Brussels sprout frittata

Brussels Sprout And Feta Frittata

A shredded Brussels sprout and feta frittata may seem fancy and complicated, but the truth is, it’s not. It’s also the perfect dish for mom if breakfast in bed is on the menu for Mother’s Day. For those unfamiliar, a frittata is an Italian open-faced omelet, often made in a cast iron pan, featuring a […]

coconut raspberry chia pudding

Coconut Raspberry Chia Pudding

Chia pudding has been an Instagram favorite for years now with no signs of slowing down, and I totally get why. The luster of the presentation is intoxicating. Beautiful works of art, served in overflowing, handmade earthenware, or in adorable petite glass jars, all highlighting those gorgeous gray chia seeds. Seriously, what’s not to love? […]

potato waffle

Savory Potato Waffles With Smoked Salmon

This is my latest and greatest obsession; savory shredded potato waffles topped with sour cream, smoked salmon, and scallions. As if breakfast could not get any better, or truthfully, more effortless. I’m talking, crispy, buttery potatoes, made in minutes in a standard waffle maker, garnished like a baked potato, with sour cream and green onion, […]

donut bundt cake

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

In case it’s not clear from the title, yes, this is a giant glazed donut cake. Seriously, I almost don’t need to say any more. This Bundt cake is outrageously good and if you are a donut fan, think no more, skip this post, and just begin making it right now. The History of Old […]

chocolate babka

Chocolate Babka

Babka, (Yiddish for “little grandmother”), is one of the most iconic Jewish sweets there are. Considered part bread, part cake, babka is traditionally baked in a loaf pan, but can also be braided into a wreath-shape (called a krantz). The secret to making a great babka is about making sure there are lots of sugary twists, […]

apple cider crullers

Apple Cider Crullers With Cinnamon Glaze

I love Fall. And with the exception of the holiday decorations coming out at way too fast of a clip, I enjoy all aspects of it. But personally, I think the pumpkin craziness gets a bit more glory than it deserves. Don’t get me wrong, I love a great pumpkin cookie, pumpkin muffins are my […]

mochi waffles

Mochi Chocolate Chip Waffles

Swoon worthy chocolate chip mochi waffles, as if breakfast couldn’t get any better. The main ingredient in these waffles is a sweet rice flour known as Mochiko, and this is what creates the amazing chewy texture mochi is known for. The other ingredients used in this waffle batter is similar to other standard waffle recipes […]

cranberry-oatmeal muffins

Cranberry-Oatmeal Muffins With Streusel Topping

My love of oats is no secret, if you follow me on Instagram, you know I’m a big overnight oat fan. Oats are a great addition to many things in the baking world, power bars, smoothies, dessert bars, cookies and of course, muffins. Oats add texture and I’m a big fan of that when it comets […]

blueberry papaya smoothie bowl

Blueberry Papaya Smoothie Bowl

I remember when smoothie bowls became a thing. And I’ll admit it, I didn’t fully get them at first, but now I do. Smoothie bowls are often confused with açaí bowls, but they are not the same, in fact, they are completely different in origin. And to clarify, traditional smoothies, made of pureed fruit mixtures […]


French Crêpes 

This post is for my youngest who absolutely loves crêpes. Honestly, I can’t blame him, a crêpe, when made from scratch, is AMAZING! Personally, I prefer a crêpes to pancakes, but my son is an equal fan of both, especially if Nutella is involved. I can’t remember exactly when I first gave my son a […]

vanilla bean scones

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

Starbucks petite vanilla bean scones will forever have a special place in my heart. Both my boys LOVED these scones when they were little. A treat they would sometimes get when we were out walking or for bribery when flu shots were needed. Scones came to the rescue in all sorts of wonderful ways throughout […]

Ina's blueberry coffee cake

Ina’s Blueberry Coffee Cake

I’m willing to bet you know who Ina Garten is and why her modern day comfort food recipes are so popular. Uncomplicated and reliable are the main two reasons. I’ve admired Ina for many years and grew up going to The Barefoot Contessa, her well-known speciality food store in the trendy East Hampton beach community. […]

creamy Fonio cereal

Creamy Fonio Cereal With Caramelized Bananas

You could call this porridge, but I won’t. This is my creamy Fonio cereal with caramelized bananas. If that didn’t hook ok you, perhaps this will. I topped it with coconut-almonds clusters, brown sugar and agave nectar. Honesty, this may be the breakfast cereal of your dreams. I know it’s mine. Once you try this […]

raspberry smoothie bowl

Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

Valentine’s Day is incredibly popular in the United States. But most don’t realize it is also a popular day of celebration in Britain, Canada, Australia, Argentina, France, Mexico, and South Korea. In the Philippines, it is the most common wedding anniversary, and mass weddings of hundreds of couples are not uncommon on that date. I […]

Danish pancake balls

Danish Pancake Balls “Aebleskiver”

Danish Aebleskiver, also known as Danish pancake balls, are a traditional Danish food served during Christmas. The center of these Danish pastries are soft and fluffy, almost creamy. The crust is crisp and slightly browned and the apple filling is sweet and tangy. In Danish “Aebleskiver” simply means apple slices which is the most traditional fillings […]

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