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  • Pear cake

    This is a super light and flavorful cake with the freshness of pear in it, which is a favorite fruit in my house. The combination of spices and pear combined to make this cake a sure hit, and a perfect fall or winter treat. My stores where full of pears, so I knew I had to […]

    Pear Cake

  • Granola in storage jar

    Granola Granola is my favorite breakfast of all time! It is easy, quick and filling. Unfortunately, store bought granola is typically full of refined sugars and nuts. With a son who has a nut allergy, I was forced to figure out my own recipe. My naturally sweetened granola is super yummy, crunchy and bakes up quickly. […]


  • Banana bread

    This banana bread is the best, and it makes 2 loafs what is a big plus in a house of 5. It is super moist and has so much flavor. Adding in hemp and flax seeds at the end gives it some extra nutrition for growing kids. Ingredients  Avocado oil: In my bakings I prefer to […]

    Banana bread

  • Creamy cauliflower soup

    This creamy cauliflower soup not only gets its creaminess from the main ingredient of cauliflower but also from the addition of potatoes. They give it the extra body to the soup. The heavy whipping cream in the end is the perfect finishing touch. Cauliflower is not only a good source of vitamin C and K, […]

    Creamy Cauliflower Soup

  • French toast

    This delicious and decadent Challah french toast is perfect for any Sunday morning. Flavored with vanilla, cinnamon and just a hint of nutmeg. It is easy to make and soon will be a favorite in your house! Challah bread: Challah is a braided loaf of bread. The simple dough is made with eggs, water, flour, […]

    Challah French Toast

  • Custard

    This creamy custard recipe is delicious! The fresh pod of vanilla that is cooked in the milk makes it super nice. The recipe requires a lot of fast whisking, but the end result is drooling good. In this creamy custard recipe I use tapioca flour, instead of cornstarch. If you don’t have tapioca, or prefer […]

    Creamy Custard

  • Meringue

    Meringue is a light, airy cookie with a crisp exterior. They are one of my favorite cookies, but can be tricky to bake. The oven temperature needs to be just right or the cookies will turn a little brown. Fortunately, they will still be delicious if this happens. Meringue has 2 main ingredients: egg whites […]


  • Trifle

    Trifle is a traditional English dessert made by combining two of my favorites: cake and egg custard. It is a decadent looking dessert and always a success when served post dinner. Essentially an English trifle needs sponge lady fingers, or pound cake, that have been soaked in sherry. To make it family friendly simply skip […]


  • Pound cake

    This rich, buttery pound cake melts in your mouth while maintaining a light, fluffy texture. The hint of freshness from the lemon zest balances out the sweet from the sugar and vanilla. Pound cake is good on its own and delicious with some fresh fruit or whipped cream on top. If you double this recipe […]

    Pound Cake

  • Blueberry lemon scones

    At my local coffee shop they have these delicious blueberry lemon scones. What I love about them is that they are blue on the inside. However, I often wish that blueberry taste was more powerful. I had to try and make my own version of them to kick that flavor up a notch! These scones […]

    Blueberry Lemon Scones

  • Cooled and cut quiche

    Quiches are one of my favorite dishes to bring to a potluck or share with a friend for dinner and this Potato bacon quiche is one of them. They are easy to make, and I typically have all the ingredients I need at home. To make it a complete meal just add a salad or […]

    Potato Bacon Quiche

  • Savory pastry dough ready to chil

    This basic savory pie dough is easy to make and has a hint of black pepper combined with a buttery dough. It is a perfect base for all your savory pies or quiches. You will find it makes the perfect base for the quiche recipe on my website.  The ingredients are simple and typically I […]

    Savory Pie Dough

  • Tomato soup with garnish and heavy cream

    Our family loves a good soup. My kids’ favorite is my creamy broccoli soup but my favorite is this tomato soup. The combination of butter, tomatoes and cream makes this a rich, delicious and filling soup that is good for dinner or lunch. In addition to shallot, garlic and tomatoes, the soup is seasoned with salt/pepper, […]

    Tomato soup

  • Focaccia bread

    This super easy focaccia bread is delicious. Focaccia bread is the easiest bread you can make. The dough is similar to pizza dough but with lots of olive oil. The other ingredients are bread flour, yeast, honey and sea salt. The topping can be anything you enjoy.  Most bread recipes require sugar to activate the […]

    Focaccia Bread

  • Creamy broccoli soup

    This easy broccoli soup is one of my family’s favorite! Super easy and quick to make. The combination of broccoli with the potatoes makes it extra creamy and delicious. Sautéed shallot gives it an extra flavor. In my kitchen I use a lot of sambal oelek Essentially Sambal Oelek is an Indonesian raw ground chili […]

    Creamy Broccoli Soup

  • Bread done baking and cooling on cooling rack

    When the pandemic started I ran into the problem that active dry yeast could no longer be found in any stores. So, I got on the sourdough train along with everyone else. At first I tried to make my own starter, but that wasn’t a big success. Luckily, a good friend got a starter from […]

    Overnight Sourdough Bread

  • Baking bread is my favorite thing to do. You can never have too much bread or too many varieties. I normally don’t bake soda bread because they tend to be dense. I wanted to give it a go and try to make it a little less dense. The flavors of cheese, bacon and fresh herbs […]

    Bacon and Cheese Soda Bread

  • This upside down pear pie with the caramel on top is the best! The original recipe is inspired from a blue band basic Dutch cookbook that was gifted to me by my father in law. I received this gift over 15 years ago when I moved in with my boyfriend, who is now my husband. […]

    Upside down pear pie

  • When we were living in California we did a lot of camping trips. Most were during the winter season for more moderate temperatures. Beach based campgrounds have always been a favorite go-to for our family. California beaches are the best during the winter season because it is cool in the morning and warms up in […]


  • Homemade white chocolate cherry scones.

    White Chocolate Cherry Scones