Recipes

Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal Recipe

Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal Recipe

With the pandemic and writing a cookbook, well things were kinda against me in the whole staying fit area 😀 For an extra helping hand, I started seeing a nutritionist to make little tweaks and help with my sugary urges hehe – not get rid…

Three Ingredient French Apple Tart

Three Ingredient French Apple Tart

There is such beauty in simplicity. Take this French apple tart. It’s three ingredients that combine to make an easy statement piece for any occasion. The pattern on top with its repeating shapes and golden glossy hue tell you what’s to come… a delicious crisp…

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Cheesecake

What are your two favorite things to have for dessert at Easter? A classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and a cheesecake? Oh yes… SAME! This carrot cake cinnamon cheesecake recipe combines the two is a perfect make-ahead dessert, serves the masses, and is…

Quatre Quarts: Easy Glazed Lemon Cake

Quatre Quarts: Easy Glazed Lemon Cake

Here is the recipe from our Surprise Bake Along today: an easy glazed lemon cake! It was such fun seeing everyone! This is a very typical recipe in France called the “Quatre Quarts” (four quarters) and is the same concept of a pound cake. If…

Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

When I first moved to Paris I quickly found out that the only easily accessible flour tortillas were sold at the grocery store with an expiration so far in the future, it was totally unnecessary. So what’s a Texan to do that could eat tacos…

Chocolat Chaud (My hot chocolate recipe)

Chocolat Chaud (My hot chocolate recipe)

I used to have my mom send me packets of Swiss Miss from the US. There was something home-y and wonderful about it. There was just one problem. Francois was mystified by making hot chocolate with water. It just didn’t make sense to him when…