a simple apple crumble cake

a simple apple crumble cake | theclevercarrot.com

Recently, I found a 2 lb bag of Gala apples at the bottom of the crisper drawer.

They were slightly bruised, slightly wrinkly, and immediately dismissed by the boys as suitable afternoon snacks.

But what looked like trash was an inspiration for treasure.

A baked treasure.

In the form of an apple crumble cake, I created a sweet treat that celebrates the change of seasons and all things Fall……

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lightened up key lime bars {without condensed milk}

lightened up key lime bars {without condensed milk} | theclevercarrot.com

I think I’m suffering from vacation depression.

Is there such a thing?

I miss my morning contemplations on the balcony, sipping coffee and staring deep into the turquoise water; should we make a change? Live the slow life? I could get used to wind swept hair and no make up. I like the heat. And I have zero problem swapping out leggings and Old Navy zip-ups for a beachy maxi-dress.

Because I can’t drink margaritas all day, I’ve resorted to food.

Current cure: lightened up key lime bars….

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