Letter from the editor

Happy new Year!

2020 was a year that we can all say we probably won’t miss! But it was also a year that I found myself being able to do things that I never thought I’d ever manage to accomplish. Having my kids at home for school everyday, waiting in lines to enter stores and strategically buying supplies before they run out, being much more focused on personal hygiene like wearing a mask and washing my hands all took some getting used to.

I always look for the bright side of life, and what I mentioned above didn’t really take much to adapt to, after all these are things that some people accomplish everyday no matter what the situation and that puts things into perspective for me.

Let’s keep baking and cooking for 2021!

Editor’s Favorites

Smoky TTLA Vegan Sandwich

Smoky TTLA Vegan Sandwich

Now you can make your own TTLA Vegan Sandwich at home and see what all the hype is about! Tempeh, tomato, lettuce and avocado on crusty ciabatta bread. This post is sponsored by Lightlife Foods. Have you heard about the vegan version of the famous BLT? It's loaded...

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Pecan Streusel Topping

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Pecan Streusel Topping

Easy Pumpkin Coffee Cake covered with a pecan streusel! I've professed my love for coffee cakes before on my blog but it's been a while since I baked one. This Pumpkin Coffee Cake couldn't have come at a better time. It's like being on a first date all over again. I...

Southern Style Buttermilk Chess Pie

Southern Style Buttermilk Chess Pie

This traditional southern dessert, buttermilk chess pie is rich and creamy with a flaky crust! Serve with freshly whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. All about chess pie! I love holiday time, we see an abundance of pies all over social media! With so many...

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bars

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bars

These Pumpkin Nutella Bars have the same consistency as a moist pumpkin bread, but with ribbons of creamy Nutella chocolate swirled through the batter! These won't hang around long after you make them. It's here, pumpkin world is in full swing! There's no holding...

Pumpkin Spice French Toast

Pumpkin Spice French Toast

I never knew sweet french toast until I moved to the U.S. I grew up making something similar when I lived in Scotland and we just called it "Eggy Bread". My favorite way to eat it was dipped in ketchup and covered in black pepper. I'd get back home at night starving...

Thai Curry Vegetable Bowl

Thai Curry Vegetable Bowl

A delicious and fresh tasting vegetable skillet kit from Taylor Farms with Thai curry sauce and dried coconut shavings!  This easy dinner should be on weekly rotation! This post was sponsored by Taylor Farms. Trust Taylor Farms to take the pain away from trying to...

Instant Pot Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar Glaze

Instant Pot Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar Glaze

This super quick and easy recipe made in the Instant Pot combines butternut squash, cranberries, brown sugar and pumpkin seeds! This has to be on your holiday table. If you're like me and you love butternut squash, then this is a great recipe to focus on this holiday...

Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Shallots

Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Shallots

Roasted Asparagus with crispy bacon bits, shallots, and a Dijon mustard vinaigrette! This recipe was a sneaky attempt at trying to get my kids to like asparagus. Sure they eat them, but it's usually because I'm telling them to have at least two! If it was Brussels...

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