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LAYERED carrot cake frosted with white chocolate ganache, with a slice on a plate

Layered Carrot Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

This layered carrot cake recipe takes this dessert to a whole ‘nother level with the addition of a white chocolate ganache. Your sweet tooth is going to be so happy! Check out this delicious peach pie recipe, too! This moist carrot cake recipe gives you (and me!) even more reasons to love carrot cake. It […]


Pumpkin Spice Waffles — Your Favorite Flavor All Year Round

If you love the flavor of pumpkin spice, these pumpkin waffles are for you! With a rich pumpkin flavor they’re perfect for a fall breakfast. But don’t stop there. Pumpkin purée is readily available year round — there’s no need to relegate this tasty breakfast to pumpkin spice season! And if pumpkin spice is your […]

stack of buttermilk waffles with a strawberry on top

Homemade Buttermilk Waffles {Get in my Belly!}

There’s just something about homemade buttermilk waffles that makes a perfect start to the day. This classic buttermilk waffle recipe has a bit of a tangy flavor and is a good base for both sweet and savory toppings. What is buttermilk? Traditionally, the term buttermilk referred to the liquid left over from making butter. Cultured […]

homemade strawberry ice cream in a clear glass bowl

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream — No Churning Required!

Summertime calls for some special recipes. Like this easy homemade strawberry ice cream! If you have never made homemade ice cream, you’re in for a flavor treat. And if your memories of making ice cream include long stretches turning the crank on an old-fashioned ice cream maker, you’re going to be pleasantly surprised at just […]

belgian waffles on a white plate, topped with fresh blueberries and strawberries

The Perfect Belgian Waffle Recipe

It used to be that Belgian waffles were a rarity, available mostly at restaurants. Belgian waffle irons weren’t readily available to consumers. Funny how things change. These days, Belgian waffle makers outnumber their standard waffle counterpart, making it easy for people to make this Belgian waffle recipe at home. What’s the difference between a Belgian […]

waffles on a cooling rack

Crispy Gluten Free Almond Flour Waffles

Oh, be still my gluten free heart! These almond flour waffles are crispy and light, a perfect way for me to indulge in a special weekend breakfast without the gluten. Also? They’re dairy free and suitable for the keto diet as well. That’s winning waffles for a whole lot of people on special diets! With […]

carrot cake waffles on a white plate

Carrot Cake Waffles for a Special Occasion Breakfast

Just like their inspiration, these creative carrot cake waffles are a little bit healthy, a little bit sweet. It may taste like you’re having cake for breakfast, but shredded carrots, raisins, and walnuts add a nutritional boost to this waffle recipe. Making carrot cake waffles You’ll need to do a bit of prep work before […]

coconut flour waffle on a salmon colored plate

Coconut Flour Waffles for Special Diets

Packed with protein, these crispy coconut flour waffles are a great start to the morning and will satisfy even the hungriest of eaters. Try this gluten free recipe for huevos rancheros, too! Now, I’ll be the first one to admit that these coconut flour waffles are a bit different than your standard plate of waffles. […]

Dinner, Travel, World Food

How to Make Italian Pasta from Scratch

Making homemade pasta from scratch results in a far superior meal. Shape this Italian pasta dough recipe as farfalle, tagliatelle, or use the pasta sheets in homemade lasagna.  Check out these 30 things to know when visiting Italy, too! Semolina is the flour of choice for making the best pasta noodles, right? Well, talk to […]

cranberry lemon cake on a white dish

Easy Lemon Cranberry Cake Recipe

Two of my favorite flavors come together in this lemon cranberry loaf cake. Drizzled with a tart glaze, this lemon cake recipe is the perfect addition to a dessert tray. Need another dessert idea? Try this layered carrot cake! While it’s perfect for the holiday season, don’t relegate this lemon cake to just December! It’s […]