Banana Pudding from Scratch

+-*Share Every once in a while a recipe really stumps me. Today I’m talking about a southern classic, banana pudding made from scratch. This just happens to be in my husband’s top 3 favorite desserts ever. I personally don’t care for bananas but I’ve wanted to make him this dessert for a while. He...

Broiled Salmon with Avocado and Grapefruit

+-*Share Somehow, someway I managed to make food this past week and three attempts at whoopie pies. I didn’t let on that I was facing a cold right along with my toddler. Most mornings consisted of putting together my quick salmon and avocado toasts along with 3 cups of coffee just to help me...

Whoopie pie with strawberry cream

+-*Share One, two, three times a charm. That scenario definitely applies to these whoopie pies. I baked the first batch a week ago and they rose to where they could pass as a cupcake. Into the trash they went. Second batch was mimicked just like the first except just a little less batter. Also...

Spray Painted Mason Jar Craft

+-*Share Valentine’s Day is just over a week away!  The truffle tart has been made and sampled, heart cupcakes are ready for school parties but where are the flowers?  I’m a woman that loves fresh flowers.  I don’t necessarily need to receive them for Valentine’s Day but I do like having them in my...

Salmon and Avocado toast

+-*Share It’s the year 2015 and we are talking about toast being a food trend. Yes, a real food trend for this year. People have been buttering up or slapping their jelly on bread for years but it has finally come around to a “trend.” Or so they say…. I’m starting to wonder how...

Baked Cheese Ravioli Casserole

+-*Share Do you meal plan for the week or are you a spur of the moment type of person? I’m both. Sometimes I break out the list and meal plan for the rest of the week. Then there are others where the refrigerator is empty and the nearest restaurant is our only choice. This...

Chocolate truffle tart

+-*Share  You walk into a store and see red and pink streamers hanging down from the ceiling.   You slowly make your way around the store and notice the chocolate, red roses, LOVE banners and you can’t help but get the feeling that Valentine’s Day is almost here.   Years ago I remember getting chocolates...

Baked Santa Fe Dip

+-*Share It’s 10 o’clock at night and I’m trying really hard to mentally prepare myself for writing this Baked Santa Fe Dip post and recipe. Typically I try to write before I’m exhausted and completely worn out but not today.   It doesn’t help that I have The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills playing...