Oct 13, 2019

Double Chocolate Baked Donuts | Welcome to #Choctoberfest

For a lighter version of cake donuts, try these Double Chocolate Baked Donuts! These donuts are so easy to make, and you don't have to deep fry them. Just bake them in your donut pan.

Double Chocolate Baked Donuts


The batter for these baked donuts is so easy to put together. Once you've mixed it, you just pipe it into a donut pan and bake the donuts. They take just about 12 minutes to bake!

Nan e Barbari | Persian Flatbread

This Nan e Barbari is a delicious leavened flatbread that is coated in seeds and baked on a heated stone in your oven to replicate one of Persia's favorite breads. 


This Nan e Barbari is a delicious leavened flatbread that is coated in seeds and baked on a heated stone your oven to replicate one of Persia's favorite breads.


Nan e Barbari is a Persian flatbread that is traditionally served at breakfast in Iran with a soft spread such as goat cheese. It is made from a very high hydration dough, but is fairly easy to work with, mostly because it is a leavened flatbread.

Oct 12, 2019

Monster Cake Pops | #HalloweenTreatsWeek

These monster cake pops are a huge hit with kids. Between the dark chocolate and frosting filling and the crazy eyeballs, these cute little monsters are hard to resist. 

This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but, as always, opinions are 100% mine.


Monster Cake Pops with marshmallow dia de los Muertos


These Monster Cake Pops are a totally fun treat for Halloween. They take a little time to make, but they will bring big smiles to everyone's faces.

Oct 10, 2019

Chayote with Roasted Tomatoes and Chiles | #FreakyFruitsFriday

Chayote with roasted tomatoes and chiles is a wonderful and easy vegetarian side dish. 


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






This dish with chayote, roasted tomatoes, and chiles is wonderful as a veggie side dish. It has a delicious hint of smokiness and is totally flavorful.

Oct 9, 2019

Halloween Pretzel Owls | #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Halloween Pretzel Owls are such a fun sweet and salty treat!


This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.


Halloween Pretzel Owls


These chocolate covered pretzel owls are a fun project to make with kids, especially around Halloween. All you need are five ingredients: some mini pretzels, M&Ms, chocolate candy melts or compound chocolate, mini chocolate chips, and candy eyeballs!

Oct 8, 2019

White Rye Sandwich Buns | #BreadBakers

These white rye sandwich buns are light and fluffy, and have a faint rye flavor. 


These white rye sandwich buns are light and fluffy, and have a faint rye flavor.


These white rye buns are great for deli-style sandwiches and burgers. They can also be shaped into rounds for delicious dinner rolls.

Oct 7, 2019

Halloween Stuffed Chocolate Whoopie Pies | #HalloweenTreatsWeek

These Chocolate Whoopie Pies with buttercream filling are like little inside out cupcakes... cake on the outside and frosting in the middle!



This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.

chocolate whoopie pies


These delicious and chocolatey Halloween Stuffed Chocolate Whoopie Pies also have a little surprise in the middle, a heaping teaspoonful of chocolate syrup ready to ooze out of the little cakes.

Oct 4, 2019

Old School Hard Shell Tacos

These old school hard shell tacos will bring back memories of the tacos from the days when you craved a taco after a late night out. They are ridiculously delicious too.



Old School Hard Shell Tacos


These amazing hard shell tacos are a cross between the Americanized hard shell tacos where meat, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese are stuffed into a pre-cooked taco shell, and tacos dorados (golden tacos), which are essentially like taquitos, or rolled and deep fried tacos.

Dragon Fruit Waldorf Salad | #FreakyFruitsFriday

This dragon fruit Waldorf Salad with apples, grapes, cilantro, and cashews, served on a bed of Bibb lettuce, is fresh, light, and delicious. 


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

Dragon Fruit Waldorf Salad


The take on a Waldorf salad includes dragon fruit (also known as the pitaya), the exotic looking bright magenta fruit with a white flesh speckled with tiny edible black seeds. It can also come in other colors, both inside and outside, but the magenta outside and white inside dragon fruit is most common.

Oct 3, 2019

Potato Rosemary Bread with Roasted Garlic

This Potato Rosemary Bread with Roasted Garlic, a bread made with mashed potatoes, is soft and fragrant, and completely irresistible. 


I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of #FallFlavors recipes. All opinions are mine. 

Potato Rosemary Bread with Roasted Garlic


This potato rosemary bread is exceptionally soft, light, and moist. It's amazing sliced and buttered. I know it's a hardship, but be sure to wait until the bread has cooled before slicing. 

Oct 2, 2019

Pork Tenderloin with Bacon, Apple, and Gruyère

This Pork Tenderloin Roulade is stuffed with Bacon, Apple, and Gruyère Cheese. 


Pork Tenderloin with Bacon, Apple, and Gruyère


This pork tenderloin roulade is stuffed with bacon, apples, cheese, thyme, and shallots. The apples adds a sweetness to the meat and the bacon adds a bacon-y saltiness. The Gruyère cheese binds the stuffing together.

Oct 1, 2019

Baby Greens Salad with Pomegranate, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

You will love this Baby Greens Salad with Pomegranate, Blue Cheese, and Pecans. 


I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of #FallFlavors recipes. All opinions are mine. 

Baby Greens Salad with Pomegranate, Blue Cheese, and Pecans


This baby greens salad with pomegranate, blue cheese, and pecans is refreshing and light, and showcases the fall flavors of pecans and pomegranate. It's similar in looks to this fennel, pomegranate, and arugula salad, but with an entirely different flavor.