Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Happy first week of Summer everyone! I really cannot believe it is summer already. I cant wait to share so many delicious treats with you this summer. Which brings me to today’s recipe… Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! I don’t know about you but my bananas always end up going bad before anyone gets around to eating them all.. honestly, my son is the only person in my house who eats bananas anymore. If you can relate or have some very ripe bananas in your kitchen then now is the perfect time to make my Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! Let’s Get Started IRead More →

Spaetzle Spaetzle… I had no idea what Spaetzle was until about four years ago, once again one of my husband’s family recipes.  Wondering what Spaetzle is… I actually did a little research out of curiosity. Spaetzle originates from Germany more specifically, South Germany and is considered a small dumpling. The word Spaetzle translates to “little sparrow”. Interesting right?  There is actually a lot of cool information on the background of Spaetzle.. different ways to make it, different names, etc. It varies depending on which area of Germany you get your recipe from. Spaetzle was popular in the poor areas of South Germany because the ingredientsRead More →

Cheesecake Pops This post may contain affiliate links. I’m sure everyone has heard of cake pops right?! Well, cheesecake pops are WAY better. I actually attempted to make cake pops before the cheesecake pops, but I was not a fan of them & they are more difficult/messy compared to cheesecake pops. So if you have a party coming up then you need to make these!! Here’s what you need: Cheesecake: I went with already made miniature cheesecakes & they are perfect for the pops! I found this cheesecake at Sams Club, in my opinion, these exact miniature cheesecakes are the key to this recipe. They’re aRead More →

This Post Contains Affiliate Links Schaum Torte Today I am sharing an absolutely delicious dessert, SCHAUM TORTE! A perfect dessert for any occasion. Over Christmas, I was introduced to Schaum Torte by my mother-in-law. I also learned that it is a very loved dessert on my husband’s side of the family. But as for me, I had never heard of Schaum Torte until Christmas. When I first saw the Schum Tortes I had no idea what to expect. They looked and felt hard on the outside, but were also very fragile.  However, they were delicious and I love them! It’s hard to describe what SchaumRead More →

Apple Pie Cinnamon Roll  Today I am bringing you another delicious & simple breakfast treat! I love cinnamon rolls & apple pie so I thought why not mix the two, nothing bad can come from that! Another quick & easy clean-up recipe that I love! Again, this post won’t be long since this is super easy to make! You Will Need: Cinnamon Rolls – I used 5 Deluxe Cinnamon Rolls. 2 Apples 2 Tbsp Butter 1/4 Cup Sugar 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg Lemon Juice (optional) Directions Preheat Oven: 400° First, you want to peel, core, and dice your apples. PutRead More →

Chili is one of my all-time favorite meals, not just because it’s delicious, but it’s a meal you put in the crockpot in the morning and then you are done with dinner- it cooks itself all day with minimal attention & gives you tons of leftovers for the next day! I’ve found that chili can be made so many different ways, and I am constantly trying new things. I usually just use whatever I have on hand & it always turns out great. Chicken Chili: First, you want to put all your canned items into your crockpot: Tomato sauce, diced tomatoes & corn. You canRead More →

  NHL playoffs are in full-swing so that means appetizers & treats! Over the weekend I was trying to think of something super simple to make right before the hockey game started. I wanted something sweet and delicious! So I put together this FOUR ingredient sweet snack- Cinnamon & Sugar Chocolate Croissants!! Since this recipe is so simple this will not be a long how-to post! It is, however, a great treat for kids to make and parents to enjoy! First, preheat your oven to 375° – I used Pillsbury crescents and followed the baking instructions on the back. Next, place all your crescent rolls, individually, onRead More →

Sunday mornings have always been my big breakfast day. I have a couple go-to recipes, but I was looking for something new and easy to make. That’s when I tried making baked apple pancakes!  It was delicious! My husband has asked me to make them multiple times now, even for dessert! They aren’t your typical pancake, they are thin, but poofy at the same time. And the sweetness of the apple ties it together making it super delicious.  The one thing I love about making this recipe in the mornings is that I am always able to make my pancake mix, put all my ingredientsRead More →

This Post Contains Affiliate Links  One Sunday afternoon I was craving Madeleines, but like most of us, (I assume) don’t own a madeleine pan. My husband and I went out to purchase one but came out empty handed. Who knew it could be so hard to find a Madeleine pan?! Instead, we bought a mini muffin pan and my Madeleine Muffins turned out lovely! So, if you’re like me and don’t own a Madeleine pan, but you are craving Madeleines, then you will love this recipe! Plus it’s super simple. You can have these for breastfast, snacks, or a dessert! Looking for the recipe quickly scrollRead More →

This Post Contains Affiliate Links  Today I am going to share with you, my all-time favorite pineapple guacamole recipe. That’s right my guacamole recipe includes delicious & sweet pineapple, perfect for any get-together. Summer is almost here which means parties, and cookouts are just around the corner. I don’t know about you, but I love guacamole. I promise you will want to try this! Looking for the Ingredients & Directions quickly? Scroll to the end of the page! Let’s get started: First you need to cut all your avocados in half and remove the pit (seed), then you want to take a spoon and scrapeRead More →