Chocolate stout cake with mascarpone frosting

With a fierce chocolate flavor and superb mascarpone frosting, this chocolate stout cake just might be your new favorite cake! St Patrick’s day is one of those holidays that makes beer-baking totally acceptable. What I mean by beer-baking is using…

Healthy yogurt banana cream smoothie

This healthy yogurt banana cream smoothie tastes like a frosty banana cream pie, with way less calories! Thus making it a perfect snack or dessert!  There are days when I want banana cream pie for dessert (or even breakfast) and…

Vegetarian brussels sprout carrot osso buco

A vegetarian twist on an Italian classic, this Vegetarian brussels sprout carrot osso buco is packed with flavor and insanely satisfying.  Living in Slovenia, which borders on Italy, you’d think I would know what osso buco is. But I didn’t,…

fresh picks for a new year

Strawberry jam vanilla cream doughnuts

These strawberry jam vanilla cream doughnuts will satisfy every sweet craving you might have! Fluffy and rich, they are easier to make than it seems.  I’ll be honest with you, the week between fat Thursday and the following (not fat)…

Golden blood orange margaritas

Margaritas with a twist! These golden blood orange margaritas are sweet, smooth and insanely drinkable. I’ll come right out and say it, I’m not the biggest drinker, but I do enjoy an occasional glass of something good. With blood orange…

Recipes to keep you warm this winter!