Almond Peach Pancakes with Maple Bourbon Browned Butter

Ripe summer peaches cooked in tender pancakes and then served with maple bourbon browned butter! These are some awesome pancakes!!! Light….fluffy….pretty….loaded….yummy…epic! Deep into summer, fruits are just too beautiful to ignore! I tend to bring home more than we can possibly consume (or much much more….). What can I say, we are a fruit loving […]

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Zucchini-Carrot-Oat Snack Cake

Loaded with rolled oats, zucchini and carrots this cake is perfect for breakfast or lunch box. Schools reopening in a week and my home is gonna get a whole lot quieter! I’ll sure miss all the neighborhood kiddos hanging out on our couch:(  Lunch packing… here we come!!   What makes a good lunch box […]

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Roasted Broccoli and Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

Finger licking gooood! Roasted broccoli, garlic and sesame seeds blended with sun dried tomatoes and garbanzo beans  makes the most delicious hummus you’ve ever tasted! All hummus fans, look what I made today….. You will never go back to the same old hummus again!  And it has a green vegetable people. Broccoli,garlic, sesame seeds and […]

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Brownie Cookie Cups with Dulce De Leche and Salted Chocolate Ganache

The ULTIMATE INDULGENCE! Brownie baked inside a cookie cup and then topped with dulce de leche and salted chocolate ganache.Serve with vanilla ice cream. Where do I begin? Imagine a chocolate chip cookie, but a brownie instead of the chocolate chips and then spread some dulce de leche and THEN top with salted dark chocolate ganache. […]

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Spicy Broiled Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Sauce and Carrot-Onion Salad

An easy one pan broiled chicken with flavorful spices, cool and refreshing cilantro sauce and quick carrot-onion salad. All served in a charred corn tortilla! 3,920,000 Google search result for chicken taco recipe. Why in the world would I want to add to that number? Does it really make any difference? I decided to go for […]

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Pineapple Chili Margaritas

Happy National Tequila Day! Fresh pineapple, spicy Thai chili pepper simple syrup, Tequila and Triple sec makes one fitting drink! I have been harvesting tons of Thai chili peppers from a small potted plant. It’s amazing how much a tiny plant can yield! These peppers add a touch of heat to the drink, without overpowering! Love […]

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Pumpkin Spice Croissants

The perfect fall coffee house treat! Pumpkin-almond filled croissants with warm spices makes an indulgent pairing with your coffee or just enjoyed plain! Is it Fall already? Are halloween decorations out yet? Have the trees started taking on the majestic shades of orange and red? No….no….no! On one of our recent trips to Starbucks, Sylvester […]

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Fig Walnut Hand Tarts

Tender buttery crust, crumbly walnut streusel and roasted fresh figs makes the most delicious portable hand tart! Not a galette! Not a pie! Not a tart! Not a pop tart! Is hand tart even a thing? If not, we just made one!!  The base dough is very similar to a galette or a pie crust( […]

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Baked Peaches with Oat-Pecan Streusel

Soft baked peaches topped with crispy streusel, served with creamy greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream. Makes for an easy breakfast, snack or dessert! While the kids are wandering around with phones to catch Pokemon and battle gyms, they return home (along with an army of friends) HUNGRY!! Summer vacation is all about 8 snacks […]

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