Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake is a rich, moist chocolate cake made with pumpkin and a hint of spice.  Pumpkin replaces much of the fat in the cake that is made on the lighter side! Lately I have been enjoying making chocolate desserts a bit healthier using various fruits and vegetables.  The results have been fantastic, with each recipe …

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Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables

Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables

Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables- Fancy enough to serve as part of your Holiday meals. Easy enough to make any day! {vegetarian, vegan,GF, clean- eating} Something special happens when you take healthy in-season Fall/Winter vegetables and give them a light drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt and place them in the …

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Cream Cheese Meltaways

Cream Cheese Meltaways

Cream Cheese Meltaways with Lemon Glaze are little bite-sized cookies that are a light and delicious addition to any holiday cookie platter.  These cookies were a new addition this year, and they were an instant favorite!  The lemon glaze gives just a hint of lemony sweetness to the cream cheesy butter cookies.  The recipe for glaze …

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Soft Sugar Cookies

Soft Sugar Cookies

If you’re looking for the BEST Soft Sugar Cookies – look no further! They’re perfect for the holiday season, birthdays, or any time you want a sweet treat! — Click HERE to pin this recipe — I’m not a cookie baker usually – I really only enjoy it around the holidays. I don’t have the …

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Bourbon Bacon Pumpkin Seeds

Bourbon Bacon Pumpkin Seeds

These bourbon bacon pumpkin seeds are the best roasted pumpkin seeds I have ever tasted. They are sweet, salty, smokey and incredibly addicting! Each year we carve pumpkins. Some years I go so far as to roast pumpkins to make fresh pumpkin puree. So every year I have bowls full of pumpkin seeds staring back …

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Easy Coconut Cream Pie

Easy Coconut Cream Pie

This Easy Coconut Cream Pie is light, delicious, and simple using instant coconut pudding, whipped cream, and toasted coconut. I’m on a pie kick in preparation for Pi Day (3.14) and this Easy Coconut Cream Pie is super simple to make. You can even cheat and use a frozen store-bought crust. The thing I love …

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Southern Bacon-Fried Cabbage

Southern Bacon-Fried Cabbage

You’ll want to make this Southern Bacon-Fried Cabbage again and again! It’s hard to believe that such simple ingredients could result in such a flavorful and delicious side dish! — PIN THIS RECIPE — Are you a fan of cabbage?! For the most part, I can take it or leave it, it’s just okay to …

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Apple pecan crumble pie

Apple pecan crumble pie

It’s pie season. All the pies! All the time! This apple pecan crumble pie was a wee bit experimental and took two tries to perfect, but I think I got to a great point with it that combines two popular types (apple pie and pecan pie) with one of my favorite types of crusts. Plus, …

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chocolate nutella cookies

chocolate nutella cookies

Who doesn’t love nutella? I mean really, is there anyone out there that doesn’t love this rich hazelnut and chocolate spread? Hazelnuts and chocolate make for a perfect combo and that’s no exception in this drool-worthy cookie from America’s Test Kitchen. I love baking with hazelnuts, but I have to be honest – I am less fond …

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