Food for the Soul, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Creamy Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Homemade soup is the best! Soup lovers will appreciate the unbelievable flavors, loaded with vegetables & a touch of creaminess. It's so delicious 😋 Chilly weather calls for soup! If you don't have turkey on hand, use chicken instead. This recipe is great for sharing. Serve it along side a sandwich or dinner rolls. Perfect… Continue reading Creamy Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Recipes

Pasta with Creamy Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo sauce anyone? I love it 😍 Seasoned chicken, garlic, vegetables & parmigiano pair beautifully together. I love cooking new pasta dishes! There's something about a creamy, garlic Parmesan sauce. If you haven't made Alfredo sauce ~ It's simple & so scrumptious! I'm always searching for new pasta meal ideas and couldn't wait to share… Continue reading Pasta with Creamy Alfredo Sauce

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Chocolate Cake and Vanilla Bean Frosting with Blackberry Ganache

Layers of decadence! I wanted to try a different chocolate cake that was dark & delicious. The blackberry ganache is so darn good --- just grab a spoon and forget the cake kind of good 😉 Vanilla bean frosting is delicious plus I love the little specks.  If you haven't tried it, you're missing out.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Vanilla Bean Frosting with Blackberry Ganache

Baked, Dessert, My Style

Cream Cheese Brownies

Chocolately fudgy brownies! Brownies with a creamy cheesecake layer are absolutely decadent. Incredibly simple to make & dangerously good 😉 Who loves chocolate 🙋‍♀️ I wanted to share an easy chocolate recipe and Valentine's decor' idea (photo below). Rose petals are edible, too. I chose a 9x9 pan for thicker scrumptious slices. Whether you like thick… Continue reading Cream Cheese Brownies

Brunch, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Brioche French Toast

Brioche Brunch! Who loves to brunch? I do : ) This fluffy, pillowy soft brioche french toast is definitely an upgrade from your typical french toast. You can make brioche bread from scratch (may I recommend a recipe by Fifteen Spatulas) or brioche bread is now available at many local supermarkets. I wanted to share… Continue reading Brioche French Toast

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

Coffee anyone? Similar to banana bread but kicked up a notch --- bananas, caramel & rum yumminess : ) It's perfect for breakfast or dessert! One reason I love baking, the sweet aromas that fill my home. I say that often but it's true 🤗Bananas are full of potassium & fiber plus the upside down… Continue reading Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee

Cracking into this French dessert! Sweet custard, caramelized sugar ...I love, love, love creme brulee : ) It's a dessert I look for while dining out. My first time making creme brûlée --- I was scared I would ruin a wonderfully delicious dessert. The process is fairly simple, followed the instructions and it tastes great.… Continue reading Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee