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Gingersnap cookies - 30 minutes
Cookies, Recipes

Gingersnap Cookies – 30 Minutes

Gingersnap cookies have been a Christmas staple for centuries. The moment you smell the molasses and ginger coming from the oven, you know the holidays are near. Gingersnap cookies have a crunch and bold spices. But I have to admit, because gingersnap cookies are crunchy and spicy, I am not a huge fan. So, I […]

Christmas Peppermint Mudslide
Cocktails, Recipes

Christmas Peppermint Mudslide

Cookies and cocktails is the theme around Christmastime. It’s like calories don’t exist until we all start our New Years resolutions and “New Year, New Me” fitness journeys. It’s the same tune we play every year. I know I don’t take that indulgent time for granted and neither should you. The holidays should be a […]

Santas chocolate chip cookies
Cookies, Recipes

Santa’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christmas Eve is only three days away! It’s almost that time where all the kids around the world leave cookies and milk out for Santa Claus to enjoy while delivering presents. But with so many different cookie recipes to choose from, how do you pick which one to leave for Santa? My recipe for Santa’s […]

Winter Sangria
Cocktails, Recipes

Winter Holiday Sangria

The word sangria means summer. Memories of evenings with your friends drinking an entire pitcher (in one sitting). But sangria doesn’t have to only be enjoyed during summer months. This winter holiday sangria made with cranberries, apples, fresh rosemary and anise pods puts a holiday twist on a summer classic. This is another delicious drink […]

The Grinch cocktail
Cocktails, Recipes

The Grinch Cocktail

I love a good Christmas cocktail and the theme of this drink is ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’. The Grinch is a classic holiday movie. If you have never seen it, I believe you’ve been living under a rock for the past 20 years. To break it down, the Grinch is a grouch who has […]

Italian Lemon Drop cookies
Cookies, Recipes

Italian Lemon Drop Cookies

Do you remember these cookies from your childhood? I remember the bakery up the street from my house sold these Italian lemon drop cookies. They would fly off the shelf around Christmas time! The light, citrus flavor of these cookies adds variety to your holiday cookie tray and their biscuit like texture is a delight […]

Hot Cocoa bombs
Dessert

Hot Chocolate Bombs

During quarantine, we’ve all seen our fair share of viral food trends from Tik Tok. Everything from making bread, to dalgona whipped coffee and now these fun hot chocolate bombs. I saw the bombs being sold in the store and in my opinion, the prices for these things were outrageous. I knew I could make […]

Gingerbread White Russian
Cocktails

Gingerbread White Russian Cocktail

I love the time of year between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I feel like all we do is eat cookies and drink cocktails. One of my new favorite’s this holiday season is this gingerbread White Russian. This cocktail is a fun and festive twist on the classic White Russian, but kicked up a notch, using gingerbread […]

Ropa Vieja Crockpot
Dinner, Meal Prep, Recipes

Crockpot Ropa Vieja

I love crockpot meals because dump and go recipes allow me the flexibility to get other things done while it cooks. Every Sunday, I make a crockpot meal using my Hamilton Beach slow cooker. Knowing that I already have one meal prepped for the week, really keeps my stress at bay. Ropa vieja is my […]

mocha brownie trifle
Dessert, Recipes

Mocha Brownie Trifles

Chocolate lovers, beware! I think I may have found your new favorite dessert with Mocha brownie trifles. Made with soft brownies, layered between mocha chocolate cream and topped with whipped cream, these delectable treats are simple to make and delicious to enjoy. There is a secret ingredient in these mocha brownies trifles. The secret ingredient […]