To get into the spirit of fall and cure my sweet tooth (…and because I drank a cappuccino at 5pm) I had picked up some pumpkin puree earlier that day so I could do some baking.

I’ve come to realize that as much as I love following recipes and doing this sort of thing, I’m really not good at it. I could follow a recipe to the T and it would still come out wrong 70% of the time. That’s ok though because, well at least this last go around, I created this insane cookie brittle or whatever you’d like to call it and DAMN. Game changing stuff right here.

First up, these pumpkin muffins that turned out SO. GOOD. (Winner winner)

Second, these oatmeal date cookies that also turned out very very moist and delicious and just what I was craving. (Winner winner)

Third, another version of the oatmeal cookie that…turned into more of a brittle than a cookie. Good nonetheless. (Fail/Win)

Going to try making a few anti-inflammatory nut/chia bars next time. I’ve been obsessed with the Gomacro bars so I’m going to try and create something similar…