It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

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Fat Bombs

Fat Bombs

These Fat Bombs have the essential ingredients of coconut oil, cocoa, nut butter, vanilla, and stevia, but we don’t have to stop there! How about we get creative and add some shredded coconut for a chocolate coconut fat bomb? Or, what about some chopped nuts […]

Congealed Salad, Lime Or Cherry Flavored

Congealed Salad, Lime Or Cherry Flavored

The tropical burst of pineapple infuses this creamy, crunchy congealed salad. Besides pineapple, it has chunks of cream cheese, pecans, and crunchy bits of celery. My MawMaw served it every holiday and back then it was “the trendy dish” that everyone was preparing. Now its the one I’m re-introducing to my family.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

These delicious melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies made with brown butter are soft, chewy, and full of vanilla bean flavor. Serve them as they are or all dressed up like these Christmas cookies. 

Fresh Sweet Potato Casserole

Fresh Sweet Potato Casserole

Nothing goes better in sweet potato casserole than the flavors of butter and vanilla. Add a brown sugar nut topping, and this vegetable serves well alongside the main dish or as a dessert.  Traditionally, sweet potatoes are served at Thanksgiving, and in this casserole, they have found […]

Easy Pie Trifle Dessert

Easy Pie Trifle Dessert

This Easy Pie Trifle Dessert is luscious, made with chunks of baked pie layered with a mascarpone cream filling and your favorite syrupy sauce. Garnish with pie crust crumbs, and you’ve got a super-easy dish that’s an ever-present help in time of need!

Pumpkin Muffins With Streusel

Pumpkin Muffins With Streusel

These pumpkin muffins are moist and fluffy on the inside, full of spicy flavor, and topped with a nutty, crunchy streusel. But are they muffins or cupcakes?

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

These super-moist Pumpkin Bars are the bomb!  Presenting to you persimmon bars substituted with pumpkin that are baked with dates and nuts with a little lemon juice and lots of spice. These bars are a perfect treat for the fall days you’ve been longing for. […]

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

If you’re a fan of German chocolate cake, then you’ll want to make these German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies or Brownie Nuggets as they are sometimes called.

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French toast is a classic breakfast dish also known as pain perdu or lost bread. This dish transpired years ago by saving precious daily bread before it spoiled and had to be thrown out.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you have a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe? Well, if you don’t and even if you do, I think you’ll be interested in meeting this one.