Category: Mother’s Day

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, French Cuisine, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

French Almond Croissants with Almond Paste

For a quick, simple dessert or brunch pastry, these puff pastry almond paste-filled French almond croissants (croissants aux amandes) are perfection. They are easy to make and have a delightful, slightly sweet, almond-y flavor. I top them with drizzled simply syrup and sliced toasted almonds for a nice glaze with a little crunch. The filling […]

Birthdays, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

We love these carrot cake cinnamon rolls at my house! The addition of shredded carrots and nutmeg to cinnamon roll dough makes them even tastier. Top them with a vegan cream cheese glaze or my vegan sugar glaze for a perfect sweet breakfast or delicious dessert. I’ve slightly adapted a recipe from Mindful Avocado, omitting […]

Appetizers, Brunch, Gluten Free, Mother's Day

Cucumber Orange Hummus Appetizers

I credit Covid-19 with the creation of these delish cucumber orange hummus appetizers! One good thing about being in isolation due to the coronavirus is that we are getting inventive with food. Using only the food available in our pantries can be a challenge, if we don’t want to just eat plain foods. These appetizers […]

Birthdays, Desserts, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, French Cuisine, Fruit, Gluten Free, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day

Easy Fresh Raspberry Mousse

My easy fresh raspberry mousse is so simple to make. You’ll love the delicious flavor and smooth fluffy texture! This mousse is both sweet and rich – an elegant dessert for any occasion. It’s perfect paired with other fruits or chocolate toppings. You can use the fruits or chocolate for nice garnishes, too. This mousse […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Mother's Day, Salads, Vegetables

Chopped Kale Cranberry Salad with Apricot Jalapeño Vinaigrette

I came across this chopped kale cranberry salad in a local restaurant. The ingredients sounded so tasty, and I found the idea behind the salad to be impressive. But the restaurant chef was a little stingy with the ingredients, and for a pile of chopped kale it seemed a bit pricey. When I got home, […]

Drinks, Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Mother's Day, Southern US Cuisine

Southern Tropical Fruit Tea

A refreshing drink any time of the year, southern tropical fruit tea is a lovely sweet tea without all the processed sugar of classic sweet tea. I first encountered tea with fruit juice way back in the 1990s when I tried a Martha Stewart recipe for Fruity Tea Punch and loved it. Since then, I […]