Recipes

Sunday Morning Cookie (Milk Bar Style)

If cozy Sunday mornings mean espresso, cinnamon, toasted sugar, and chocolate chips then the Sunday Morning Cookie is you!

Strawberry, Apricot, Pistachio Salad with avocado and dressing photographed top down

Strawberry, Dried Apricots and Pistachios Salad (Spring Mix Salad Recipe)

Sweet strawberries, smooth apricots, warm earthy notes of pistachio all followed by a refreshing mint pop describe this spring mix salad recipe.

6 Mexican Chocolate Tarts topped with whipped cream. One in front and five behind in a v.

Mexican Chocolate Tart Topped with Pecans

A rich dark chili chocolate tart made with a gluten free almond crust and topped with cinnamon pecan crunch.
One bit of this spicy smooth chocolate and you will be reaching for another one!

Vegan Poke Bowl Topped with Dynamite Sauce

A large vegan poke bowl filled with crispy tofu, veggies, rice and topped with a sweet dynamite sauce! One bite and this will be your go to in a bowl!

Cadbury Mini Egg Cake Top Down

Cadbury Mini Egg Chocolate Cake

Cadbury Mini Eggs – the greatest candy on earth — meet the best chocolate cake on earth
and you have the greatest dessert ever made. I promise!

Dulce de Leche Slice

Dulce de Leche Coffee Cake

Butter, sour cream, brown sugar and dulce de leche come together to create a rich and delicious coffee cake.

Focaccia Crumb

Pear, Grape and Blue Cheese Focaccia Bread

Pear, grape and blue cheese focaccia bread can be eaten as an appetizer, as a side or topped with arugula as a light meal. All ways taste great!

Dulce de Leche Jar and Spoon

How to Make Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche is sweetened caramelized milk that is perfect with coffee, cakes, crapes, macarons, ice cream and a million other things.

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just look at how cute these double chocolate chip cookies are! Switch out the M&M’s depending on the holiday or your mood, any M&M is a great choice!

Red Velvet Mini Cakes

Mini Red Velvet Cakes (Petit Fours)

Two mini red velvet cakes sandwiched between sweet cream cheese frosting and filled with fresh strawberry jam. (My mouth is already watering!)

Winter Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl (Vegan)

Winter Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl (Vegan)

he root veggies are caramelized and mixed with kale, quinoa, pistachios and dried apricots. It is the perfect vegan buddha bowl to nourish your soul and body.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream

Chocolate cupcakes with espresso buttercream is the perfect marriage of flavors. The buttercream has just a hint of espresso, providing the perfect complement to chocolate.

Tabbouleh Salad (Tabouli)

Best Lebanese Tabbouleh Salad (Tabouli)

Tabbouleh or tabouli is a traditional Lebanese salad known for it’s fresh taste, health benefits and is a popular Mediterranean Diet choice.

Empanada Dough Close Up

How to Make Perfect Empanada Dough

How to make the perfect empanada dough that can hold all of your fillings, but not take away from the flavor, while having no soggy bottoms!

Kale Salad with Apples and Pomegranate

Apple, pomegranate, golden raisins and goat cheese top this delicious kale salad. Enjoy by itself or as a starter. Either way, you’re going to want more!

Two vegetarian pot pie's with Mushrooms and Thyme

Vegetarian Pot Pie with Mushrooms and Thyme

This rich and wholesome vegetarian pot pie is filled with a mushroom gravy in a homemade flaky crust. It’s so good, it’s worth all the carbs!

Baked Oatmeal - four bars in rows of two

Baked Oatmeal Bars with Banana’s and Nutella

Baked oatmeal bars with banana and nutella is so easy to make, it just takes ingredients
you probably already have, one bowl and 25 minutes the oven.
After that, you can enjoy oatmeal bars all week. How is that for easy meal planing?

Mint Chocolate Lava Cake Birthday Happiness 2

Mint Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

This Mint Chocolate Lava Cake recipe combines the warm gooey chocolate richness of a lava cake with a refreshing cool taste of mint. This recipe can be made for 2, 4 or 6 people.

Festive Dark Chocolate Bark with Strawberries and Almonds

This festive holiday dark chocolate bark with strawberries and almonds is the perfect blend of rich, sweet and salty.

Pasta Puttanesca Twirled Around the Fork

Pasta Puttanesca with Kalamata Olives and Capers

Pasta Puttanesca is worth every sinfully garlic, salty, and spicy bite! (and ready in 30 minutes!). It’s so good that I dare say, make it for your date and you will never be single again!

