Oct 20, 2019

Chocolate Mint Mousse Cake

This chocolate mint mousse cake is definitely a showstopper.

Chocolate Mint Mousse Cake


This chocolate mint mousse cake begins with a chocolate cake layer, which you split in half, and top with a chocolate mint mousse and finish with a minty green white chocolate mousse.

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

This slow cooker turkey chili is creamy and warming, perfect to take off the chill as fall and the football season begins. 


Slow Cooker Turkey Chili


This chili is super creamy and spicy. It gets its creaminess from refried beans. Who knew using refried beans as a thickener would be so tasty? This chili also makes terrific leftovers.

Oct 19, 2019

Moroccan Lamb, Chickpea, and Lentil Soup (Harira)

This Moroccan lamb, chickpea, and lentil soup, also known as harira, is hearty, filling, and delicious. 


Moroccan Lamb, Chickpea, and Lentil Soup (Harira)


There are many variations of harira soup, including vegetarian and with pasta, but most versions include tomatoes chickpeas, and lentils, along with a combination of spices such as cumin, turmeric, paprika, and cinnamon.

Oct 18, 2019

Poached Cod Cantonese-Style with Chiles

This Cantonese-Style Poached Cod is gently simmered in a green onion and gingery liquid so that the flavor of the mild fish can shine through. 





The poached cod is then topped with a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and cilantro right before serving.

Oct 17, 2019

Freaky Fruit Cocktails | #FreakyFruitFridays

Today's recipes are for three tropical fruit cocktails, a Freaky Green Cocktail, a Spicy Rambutan Cocktail, and Passion Fruit Margarita.

I received product samples from Melissa's Produce to aid in the creation of #FreakyFruitsFriday recipes. All opinions are mine. 

Freaky fruit cocktails


For the three Freaky cocktails, I used Kiwano melons for the Freaky Green Cocktail, rambutans for the Spicy Rambutan Cocktail, and passion fruit for the Passion Fruit Margarita.

Oct 16, 2019

Chocolate Pecan Butter Cups | #Choctoberfest

These chocolate pecan butter cups take the peanut butter cup concept to a whole new level. 



I received chocolate from Divine Chocolate, one of our sponsors, but all opinions are my own. 


Chocolate Pecan Butter Cups


With just four ingredients, these mini semi-sweet chocolate pecan butter cups are so decadent and delicious. They are made with a sweet and salty toasted homemade pecan butter nestled in a premium semi-sweet chocolate coating.

Oct 15, 2019

Pumpkin Overnight Oats with Flax Seeds and Ginger

Pumpkin Ginger Overnight Oats, with flax seeds and maple syrup, are just about the easiest nutritious and portable breakfast you can make. 


Pumpkin Ginger Overnight Oats, with flax seeds and maple syrup, are just about the easiest nutritious and portable breakfast you can make.


Mix the ingredients for these pumpkin overnight oats with flax seeds, crystalized ginger, and maple syrup in a jar, and place them in the refrigerator overnight. The next morning you will have a filling and nutritious grab-and-go breakfast.