Old Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe

This Old-Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe may be the most delicious brownie recipe I have ever tasted. These pecan-studded beauties are light, seriously chocolatey, and dangerously more-ish. The recipe is adapted from an old Betty Crocker cookbook – my tried and true ‘Cooky Book’ (that’s really how they spelled it!) which I bought when I was Read More…

Banana and Chia Seed Muffins

I love baked goods made with bananas. So when I finally tried chia seeds in my Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon and Ginger, I knew that something made with bananas had to be the next step in my foodie love affair with these healthy little seeds. So I turned to an old family recipe for banana muffins and got to work on Read More…

Banana Gingerbread Loaf Cake Recipe

Banana Gingerbread Loaf is one of my favourite fall loaf cakes. It’s easy to make, deliciously spiced and keeps really well too. Pin this recipe I first blogged this recipe back in 2013 and I’m bringing it back because it’s just so darn good. I love all things gingerbread – from Gingerbread Muffins to Gingerbread Cookies – and this Banana Read More…

Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins

My warmly spiced, deeply delicious Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins were inspired by the gorgeous British countryside, our Lake District, and days gone by. One cool British summer day some years ago, after lunch at the Wordsworth Hotel, my family and I took a walk through the beautiful village of Grasmere. We were drawn to a small 17th Read More…

Hotel Danieli – The Place to Stay in Venice

The Hotel Danieli is the place to stay in Venice, a gorgeous, iconic location from which to explore this most beautiful of cities. I first stayed at the Hotel Danieli some months ago when my husband took my sister-in-law, her husband and I on an amazing trip to Venice. The trip was in celebration of our Read More…