Ultimate Antioxidant Detox Salad - Finished

The Ultimate Antioxidant Detox Salad

This ultimate antioxidant detox salad has every color in the rainbow, is nutrient dense, delicious and nutritious.

Sea Salt Caramels

How to Make the Best Sea Salt Caramels

Making sea salt caramels is so easy! These caramels are a combination of smooth and sweet. The sea salt makes these caramels perfect and you will want more!

Creamy Mushroom Soup with Baby Bella Mushrooms

Creamy Mushroom Soup with Baby Bella’s

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup has a rich flavor and is so easy to make, you will never buy mushroom soup from the can again!

Butterscotch Budino with Salted Caramel

Butterscotch Budino with Salted Caramel

Butterscotch Budino with Salted Caramel Recipe.

A budino is an Italian pudding that is rich in flavor, smooth in texture and sure to wow at any table!

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies with M&M's

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies with M&M’s

There is only one word to describe double chocolate chip cookies with M&M’s — YUMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!

These cookies are rich, fudgy, and sure to put a smile on your face. What is better, they take less than 35 minutes from start to finish and you will be saying YUMMMMMMMMMMMM!!

Easy Yeast Bread Perfect for Beginners, crumb structure

Easy Yeast Bread — Perfect for Beginners

This easy yeast bread recipe is perfect for beginners. It contains ingredients you probably already have in your house and can be ready in 3 hours (that’s pretty fast in the world of bread making).

Crown Bread baked

Nadiya Hussain’s Crown Bread (with a few twists)

Nadiya Hussain’s delicious Crown Bread is easier to make than you might think. I will show you step by step how to make this savory and decadent bread!

Small Bread Bowl Hand

Homemade Bread Bowls

This bread bowl is so easy to make your family will think you’re a master baker, but little did they know just how easy it is to make this bread!

Chocolate Macarons with Espresso

Chocolate Macarons — with Espresso — So Good!

Chocolate macarons with espresso are melt in your mouth nuggets of French perfection, even if they are not perfect looking!
This recipe and instructions are perfect for beginners. I am a beginner too and you can learn from my trials and tribulations.

Colorado Style Green Chile

Amazing Colorado Style Green Chile (Chili) Recipe – Spicy!

Colorado style green chile – A rich hearty style of green chile that is slow simmered with fire roasted tomato’s, giving it a flavor that distinguishes it from other versions of green chile.

Authentic New Mexico Red Chile Sauce

Authentic New Mexico Red Chile Sauce

Authentic New Mexico Red Chile Sauce. This Spicy New Mexico Red Chile Sauce is perfect for eggs, huevos rancheros, burrito’s, stuffed poblano peppers and so much more! I like it on pretty much everything!

Easy Bread Recipe

Easy Bread Recipe

This bread recipe is so easy that it will quickly become your go-to recipe any time you want to make crusty on the outside and soft on the inside bread.

Perfect Biscuit Recipe

This easy biscuit recipe makes soft fluffy, perfect biscuits in less than 30 minutes. These biscuits are great as is, with gravy, or in pot pie!

Amazing Ugly Delicious Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll Recipe – The ugly delicious way to make imperfect, but perfectly amazing cinnamon rolls.

What is a Biscuit? No really what is it? (Sub-text: Epic GBBO Fail)

Cheddar and Chive Biscuit — GBBO S1, E2, Challenge 1 I have to ask what is a biscuit? In America they are great fluffy things that we drown in gravy. It’s heaven. But in England I thought they were crackers, so I choose a cheddar and rosemary biscuit from Season 1, Episode 2. I was […]

Kit Kat Chocolate Bucket Cake with M&M’s and Strawberry Filling

GBBO Season 1, Episode 1, Show Stopper Challenge: This challenge coincided perfectly with my grandson’s fourth birthday. He picked out this cake from a few pictures and I was so excited to try and bake it for him. To make this I combined a few recipes and I added in strawberry jam. My thought was […]

Victoria Sandwich

GBBO Season 1, Episode 1, Technical Challenge In all Great British Baking show competitions the second challenge is the technical challenge. The first ever was the Victoria Sandwich. I guess this is a sweet treat Queen Victoria liked with her afternoon tea. Being American I had never heard of it prior to the show and […]

Tres Leches Mango Cake

The cake is so easy to make and was perfect for a hot summer day.

Great British Baking Show – Super Fan

In early July we said goodbye to our sweet beagle Hankie Poo.  I was crushed.  I remember sitting on the couch and surfing the channels, but all the shows sounded so heavy and I wanted something lighter.  Than I decided to tune into The Great British Baking Show.  I had seen the title for years […]