Brownies with Whipped Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Fudge Brownies with Coconut Buttercream Frosting |

I seriously love to bake. Seriously though...I love to bake. Especially now because of the holidays!! eek! Are y'all ready? I am so ready...been waiting for this time of the year to hunker down in my kitchen and bake up a storm. If I could bake all day I would - I have done that. It's tiring, but for me, it's rewarding and fun. There is nothing better than pulling warm cookies out of the oven that are perfectly crispy on the edges and out of this world chewy in the middle. You … [Read more...]

Kale Caesar Salad with Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Avocado, and Cornbread Croutons

Kale Ceasar Salad with Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Avocado, and Cornbread Croutons |

Sometimes I get inspired. I lied. I always get inspired. That is truly what I love about blogging - all of these recipes are inspired from something or somewhere. Yes, I make up ideas in my head for recipes but it's only because I've seen, heard of it, or crave it. You can be inspired from cravings right? I mean I crave chocolate chip cookies which is why I was inspired to make Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies. Right? Right!? I like how I am talking about cookies and kale … [Read more...]

Coconut Shrimp Curry with Red Pepper and Spinach

Coconut Shrimp Curry with Red Pepper and Spinach |

Are you surprised? I too. It may seem sort of random that I am sharing a curry recipe on the blog given that I often blog about dessert, Italian food and salad. It's not that I don't like curry, I do! I actually really like it but I didn't grow up eating Indian food (neither did Vin) and we don't currently indulge in Indian food that often. With that said, I LOVE CURRY. Confused? Well I love this curry recipe, at least. Awhile back I asked my friend if she had any … [Read more...]

Brown Sugar Raisin Muffins with Pumpkin Granola Crumble

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How are your mornings? Do you gradually wake up to the chirping birds, slowly walk down your stairs and make a hot cup of coffee, then curl up on your cozy couch and watch the news for an hour, then decide to make yourself a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes? I totally do this every morning...I'm so lucky. I'm totally kidding...totally kidding. Some day my friends...some day. Since I had Miss Raya, I usually get up whenever she does! I also go to bed … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash and Kale Pasta Bake – – Jessica Loizzo

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This post is sponsored by Prego® but opinions are all my own.  The air is cooler, school has started, and the leaves are turning colors. Fall is here! When I think of Fall I think of football, cozy sweaters, beautiful walks and comfort food. Comfort food, being my favorite part of Fall, of course. This recipe for Butternut Squash and Kale Pasta Bake is a simple, flavorful and a healthy meal that your family will love. Roasted butternut squash, fresh kale, sage, and whole wheat penne pasta is … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream |

So Pumpkin Pie... It's such a classic Thanksgiving dessert isn't it? Do you like pumpkin pie? A lot of people don't care for it. I get's not the sweetest of pies and it's definitely an acquired taste and texture. With that said, I LOVE IT. It's light and fluffy and creamy and it's PUMPKIN. I heart pumpkin, especially in the Fall, but who doesn't right? I made a homemade crust for this pie. You can use your own favorite pie crust or even a store-bought one. Crust is … [Read more...]

Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze

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So I heard there was going to be a pumpkin shortage this year... Hurry! Go stock up on pumpkin. Now! Wouldn't that be awful if they ran out? How are you going to make pumpkin pie? How are you going to make these soft pumpkin cookies? How are you going to live? So there's a bakery near my house that sells pumpkin cookies and they are the best treat eeeever. They make them during the summer because people request them so much. I've always wanted to try and make them at home so I … [Read more...]

Friday Stuff #3

Izzy and Raya

Wahoo! It's Friiiiiday. First things First. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I made some Pink Velvet Cupcakes to help the cause! Please check out the recipe and read through the post to learn how you can get involved - I would be forever grateful! Also, I'm on Snapchat! My username is stuckonsweet. Come follow me to see my behind the scene foodie pics! So Izzy and Raya are buddies. Well...for now at least, Thank God. It's alway a worry when you bring a baby home to your fur … [Read more...]

Pink Velvet Cupcakes – Cook for the Cure and Breast Cancer Awareness!

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Today I am sharing a recipe for Pink Velvet Cupcakes as part of the Cook for the Cure Campaign hosted by KitchenAid®! And I am very excited about it! I am honored to share this recipe with you because it's going to help raise funds for Breast Cancer, spread Breast Cancer Awareness and it's also a very yummy and delicious recipe for cupcakes. Unfortunately, more often than not, people are touched by cancer in some way - we all seem to know a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker, or a … [Read more...]

Friday Stuff # 2


Happy Friiiiiday! Raya and her cheeks wanted to say hello. Heeelllooo!! What do you have going on this weekend? We have a packed full weekend - I am super excited about it but know it's also going to be exhausting...wait...I have a 9 week old baby... Anyway, we are celebrating a friend's 30th Birthday tonight...can't believe we are starting to turn 30. I know I's still young but it's definitely starting that "next stage" in life...nothing a few drinks can't handle though. … [Read more...]

Roasted Butternut Squash with Candied Pecans and Ricotta

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Talk about warm and cozy food! It's 60 degrees here! I'm freaking out. I am so ready for boots, but not ready for COLD weather. It went from 80 degrees to 60 degrees in like a day. A DAY. What about 74 degrees and sunny? Waaahh!'s definitely time to starting making warm and cozy food. How else are we going to stay warm besides stuffing our faces with chili, soup, hot cheesy dip and everything butternut squash? hehe. Butternut Squash is IN SEASON like no other (duh) and … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Chili

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Giving away a bag of Bob's Red Mill Red Lentils and Orca Beans - directions to enter are at the end of the post! Gooooooood luck! How many different versions of chili are there? Probably thousands, millions, billions! First, I love chili because it's a one pot meal, it's comforting, it's easy to make and because there are soooo many different ways to make chili. There is no right way or wrong way either. Wahoo! Today I am sharing a Vegetarian Chili. This chili is incredibly … [Read more...]