Be Present

Not good-bye, see you later! After careful consideration, I’ve decided to step back from the fantastic foodie world. I need/want to be the best possible {mentally & physically} for special occasions throughout my small family including my son’s wedding next year : ) I started the blog as fun, a healthy outlet & for myContinue reading “Be Present”

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! It’s National Dessert Day ~ layers of chocolate cake, mousse & topped with chocolate ganache : ) Do you love chocolate? I wanted to dive straight into the Ganache & mousse bowl 😁 Both can be prepared ahead of time — it’s tempting to sneak a few spoonfuls 😉 The first biteContinue reading “Chocolate Mousse Cake”

Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash

Getting squashed! Creamy cheesy broccoli baked inside a gorgeous roasted squash : ) I absolutely love cheddar broccoli — this is great idea for lunch or dinner. SO delicious + a fun presentation 😃 Sauté garlic & shallots while the squash is roasting. It smells fantastic!! Anyone else dislike cutting squash? It’s tough!! Come onContinue reading “Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash”

Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Bread

Perfect Fall treat! Warm sweet spices packed with pumpkin flavor : ) The color! The flavors! A scrumptious bread idea for pumpkin spice lovers. The pecan streusel is amazing 💃 I was planning to share one loaf {recipe makes 2} then a brilliant idea popped in mind … 2 mini loafs. Yes!! I filled oneContinue reading “Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Bread”

Mummy Berry Hand Pies

Mummy-licious! A scrumptiously sweet & simple idea for kids & adults : ) Halloween pies with blackberry jam, silly edible eyes & golden pastry crust. They may not be perfect mummies but they’re super delicious 👀🧡 These adorable pies are easy to make with just a few ingredients. Choose your favorite jam/preserves! I chose anContinue reading “Mummy Berry Hand Pies”

Breakfast Charcuterie

Breakfast goals! Mini pumpkin shaped pancakes, baked french toast sticks, fresh fruit & my semi-candy corn waffle resemblance 😉☀️ Where are my breakfast & brunch lovers? Inspired by the Food Network to make candy corn waffles. The color dyed batter is spooned separately into the waffle iron to create the cute candy corn appearance ….IContinue reading “Breakfast Charcuterie”

S’mores Brownies

A classic with a twist! Fudgy rich brownies layered between graham crackers & toasted marshmallowy goodness : ) Who loves s’mores? This recipe jumped to the top of my baking list. Homemade brownies with a torched marshmallow meringue topping. Yes please!! Get ready for gooey, sticky scrumptious treats that will quickly disappear! If you orContinue reading “S’mores Brownies”

Butternut Squash Curry

Ultra delicious!! Thai-inspired creamy, spicy & so cozy. The sweet butternut squash pairs perfectly with spicy flavors : ) Who likes spicy foods? The red curry paste adds a kick combined with freshly chopped shallots, garlic & minced ginger. My love for curry began a few years ago when a colleague cooked & shared aContinue reading “Butternut Squash Curry”

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Hello Fall! The ultimate Autumn dessert — graham cracker crust, creamy pumpkin cheesecake flavors topped with salted caramel : ) One of my absolute favorite Fall desserts! Creamy, luscious and the first bite is the best. If you like pumpkin pie or cheesecake, this Fall dessert is perfect!! Helpful tip: allow cheesecake to sit atContinue reading “Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars”

Homemade Apple Pie

Fall baking goals : ) A classic – Spiced apples with cinnamon, nutmeg & brown sugar! The sweet aroma filled my home 🍏 A warm slice of pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream is the best! What is your favorite pie? A few years ago, I baked a salted caramel apple pie —Continue reading “Homemade Apple Pie”