Cherries and Berries Summer Fruit Salad

This past weekend marked the official start to the summer. What better way to keep yourself and others refreshed while having fun in the sun with this sweet cherries and berries summer fruit salad. It has a few fruits of the summer that is marinated in lime juice and mint to give you the cooling […]

Winter Warmer Hot Chocolate

Just as the cold weather and winter blues seems to be sticking around these days, here is a hot chocolate recipe to sweeten and warm you up. This hot chocolate has a slightly thick consistency, but not as thick as sipping chocolate. In this recipe I use Taza Chocolate’s Guajillo Chili chocolate Mexicano discs to […]

Rustic Garlic and Thyme Scalloped Potatoes

Here a perfect side dish that gives you the satisfaction of a potato with crispy edges and soft center. The scalloped potatoes are roasted in aromatic garlic and thyme in a combination of butter and olive oil. By leaving the skin on the potato slices and the process of roasting give a rustic-like feel. It […]

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

The beautiful changing colors of the leaves in autumn and dropping temperatures are just part of the routine this time of year. Here is a recipe for a creamy butternut squash soup to warm up those hungry stomachs from the bristling winds and cold weather. The butternut squash is naturally sweet and savory to satisfy […]

Roasted Red and Golden Beets

I love to eat roasted root vegetables. One of my favorites that I often use in salads are beetroots. The beetroots can add an extra sweetness to your meal. Beets are great because the entire plant can be used for more than one meal. The leaves have a similar taste to spinach and can be […]

Icky Sticky Toffee Goodness (Sticky Toffee Pudding)

When I’m missing being in the United Kingdom, I make this sticky, sweet and rich dessert to remind me of the great memories I had in England and Scotland. My friends and I had this dessert four times during a month-long trip. For now this will be the closest thing to feel like being back […]

Grilled Peach Crumble for Two

It would not be me if I did not leave a dessert recipe for peaches. This recipe is for one of those intimate nights. Whether it is a night with your loved one, a close friend or family, this one does not disappoint. What you need: The Filling: 2 ripened peaches, peeled and cut into […]