New York Pumpkin Cheesecake

It’s finally here, the one day out of the year where we get to eat everything on the table without guilt. I love Thanksgiving! And I love Thanksgiving dessert most of all! Blame it on my sweet tooth. Hey, this day only comes once a year so I’m going to live a little and indulge my sweet tooth with this

Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars

Thank goodness I came back before pumpkin spice said good-bye! I’ve been dreaming about these Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars since September. Yes, dreaming, night and day. It’s like they’ve been haunting me. In a good way. Haunting my thoughts and making my mouth water. Some might say I’m obsessed, but I like to think of it as passionate thoughts. I’m a foodie, I have

Eggnog Chia Protein Pudding

This egg-free and dairy-free Eggnog Chia Protein Pudding is a healthy way to start your New Year! Chia seeds are one of the top superfoods, full of fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids, along with other vitamins and minerals. Earlier this week I was in a funk. I was eating healthy and getting enough sleep, yet I felt like I

Cranberry Apple Mulled Wine

Disclaimer – This recipe for Cranberry Apple Mulled Wine was entered in Cape Cod Select Blogger Recipe Challenge.   The week following Christmas and right before New Year’s Eve always feels like a black hole to me. I can never remember what day it is, weekday or weekend, because everyone’s off for the Holidays, and it’s messing with my mind. For

Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies with Fluffy Maple Buttercream Frosting

These copycat Lofthouse sugar cookies with fluffy maple buttercream frosting make the perfect Fall cookie. Light and fluffy maple buttercream frosting sitting high upon a {copycat} Lofthouse sugar cookie. You can even smell the maple enticing you to take just one bite. I know it’s a little late for Maple flavors since we’re in full swing with Christmas and peppermint,

Drunken Cherry Cranberry Sauce

You’re going to love the flavor red wine brings to this Drunken Cherry Cranberry Sauce.  I love cooking and baking with alcohol during the holidays. And no, it’s not because I drink, but because it adds a richer flavor to whatever you add it to. For example, my most recent Pumpkin Pie, where I add bourbon to the pumpkin filling

Turkey Sandwich with Cranberry Sandwich Sauce

Initially, this was going to just be a recipe post for this amazing Cranberry Sandwich Sauce. But then, I thought y’all might want to know how I throw together a delicious turkey sandwich. So here it is, my recipe for my Turkey Sandwich with Cranberry Sandwich Sauce. This sandwich tastes best with a thick slice of turkey breast and not

Pumpkin Pie

A Pumpkin Pie that gets a kick of flavoring from added bourbon and chai spice. The leaf inspired crust and decorations turns this Pumpkin Pie into a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. It seems odd to be celebrating Thanksgiving week right now. Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating Independence Day. Especially since we’re having a warmer than normal Fall. Climate change