good weekend? Yesterday was my dad’s birthday so we had a family day. It started out pouring but luckily it cleared up and we went to Belle Isle (for non-Detroiters, it’s a…

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