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Healthy Coconut Milk Fudge Bars

Healthy Coconut Milk Fudge Bars

Coconut Milk Fudge Bars are my newest obsession! This fudge bar recipe creation came about last summer when I was trying to beat the heat here in Texas which can top 105 degrees in the summers. When it is this hot outside, healthy, tasty and 

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup is the epitome of soul warming food. Although it is made up of all vegetables, (excluding the chicken stock) all of the flavors from the warm spices and coconut milk make it taste so amazing and not boring at all. This 

Sweet Cherry Simple Syrup

Sweet Cherry Simple Syrup

Cherry Simple syrup is delicious simple syrup that goes so well in so many drinks. For this recipe, we used sweet cherries since they were available but sour cherries would be great too. Flavored simple syrups are one of the easiest things to make and 

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian baked zucchini is a quick meal that anyone can make and everyone will love. What is not to love about zucchini, marinara and cheese! Italian Baked Zucchini is a delicious way to make zucchini and definitely a zucchini recipe to keep in your repertoire. 

Horchata Panna Cotta

Horchata Panna Cotta

Horchata panna cotta is a Mexican (the horchata)/Italian (panna cotta) fusion dessert that when blended together, make for one amazing experience. If you are not familiar with horchata, it is a milk made from soaking rice (the Mexican version) or nuts (which is done in 


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Savory Zucchini and Chorizo Galette

Savory Zucchini and Chorizo Galette

Zucchini and chorizo galette is a delicious and easy savory galette recipe that you will want to make all the time. This is a really easy galette recipe that will help you have dinner on the table in no time and everyone will be impressed! 

Rustic Strawberry Galette with Whipped Cream

Rustic Strawberry Galette with Whipped Cream

If you are looking for a delicious way to use strawberries then this rustic strawberry galette with whipped cream is the answer. This is a really easy fruit galette that uses just strawberries, pie crust, a little sugar , homemade whipped cream and nothing else. This 

Easy Summer Peach Galette

Easy Summer Peach Galette

If you are looking for delicious ways to use those in season peaches then this easy summer peach galette is for you. This is a no fuss galette that uses just peaches, pie crust and a little sugar and nothing else. This peach galette recipe 

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato rubbed crostini (Spanish tomato bread) is a really easy and very flavorful way to make a crostini. Crostini is a charred bread usually brushed with olive oil before charring or grilling and then topped with salt and sometimes topped with other flavors 

Healthy Coconut Milk Fudge Bars

Healthy Coconut Milk Fudge Bars

Coconut Milk Fudge Bars are my newest obsession! This fudge bar recipe creation came about last summer when I was trying to beat the heat here in Texas which can top 105 degrees in the summers. When it is this hot outside, healthy, tasty and 

Three Aperol Cocktails- That are not Aperol Spritz

Three Aperol Cocktails- That are not Aperol Spritz

You may be looking for new ways to use Aperol that does not involve making an Aperol Spritz. Aperol is a wonderfully delicious liquor that has many uses in cocktails or enjoyed on its own. We enjoy Aperol because it is a really easy liquor 

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

Italian apple cake recipe is a very easy a delicious Fall dessert recipe that anyone can make. This apple cake is a rustic cake and not fussy at all. A perfect cake to make for beginners or advanced bakers. Apple cakes that we are familiar 

Our Favorite Strawberry Recipes

Our Favorite Strawberry Recipes

When strawberry season is upon us, we cannot wait to make everything strawberry! These easy strawberry recipes are our absolute favorites and we think they will be yours too. Many of these are Italian strawberry recipes because Italians know how to make food simple and 

Italian Strawberry Basil Shrub (Mocktail)

Italian Strawberry Basil Shrub (Mocktail)

Italian Strawberry basil shrubs are what I will be sipping on all summer because it is delicious, refreshing and perfect for warmer weather. If you are not familiar with shrubs, they are drinks made with a flavored vinegar and other mixers. They are also non-alcoholic 

Goat Cheese Caper and Red Pepper Crostini

Goat Cheese Caper and Red Pepper Crostini

Goat cheese caper and red pepper crostini is the dish you need to make and when you do you will thank me! This crostini is like a goat cheese bruschetta that is loaded with so much flavor and it couldn’t be easier to make. Crostini