Double Chocolate Chip Halva Cookies

Halva has been one of my fun additions in my kitchen and I love seeing how it goes well with so many recipes! If you’ve never heard of it, it almost resembles a block of fudge but is a middle eastern confection made from tahini. It adds a terrific sweet savory note to baked goodsContinue reading “Double Chocolate Chip Halva Cookies”

Vanilla Cardamom Overnight Oats

The new year is a great way to naturally reset habits or goals and even though I don’t officially make resolutions, it’s nice to set some healthy standards for yourself. One of these is to mealprep filling, healthy meals or snacks for the work week which includes these Vanilla Cardamom Overnight Oats! An easy makeContinue reading “Vanilla Cardamom Overnight Oats”

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Muffins

It’s the new year and having healthy options for breakfast, snacks, or desserts is the key to staying on track. Peanut butter and banana is one of my favorite snacks so why not put that into a muffin? (with chocolate of course). These muffins can be put into a sealable bag and eaten throughout theContinue reading “Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Muffins”

12 Days of Christmas Treats

This is the first year of starting the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! I’m sharing my favorite 12 recipes that are perfect for the holidays! You can either make these and give them as gifts or have them around for Christmas parties for people to enjoy. I’ve done both and have not had any disappointedContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas Treats”

Peppermint Chocolate Silk Pie

One flavor combination I love all year round, but especially during the holidays is peppermint and chocolate. What better way to enjoy minty chocolate goodness than in a silky smooth chocolate pie? This has a crunchy peppermint chocolate crust filled with a creamy, addicting chocolate filling. It’s too good to resist a second slice. TheContinue reading “Peppermint Chocolate Silk Pie”

Holiday Spiced Candied Pecans

I’ve been making these candied pecans for gifts for family for a couple years and they’re always a hit! Matter if fact, I’d probably say my family is addicted to them now because I always get asked if I’m making them again year after year and how they want a double batch this time. CandiedContinue reading “Holiday Spiced Candied Pecans”

Peanut Butter Whiskey Chocolate Fudge

I have to admit I’m only a huge fudge fan when it’s around the holidays because it’s one of my favorite things to gift people and snack on myself. I’m a huge fan of chocolate & peanut butter and I found myself with leftover Peanut Butter Whiskey. Yeah you heard me right… It’s whiskey butContinue reading “Peanut Butter Whiskey Chocolate Fudge”

Dreaming of a White Christmas Tart

This white chocolate mousse tart is absolutely perfect for the holidays and its one of my proudest desserts I’ve made simply because it’s filled with delicious flavor and is gorgeous. I know we’re all busy around the holidays, so a few store bought ingredients are in this recipe to make things easier. This is alsoContinue reading “Dreaming of a White Christmas Tart”

Cesky Krumlov

1 Day in a Czech Fairytale Staying in Prague and want to explore more of the Czech Republic? Cesky Krumlov is a perfect fairytale, small town to travel to from Prague. The first written record of Cesky Krumlov dates back to 1309 and at the time was sitting on the crossroads between the Czech, Austrian,Continue reading “Cesky Krumlov”

Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread is one of my favorite flavors near Christmas, so I decided to make the ultimate Christmas cake – a moist Gingerbread cake filled with cranberry orange compote and Chai French Buttercream. These flavor combinations are the best together and this cake is will disappear when presented in front of friends and family – IContinue reading “Gingerbread Cake”