Chocolate Banana Snack Cake (One Pan)

Hi Everyone, With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to make a rich, decadent chocolate dessert.  Now you are thinking, what about calories?  I get it!  This is why my chocolate cake is only 140 calories a slice and get this, contains no eggs and is vegan. […]

Orange Cranberry Bread

Hi Everyone, I guess from my previous post you know that I love Orange and Cranberry together.  Well today I took my favorite holiday combination and turned it into bread.  I checked back on some of my old recipes, and I was quite surprised that I didn’t have this in my bread box.  I have a […]

Cranberry Kiss Mocktail

Hi Everyone, I love this time of year with all of the festive holiday treats and drinks.  Today I have for you a light, refreshing mocktail that is perfect for your holiday brunch.  It is a Cranberry Kiss.  Don’t you love the name?  It sounds so sweet and romantic. This drink is slightly tart and […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Hi Everyone, Today I have for you a recipe that my Mom used to make when I was a kid.  It is one of my all time favorite recipes ever, and I don’t think I could ever get sick of it.  It is a family favorite.  My Husband just loves when I make it and when the […]

Lemon Loaf (Starbucks Copycat)

Hi Everyone, My Mom sent me a recipe this past weekend for Starbucks Lemon Loaf.  Have you ever had Starbucks Lemon Loaf?  It is pretty good.  I don’t usually order it when I go there, I try to stay away from the sweets.  However, it is my Husbands favorite.  When I told him my Mom […]

Classic Mimosa

Hi Everyone, Every year on Christmas morning I have a tradition.  I make Trader Joe’s Croissants, and homemade Mimosa’s.  If you never had Trader Joe’s Croissants, plain or chocolate, you must try them.  Just leave them to rise before you go to bed.  In the morning, add egg wash and bake.  It tastes like homemade.  It […]

Jalapeno Cheddar & Bacon Cauliflower Soup

“This is a sponsored post for Green Giant®.” Hi Everyone, It is that time of year where we are getting so busy with the holidays, closing out end of the year at the day job and to top it off, it is cold outside!  I really hate the cold.  Can you believe I am from Buffalo, NY? […]

Red Velvet Cookies

Hi Everyone, Thanksgiving season is over and now it’s Christmas time.  I love Christmas season because of all of the holiday flavors.  My favorite it peppermint.  Yum!  I can’t get enough of it.  Today’s recipe is not peppermint, but it is definitely a cookie that you can add to your Christmas cookie platter.  It is […]

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Hi Everyone, Well tomorrow is the big day.  Are you prepared for Thanksgiving?  I have been making all of my favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving, not really planning a big Thanksgiving dinner.  One thing about this time of year is it is just my Husband and I.  I don’t feel it’s worth putting all of […]

Classic Sausage and Herb Dressing with a Twist

Hi Everyone, My favorite dish at Thanksgiving is stuffing.  I could truly eat a whole batch myself.  I love the seasoned bread cubes with little surprises of added goodness.  I learned something this Thanksgiving season.  What is the difference between stuffing and dressing?  Stuffing is the bread mixture you stuff the bird with.  Dressing is the […]