Pumpkin pie bars

pumpkin pie bars recipe 1

Made with a rich and creamy filling, these pumpkin pie bars are a delicious twist of the classic pie and a nice way to feed a crowd without being too messy! Pumpkin pie has and most likely will always be a favorite of my family right after we visit the local pumpkin patch. Every year,… 

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Grated chocolate coconut cake with chocolate ganache recipe

grated chocolate coconut cake chocolate ganache recipe

If you like chocolate and coconut together, you’re going love this easy to make chocolate coconut cake topped with silky chocolate ganache and toasted coconut flakes! I’m often asked what’s my favorite chocolate combo. Pretty much the answer depends on what i may craving at that moment. Peanut butter, caramel, classic vanilla or a touch… 

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White chocolate chocolate chip brownies

white chocolate chocolate chip brownies recipe

Sweet, buttery with a gooey center and a crispy paper-thin top crust, these white chocolate chocolate chip brownies are as rich as your dark chocolate brownie! I’m not a white chocolate kind of girl. I mean, you know, it’s not even real chocolate but there was something about the idea of white chocolate brownies. I… 

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Chocolate vanilla cake

chocolate vanilla cake recipe

A combination of vanilla pound cake and chewy brownie, this chocolate vanilla cake is a delicious cake to snack on while sipping on a hot cup of coffee or tea. I’ve said it hundreds of times and i will say it again – I’m a chocolate girl. Although I love all kinds of sweets, anything chocolate makes my… 

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Chocolate ganache cheesecake bars

chocolate ganache cheesecake bars recipe

Looking for irresistible cheesecake bars without all of the fuss? These cheesecake bars fit the bill! A simple graham cracker crust topped with a luscious cheesecake and finished with a drizzle of chocolate ganache. I keep saying chocolate cheesecake is my number one dessert of choice but the more cheesecake recipes I try, the more I think I love all… 

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Cheesecake brownie bars

brownie cheesecake bars recipe

Chewy,  fudgy brownies swirled with creamy cheesecake in these hard to resist cheesecake brownie bars! Have a glass of milk near by to wash down all their richness. My husband organized a surprise birthday weekend for me. From breakfast in bed, flowers and freshly brewed coffee I thought I woke up in the wrong house this morning…. 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Double lemon cheesecake bars

lemon cheesecake bars recipe

Smooth, creamy and full of citrus flavor, these lemon cheesecake bars are topped with a thin layer of lemon glaze and prepared on a simple graham cracker crust There’s no secret I love cheesecake, and have made and eaten it many times, but I had never tried a lemon cheesecake before. It hasn’t occurred to be that… 

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Make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet

vegetable bacon egg bake recipe

Whether you’re serving 2 people or a crowd, it can’t get easier than this make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet! 15 minutes of prep time tops! Monday to friday I’m an oatmeal, banana and peanut butter kind of breakfast girl. It fuels me enough to get through the morning craziness. Although, on rare occasions… 

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Rosemary, potato and bacon biscuits

rosemary potato bacon biscuits recipe

Quick and easy flaky bacon biscuits made with leftover mashed potatoes and fresh rosemary. It will take less than 30 minutes to make them! Serve the biscuits with eggs in the morning, soup or a salad for lunch, or with a bowl of chili for dinner. Whatever’s on the menu, you must make a batch of these… 

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Frosted sugar cookies

frosted sugar cookies recipe

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth amazingness, these frosted sugar cookies are the made-from-scratch version of the store bought ones. Love at first bite! Since I started this blog, little over 3 years ago (how times flies!!!) I have made thousands hundreds of cookies but what makes my husband’s heart skip a beat are the soft, cakey sugar cookies… 

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Pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust

pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust recipe

Soft pears, perfectly smooth and rich filling and a crust made from gingersnap cookies, this pear cheesecake is a fabulous dessert to enjoy year round! Do you know what day is today? It’s National Cheesecake Day!! One of my favorite days of the year! I’ve mentioned lots of times chocolate cheesecake is my favorite dessert… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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Black and red raspberry vanilla scones

raspberry vanilla scones recipe

Delicate and sweet, these vanilla scones with lots of black and red specks from the fresh raspberries are a great treat for breakfast or with a cup of tea in the afternoon. Scones are one of my favorite weekend morning treat. Although I do love a good donut or a muffin with my cup of… 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Lemon bars

lemon bars recipe

So light and refreshing, these lemon bars make a great dessert all summer long or anytime you crave a buttery cookie crust topped with a luscious lemon cream filling  I’ve never been a lemon bars kind of girl. A look at my recipe index and you can easily guess I’m the girl who reaches for… 

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