Vanilla Cupcakes with Marble Swirl Frosting

In the past, I’ve been called a baking fiend. Sure, I like to bake; yes, I am constantly finding occasions to bake; Maybe, even multiple desserts per occasion, but that doesn’t make me a fiend… Does it? Okay, forget I asked. As an “avid” {that’s a much nicer description of my obsession} baker, I am … Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes with Marble Swirl Frosting


Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Don’t get me wrong, I love pretty much any ethnic or exotic dish out there, but sometimes it takes a little extra nudge for me to try a recipe out of my comfort zone. Around this time last year, Bill and I went on a backpacking trip to Havasupi Falls in AZ. Another couple in … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Apple & Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake is one of my favorite desserts; however, more often than not, when I order my favorite treat I am faced with a dry bland carrot cake. It’s always such a bummer to have your high hopes squashed. Look no further for a perfectly moist carrot cake recipe that combines carrots with sweet granny … Continue reading Apple & Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

Grilled Chicken & Avocado Burrito

Creamy, cheesy, savory and filling are the words I would use to describe my perfect burrito. From the neatly diced avocado to the warm grilled chicken, everything about this recipe is fresh and that's probably the reason I can't seem to get enough of it. The best part is that I pretty much always have … Continue reading Grilled Chicken & Avocado Burrito

Cinco de Mayo Margarita Cupcakes

With just a day before Cinco de Mayo and what better festive dessert is there to serve at your party, than a margarita cupcake??  Normally around this time, I am searching for peanut butter flavored treats, since Bill's birthday is the 4th and he lives and dies for Reese's anything.  As luck would have it, … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Margarita Cupcakes