Oatmeal Energy Bites

If you have a major sweet tooth like I do, eat one or two of these and you will be satisfied! All healthy ingredients (however they are not low calorie or low carb) but they have to be better for you than eating a bowl of ice cream or a candy bar. These are a…

Easy Homemade Pizza

If you are looking for a quick and easy homemade pizza recipe, this is it! The best part is there is no yeast.  You’ll see I started out with a cookie sheet, then I decided to move it to a circular pan which worked out much better. Apologies for the cell phone picture of the…

Easy Salisbury Steak

With the coronavirus pandemic, eating out has become a thing of the past for my house. I do miss it, but with recipes like this one, I miss it a just a little less! This recipe is also very quick to throw together. For the patties: 1 lb ground beef 1/3 cup bread crumbs 2 tsp ketchup 1 tsp mustard…

Traditional Carrot Cake

I was searching for a simple and traditional carrot cake recipe; something without pineapple and raisins! I found one, and it turned out amazing. I made this as a birthday cake for my brother (happy 15th birthday Gabe!!!) and it was a huge hit with the fam. P.S., don’t judge my piping! It is a…

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Even though it is only 41 degrees here today AND it snowed this morning, I thought lemon poppy seed bread would be a great start to spring! This recipe is amazing, but next time I might add some sour cream or plain greek yogurt for extra moisture. What you’ll need: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened…

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Awhile back I was at a brick oven pizzeria and tried their stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and I was HOOKED. I knew I could make something similar — and here we are! I promise you won’t be disappointed! What you’ll need: Package of portobello mushroom caps Around five pieces of cooked bacon (or more!)…

Easy one pot chicken alfredo! 😍

Hey all! A few months ago I posted an amazing potato soup recipe that has been a huge hit with my work friends, so I thought I would share another one of my favorites. I compare this one to Olive Garden’s chicken alfredo recipe — and I guarantee you will not go back to store…

Easy and Delicious Creamy Potato Soup

Tonight I made an amazing batch of creamy potato soup that I knew I had to share asap! It took me about five minutes to throw everything together, and it doesn’t even call for flour or canned cream of chicken. It feels much lighter than your typical potato soup recipe, but not lacking in flavor…

Copycat Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte

I don’t know about you, but on a chilly Sunday morning, I don’t feel like getting out to make a Starbucks run. I also don’t feel like over paying for a drink I could easily make at home. This recipe takes all of five minutes! Ingredients 6 ounces boiling water  2 teaspoons instant espresso powder (Medaglia D’Oro…

Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

It is tradition for my son and I to go on an every other weekend donut run, and we do have a couple of amazing mom and pop donut shops around the corner; however, if we don’t get up early enough they are all sold out. So this past weekend, we didn’t wake up until…