Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

If you’re a “foodie” like me, practically all food photos will make your mouth water.  This one is no exception.  I feel like I want to make these every day and never get tired of them.  When you make them, make sure you have people to share them with or you will devour them!  They are so moist and melt-in-your-mouth delicious!   Continue reading →

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

I found this Valentine’s Day idea in a Good Housekeeping magazine.  I was looking for an easy Valentine’s Day treat for the masses.  This was perfect!  Everyone at work got a piece and it didn’t break the bank.  The honey glaze was a unique idea and such a sweet addition.  If your work has less than 50 people, share this with your neighbors, too.  They will love you for it! Continue reading →

Chocolate and Orange Pretzel Clusters

chocolate-and-orange-pretzel-clustersAre you looking for something sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy?  Well, you’ve found it. These treats deliver!  The gummy orange candies add that special touch.  If that’s not your cup of tea, you can substitute raisins or dried currants.  But I have a sweet tooth, and I love the combination of dark chocolate with oranges.   Continue reading →

White Almond Wedding Cake


White Almond Wedding CakeI love weddings!  It’s a celebration like no other.  Entire families bonding together to make a special day for the bride and groom, friends and family making a special effort to attend the wedding and make connections after years of absence, an opportunity for everyone to use their own special God-given talents and the beautiful environment of the wedding itself–not to mention the delicious food!  Following is the recipe for a regular sized cake you would bake at home–not directions for a full-sized wedding cake, although this recipe doubles nicely. Continue reading →

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This soup is so easy to make and so flavorful!  Especially if you use your own homemade chicken broth.  I love making my own broth because it’s easy, more flavorful and more economic, since you can use half of the chicken in this recipe and save the other half for something else.  But it’s still unbelievably good with purchased broth.  There are so many versions of this recipe online, but this is a combination of them and it turned into the best I have ever had!   Continue reading →