Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Yes, the pumpkin obsession continues.  Inspired by Skinnytaste.com, I was on a mission to create a decadent-tasting cupcake with minimal calories.  In spirit of the season, I opted for spice cake mix instead of golden yellow (and with that choice, this recipe is now what I call a “shortcut” dish…) This recipe is incredibly easy to prepare and pleases any crowd; my friends devoured the batch in … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread

This is my favorite time of year; the leaves are turning, blushing the landscape with crimson, ochre and sienna.  The days are warm and sunny; the evenings have a certain briskness that hints at the cold winter to come.  The best part?  Pumpkin! There are very few things that I love more than pumpkin.  Add chocolate to the mix, and all my willpower goes out … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Bread