Favorite Recipes


Lessons from the Cafe

    Sweet Potato Waffles with Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream

    waffles with whipped cream and candied pecans

    I have lived through many pumpkin spice seasons and I find that pumpkin spice really isn’t my thing. Sweet potato is what I love. Can we just swap pumpkin for sweet potato, even if for a little while. This tasty breakfast of sweet potato waffles with maple cinnamon whipped cream is sure to make you swoon. Move over pumpkin spice, sweet potato spice is here for the win.

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  • Roasted chicken with green sauce and potatoes

    Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

    Our Family Trip to Barcelona Picture this. Barcelona, 2017.. We had just landed in country, saw some sights, and was starving. It wasn’t the paella or jamón that filled our bellies.…

  • bowl of creamy chicken tortilla soup with cilantro, jalapeño, and lime

    Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Making this Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup is an easy way to get a delicious meal on the table on any weeknight using rotisserie chicken in under 30 minutes.…

  • 7 Books That Make You Want to Live

    I love to read. From the time I was a child, I remember spending time in the library filled with anticipation of checking my book out, curling in bed, and reading.…

  • How I Enjoy My Own Company

    Thinking back to my early 20s, I recall always being with a group. Different groups might I add. I had a church group and my college group and my high school…