By this time next week, it will be Christmas! And if ever there was a year to celebrate Christ-mas, this is the year!
I am sliding in here at the last minute, with a slam-dunk, make ahead Christmas morning breakfast.
Maybe you enjoy going all out and making a big Christmas breakfast? The last few years I have enjoyed making things that can be prepped the night before and baked the morning of, so I can sit back with my cuppa eggnog and enjoy the morning.
The best, juicy and tender boneless turkey breast made in less than an hour in your Instant Pot! Need to supplement your white mean this Thanksgiving, or just having a small gathering, this turkey breast recipe is perfect!
These tender Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs are exquisite, elegant and amazingly simple; for everyday or a special occasion. Slow braised beef short ribs in a rich, herb and vegetable infused red wine beef gravy (sauce). It's the perfect fall or winter entertaining meal; hearty, rich, and packed with complex and amazing flavor!
Easy chicken and wild rice casserole is a healthier creamy hot dish full of veggies, long grain and wild rice, slivered almonds and is a fabulous way to use up leftover chicken or turkey! Plus simple instructions on how to convert to gluten free and vegetarian.
This is the best potato au gratin! A classic holiday dish; thinly sliced potatoes layered with a dreamy herb and garlic infused Béchamel sauce and rich and nutty Gruyère cheese; baked to golden, creamy, bubbly perfection! The perfect side for your holiday meal!
An amazing make ahead side-dish for the upcoming holidays! Light, creamy, complex, with undertones of orange and cinnamon, touched with a hint of whiskey, not to mention the indulgent sweet pecan praline topping.
These Instant Pot Rustic Mashed Potatoes quick, and they are loaded with incredible flavors; like garlic, Boursin cheese, spices, cream and broth for restaurant style mashed potatoes! Stovetop and slow cooker instructions included.
Soft and chewy, these Sweet Molasses Brown Bread Rolls are simple and scrumptious. A touch of molasses and honey, healthy whole wheat flour give these rolls amazing texture and great flavor, similar to Outback or Cheesecake Factory Brown Bread.
A copycat recipe for Nothing Bundt Cakes for moist and amazing Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bundt cake! The best and easiest part, this Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake recipe uses cake mix and pudding! The ideal recipe for Mother's day, baby and bridal showers or just because! Make bundtlets, mini bundts or cupcakes too!
Candied pecans are amazing and these no refined sugar Maple Bourbon Pecans are even better! Sweet maple syrup, smoky bourbon, rich cinnamon, a little spicy heat makes these pecans outrageously addictive! A delicious sweet-salty mix.
These Pan Banging Sugar Cookies have amazing chewy, almost caramel like centers, while the edges are delightfully crisp. Drizzle of browned butter glaze and some sprinkles to bring it from great to fabulous, an everyday cookie to "let's celebrate"!!! I guarantee you anyone can make these cookies!
A dessert plate sized cookie, filled with chewiness, wrinkly edges, decadent chocolate chunks with a hint of fleur de sel. What is now known as "pan-banging" cookies the time and effort are worth every minute.
Learn how to make this easy chocolate pumpkin skillet crisp! Rich chocolate, blended with healthy pumpkin into a warm, soft, cobbler-like cake with a crunchy graham cracker crisp topping. Heavenly!Easily adapted to be gluten free.
Creamy, rich chocolate chip cookie dough frosting sandwiched between the chewy goodness of a brownie cookie. Or try just the frosting and make Cookie Dough Frosting Shots, easily adapted to be gluten free.
Half Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies or Mini Skillet Cookies are THE BEST and easiest dessert EVER! Crisp edges, molten chocolatey, caramel-like centers, served piping hot with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream, slowly melting on top.
Make a special no-fuss dessert this holiday season with this make ahead, White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake. It is so creamy and festive, loaded with white chocolate and the flavor of the season, peppermint all nestled into an chocolate cookie crust.
Five ingredients -- that's it, just five simple and basic ingredients to this AMAZING, creamy, no-cook, old-fashioned homemade chocolate ice cream! Keep it basic or get creative with your mix-ins, regardless this is an amazing ice cream.
Creamy, custard-like homemade vanilla bean ice cream, you know, the kind with those beautiful little flecks of vanilla beans! Just a few ingredients and before you know it, you'll have this old fashioned, no-cook vanilla ice cream recipe in your ice cream maker!
Yes, Christmas looks a lot different this year, but I bet some shepherds minding their own business a few thousand years ago, didn’t expect what they got either! Let’s go into this Christmas with open hearts, kindness on our lips and a huge dose of love in our hearts. Christmas is about LOVE!
This Christmas musical narrative of It is Well with My Soul with Hugh Bonneville is amazing, if you have never heard the story behind the hymn, take the time to watch this beautiful narrative.
This is one of my very favorite hymns and is so much more meaningful when you know the story behind the hymn!
If you are looking for a church to “attend” for Christmas, this is one of my favorite pastors, they stream their service weekly.
Merry Christmas my friends, thank you for being on this journey with me!