Chocolate Banana Bites

Chocolate! Bananas! Peanut butter! Fresh sliced bananas with peanut butter in between then dipped in chocolate 😁 As a kid, I dipped bananas into chocolate syrup. As an adult, I make PB banana toast — a combination of favorites made into the perfect snack 😋 Anyone else love peanut butter banana toast? These little cutiesContinue reading “Chocolate Banana Bites”

Shakshuka

Shakshuka! It’s fun to say & eat 😁 My weekend started with this super tasty dish — Poached eggs in tomatoes, onions, garlic, fresh herbs, seasoning & feta cheese : ) How do you pronounce it ? Shak-shoo-Kuh — it’s light, flavorful & simple to make. A little chopping & sautéing = deliciousness! Beginner bloggerContinue reading “Shakshuka”

Maple Cinnamon & Ginger Roasted Pears

The perfect pair 😉 Drizzled maple syrup, warm spices and topped with vanilla Greek yogurt! Do you like poached pears? I make this sweet treat throughout the year because it’s sooo darn delicious. A sheet pan shot was my original vision however, it was a hot mess 😬 I adore photographers dark-charming food shots so…Continue reading “Maple Cinnamon & Ginger Roasted Pears”

Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberries! Bananas! Chocolate Morsels!The best way to use up overripe bananas ….bake banana bread of course : ) What is your favorite fruit? Strawberries are my absolute favorite. I snacked on a couple prior to baking 🤫 Summer flavors can be enjoyed anytime of the year! This combination was right up my alley — I’veContinue reading “Strawberry Banana Bread”

Creamy Tuscan Salmon

Salmon! Cream! Fresh Vegetables! Pan-seared salmon, cherry tomatoes & spinach in a garlic Parmesan cream sauce : ) I love salmon! It’s a favorite so, I’m always searching for new ideas. This recipe is tasty, healthy’ish + it’s ready in 30 minutes 👏 Do you like salmon? The holidays are over and ☹️ My son’sContinue reading “Creamy Tuscan Salmon”

Kentucky Butter Cake

Happy New Year 🎉 Buttering up the New Year with a Kentucky Butter cake. It’s sweet, vanilla’ish with a perfect poundcake texture : ) First bake of the year! Kicking 2 0 2 0 in the bundt 😉 I cooked a few “lucky” New Year’s foods including a ring-shaped cake. It’s scrumptious and infused withContinue reading “Kentucky Butter Cake”

Maple Roasted Carrots

Maple! Brown butter! Carrots 🥕 Tender roasted carrots in a garlic brown butter sauce : ) I hope you had a wonderful & safe holiday! Need a simple go-to side dish? I absolutely love roasted vegetables — the sweet & savory flavor combination compliments the carrots perfectly. So irresistible! I’m ready to make them again😁Continue reading “Maple Roasted Carrots”

New York-Style Cheesecake

Classic Holiday Cheesecake! Dreamy, creamy deliciousness on a homemade graham cracker crust : ) Are you cheesecake obsessed? My first attempt baking cheesecake {20 years ago 😫} was disappointing with several cracks Lol. Important tip, do not over stir/beat the cream cheese mixture. I speak those exact words while beating the scrumptious mixture. Keep yourContinue reading “New York-Style Cheesecake”

Baking Spirits Bright

Gifting goodness! I baked a variety of cookies to share with Santa, family & friends {see previous post}. This classic chocolate chip cookie recipe is our absolute favorite : ) I postponed baking our favorite cookies to make them {+ holiday memories ☺️} with my son & his fiancé. Unfortunately, our plans changed due toContinue reading “Baking Spirits Bright”

Christmas Cookies

Happy National Cookie Day! I hope you are staying safe & well. I’ve been busy baking, baking, baking 😁 and ready to share a few Christmas cookies…. Who loves holiday baking? I do : ) Our house “believes in the magic” ~ I have fond memories baking cookies for Santa with my son. He addedContinue reading “Christmas Cookies”