• Raspberry pastry on a white plate.

    Raspberry Pastry Braid with Sugar Glaze

    October 27, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    This Raspberry Pastry Braid features sweet jam, a sugar glaze, and a semi-homemade pastry. It’s a delicious breakfast treat without all of the fuss. Growing up, we got this raspberry pastry braid twice a year during our church’s General Conference. It was truly a special treat, and one of the food traditions we looked forward to the most throughout the year. My grandma made it for my dad, my dad made it for me, and now I make it for my children. We call it Conference Cake in our house, but I’ll refer to it here as a raspberry pastry…

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  • Slices of healthy pumpkin zucchini bread on a cutting board.

    Chocolate Chip Filled Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

    September 11, 2020Jessica Ashcroft

    Pumpkin zucchini bread is the perfect way to use up any leftover pureed pumpkin and those zucchini from your garden. The chocolate chips add the perfect touch of sweetness. The seasons changing from summer to fall usually meant two things in my childhood home: 1. There would be lots of zucchini from the garden. 2. My mom would start making zucchini bread. I’m experiencing the same phenomenon this summer with our abundance of zucchini, so I set out to make some of my mom’s chocolate chip zucchini bread. I also had intentions to make pumpkin pancakes with some leftover pumpkin…

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