Norwegian Risgrøt Rice Porridge

This Norwegian porridge recipe, known as “risgrøt,” is a creamy and cardamom-flavored dish traditionally enjoyed on Christmas Eve. It’s easy to make with common ingredients, making it a comforting addition to holiday meals. We appreciate its simplicity amidst the festive season, and it has become a cherished part of our own Christmas traditions. The process of making risgrøt, with its simple steps like stirring rice and adding spices, has become a special and meaningful ritual for us. Enjoy a Simple Nordic Christmas Tradition. We discovered this Scandinavian Christmas custom through Holly’s husband, who has Norwegian roots. That’s why we named our Christmas … Read more


Porridge / Rice

Soft-Scrambled Eggs

Best enjoyed with toasted bread and a sprinkle of sea salt. If you prefer your scrambled eggs firm and rubbery, that’s okay (sort of), but this recipe may not be your best pick. These scrambled eggs turn out super creamy, fluffy, and silky – a true kitchen delight. Feel free to add extras like Parmesan, cream cheese, hot sauce, or fresh herbs, but these soft-scrambled eggs shine on their own. They’re a fantastic example of how basic ingredients and a touch of culinary skill can create something truly amazing. Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs Making perfect scrambled eggs isn’t a mystery—it just requires following a few … Read more


Eggs / Scrambled

Apple and Maple Baked Oatmeal

Nothing says fall like the delicious aroma of baking apples with cinnamon and maple syrup. This simple baked oatmeal recipe is designed to not only fill your home with these delightful scents but also to provide a warm, hearty, and healthy breakfast for you. Ingredients for Baked Apple Oatmeal: This baked oatmeal is like a mix between a bar and pan porridge. Eggs hold it together, baking powder adds a light fluffiness, resulting in a hearty and chewy texture. You can easily cut it into squares for serving. Feel free to swap ingredients based on your preferences. Is Baked Oatmeal Good for You? Absolutely! Baked oatmeal is a … Read more


Apple / Baked / Oatmeal

Sweet Potato Bites

I’ve heard that in thriving relationships, both partners bring unique qualities. Ben, for instance, has an incredible memory for every single detail of Notre Dame football games over the past 25 years. On my end, I have an uncanny ability to recall every meal we’ve ever shared, especially these delectable Sweet Potato Bites with Avocado and Bacon. It’s evident that we are a perfect match! Delicious Sweet Potato Appetizer That Will Delight Your Guests! Out of all the game day recipes I’ve tried throughout the years, these delectable Sweet Potato Bites with Avocado and Bacon have consistently won over the … Read more


Potato / Sweet

Canapés with a Delectable Spread of Smoked Tuna

What Are the Main Ingredients of Canapés? Canapés are appetizers that have a foundation of bread, toast, pastry, or crackers topped with a variety of savory ingredients. These delectable bites can be enjoyed either hot or cold. Typically, canapés are composed of a base, a spread, a main topping, and a garnish. They are commonly served prior to dinner alongside other appetizers or at cocktail parties. Are Canapés Good for You? Canapés can be a nutritious and delicious choice when made with a variety of wholesome ingredients. Opt for fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins to create healthier … Read more


Canapés / Smoked Tuna

Starbucks Banana Bread Recipe (Copycat)

Starbucks is an incredibly popular coffee shop, I’m pretty sure you can find one or two in every neighborhood. Their pink drink is absolutely refreshing and happens to be one of my favorites. And when it comes to pairing it with a latte, nothing beats their delicious banana bread. So you can only imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon this amazing recipe. I absolutely love indulging in a slice of freshly baked banana bread. It seems like my Father-in-law shares the same sentiment, as he can’t seem to get enough of it. I make sure to bake him a … Read more


Banana Bread / Starbucks

Avocado Toast Recipe

Craving a delicious and healthy breakfast that’s quick to whip up? Look no further than avocado toast with eggs! This versatile dish allows you to customize it with your favorite type of egg, whether you prefer it scrambled, poached, hard-boiled, or sunny side up. It’s a fantastic way to add protein to your morning meal. Plus, if you’re looking for a vegan option, you can always enjoy avocado toast with a squeeze of lemon and some fresh kale. Why I Love Avocado Toast I’m a huge fan of avocado toast for breakfast, especially when I have ripe avocados needing to … Read more


Chia Pudding Recipe

Hey everyone! I’m obsessed with chia pudding – it’s been my go-to breakfast for years (you can even see my chia pudding journey on [YouTube]!). It’s not just delicious and creamy, but it’s also incredibly easy to make and endlessly customizable. Plus, it keeps me feeling satisfied all morning. The best part? You only need two main ingredients to whip up a batch of chia pudding! Here’s what you’ll need: Now, onto the fun part – making it! Here are some extra tips to keep in mind: Chia pudding is also perfect for meal prepping. I love making a big … Read more