Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Simple Pasta with Peas, Ham and Cream

This all in one meal is a delicious combination of ham, pasta, peas and just enough creamy Parmesan cheese sauce.  It is a great way to use leftover ham and is sure to have everyone asking for seconds! 

Close up plate of curly pasta with cubes of ham, peas and paremsan cheese


      This pasta dish is perfectly simple.  It is a great way to use up some leftover ham and turn it into a comforting and delicious meal!  There is just enough cream and Parmesan cheese to bring it all together and the peas add a nice bright pop of color and sweet flavor. It is so simple to make and is one the family will love!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Rich and moist chocolate mayonnaise cake with simple chocolate frosting in a smaller size. It's a perfect dessert for a small party or just because!

This post is sponsored by Door County Coffee and Taste of Home. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

slice of chocolate cake with remaining cake and coffee cup in the background


        It will be love at first bite with this chocolate mayonnaise cake. The batter is easy to whip up and the results are moist and delicious. Add a smattering of chocolate frosting to seal the deal. It's the perfect treat to enjoy with a cup of coffee and a friend or two!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Brunch Shortcakes with Simple Yogurt Drop Biscuits

Shortcakes made with easy to make yogurt drop biscuits and filled with fruit and vanilla yogurt are perfect for brunch or a lighter dessert treat.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I was given products for recipe development and a prize pack for readers to win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.


two plates, one with a peach brunch shortcake and one with sliced strawberries and yogurt in a biscuit



     Whipping up a batch of yogurt drop biscuits is quick and easy. They make the perfect base for so many things. In this case they become a tasty shortcake with vanilla yogurt and fruit. They would make for a fun breakfast or healthier spring treat!

Friday, April 12, 2019

Honey Lemonade

Refreshing and naturally sweetened lemonade is just a few minutes away.  This simple drink recipe is a perfect summertime cooler.

This recipe is sponsored in conjunction with #EasterBrunchWeek #ad. Sponsors sent products for me to use in recipe development and prizes for readers to win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

glass of honey lemonade on ice with floating lemon slice


      Nothing cools you down on a warm day like a cold glass of lemonade.  You can make your own naturally sweetened lemonade in just a matter of minutes with only three ingredients and one of those is water! Honey and lemons are a natural match, so why not turn those lemons into lemonade?!

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Hand Pie

Hand pies stuffed with ham, eggs and cheese are a fun and easy breakfast or brunch main course.  They come together quickly and the filling can be easily changed to match your tastes.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad.  I was giving products for recipe development and the sponsors have prizes you can win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

golden brown ham egg and cheese hand pie on plate


     Savory hand pies stuffed with eggs, cheese and ham are a perfect breakfast dish.  Using refrigerated puff pastry, they come together really quickly and they make a statement.  They are deliciously flaky and perfect for brunch!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Croque Madame Breakfast Lasagna

Croque madame inspired lasagna is perfect for breakfast, brunch or dinner. Bonus: it's also a great way to use leftover ham and hard boiled eggs from Easter!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I received products for recipe development and there are prizes you can win. As always all opinions are honest and my own.


close up slice of croque madame lasagna with layers of cheese, white sauce, eggs and ham



       Layers of creamy Dijon spiked beschamel with pasta, ham, eggs and cheese. It is a luxurious and fun twist on the classic French sandwich. It is hearty, delicious and can be assembled ahead of time too!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

White Cheddar Popovers

Fluffy, cheesy, eggy airy popovers are a thing of beauty. Top with some herb butter or fruit preserves for an extra special treat.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I was given product for recipe development and you can enter to win prizes from our sponsors. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

close up picture of a mushroomy popover in the pan
 

     If you have never made popovers, you will be surprised how easy they are to make! Just whisk together a few simple ingredients and let the magic happen in the oven.  The addition of white cheddar adds a flavorful twist to the classic.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Raspberry Cream Cheese Stuffed Pull Apart Rolls

Soft rolls stuffed with raspberries and cream cheese and topped with golden streusel are the stuff breakfast and brunch dreams are made of. You are just a few simple steps away from deliciousness!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #EasterBrunchWeek #ad. I received products for recipe development and the sponsors supplied fun prizes you can win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

inside of a roll stuffed with cream cheese and raspberry with pan of struesel topped rolls


       Reach in and grab one of these scrumptious raspberry and cream cheese rolls. They are hard to resist! They are just sweet enough without being too much and will make a perfect addition to your brunch menu.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Copycat Shells and Cheese in the Instant Pot

If you like your macaroni and cheese super cheesy and over the top creamy, this is the recipe for you. It's inspired by the boxed shells and cheese and is made easily in the instant pot.

close up bowl of creamy shells and cheese in front of instant pot


     Very few dinners aren't made better with a generous helping of creamy macaroni and cheese. It is the ultimate comfort food for kids and adults alike. These cheesy shells practically make themselves with the help of the instant pot.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

How to Make a Carrot Pull-apart Cupcake Cake

Make a fun and easy carrot shaped pull-apart cupcake cake at home. It's perfect for Easter, Peter Cottontail themed baby showers, garden parties and more!

cupcake cake shaped like a carrot


      Promise me you'll make this carrot shaped cupcake cake soon. It is so fun to make and easy do. You'll be so proud to serve it. Plus everyone will have fun picking out their cupcake, no serving utensils needed!
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