Baking with Bundt

Today we’re looking at popular dessert treats that can be made in a bundt pan!

Chocolate fudge bundt cake

Chocolate macaroon bundt cake

Malted chocolate bundt cake with chocolate glaze

Lemon bliss cake

Orange pound cake with bourbon glaze

Blueberry lemon bundt cake

Lemon ginger bundt cake

Coconut lemon cake

Peaches and cream bundt cake

Apple walnut bundt cake

Classic vanilla bundt cake

Caribbean rum cake

Sweet potato bourbon bundt cake

Coconut rum raisin bundt cake with rum caramel glaze

Zucchini bundt cake with orange glaze

Chai spiced pound cake

Black and white pound cake

Gingerbread bundt cake

Maple bundt cake

Jelly doughnut bundt cake

Mini Cakes:

Mini chocolate bundt cakes

Mini almond bundt cakes

Sticky toffee mini bundt cakes

Mini chocolate cherry bundt cakes

Gluten free:

Gluten free almond cake

Gluten free sour cream coffeecake

Gluten free citrus bundt cake

Gluten free almond bundt cake

Gluten free pecan pie bundt cake with pecan crumble and praline frosting

Snacks and Lunch:

Bundt pan jalapeno poppers

Cold cut bundt sandwich

What’s your favorite way to use a bundt pan?

Cooking with Chipotle

Today we’re looking at a spicy ingredient, chipotle! It’s great to add a little kick to your favorite recipe or special summer event.

Sauces and Spreads:

Chipotle mayonnaise

Chipotle marinara

Apple chipotle chutney

Maple chipotle barbecue sauce

Chipotle molasses barbecue sauce

Chipotle peanut sauce

Chipotle lime glaze

Chipotle chorizo and bean dip

A Meal with Spice:

Chipotle and rosemary roasted nuts

Chipotle cornbread

Chipotle kettle corn

Chipotle chicken

Chipotle chicken and rice

Chipotle pork posole

Apricot chipotle pork ribs

Chipotle shrimp and cheddar grits

Grilled fish tacos with chipotle cream

Chipotle sauced crab cakes

Chipotle glazed meatloaf sandwiches

Honey chipotle glazed ribs

Garlic chipotle beef kebabs

Chipotle beef tacos

Sweet potato and chipotle soup

Chipotle lime corn

Stuffed poblano peppers in a chipotle sauce

Chipotle avocado sandwich

Chipotle beef enchiladas

Chipotle butternut squash with crunchy topper

What do you enjoy adding a little spice to?

Salsa Celebration

Today we’re looking at another party favorite: salsa!  Here are some salsa recipes and recipes that use salsa to check out.

Salsa cruda

Citrus salsa

Salsa picante

Salsa rossa

Salsa fresca

Charred tomatillo salsa

Salsa de arbol

Salsa picante

Vegetable salsa

Grilled peach salsa

Roasted fresh pepper salsa

Orange and pepper salsa

Fresh herb salsa verde

Spicy plum salsa

Spicy cucumber salsa

Cranberry avocado salsa

Avocado pineapple salsa

Mexican avocado salsa

Apricot salsa with lemon verbena

Mango salsa

Mango basil salsa

Basil strawberry salsa

Strawberry rhubarb salsa

Roasted corn salsa

Black bean salsa

Grilled pineapple summer salsa

Pineapple salsa

Grilled pineapple jicama salsa

Recipes to try:

Chili sticks with creamy salsa dip

Salsa tacos

Salsa barbecue sauce

Creamy salsa soup

Salmon with mango salsa

Chicken enchiladas salsa verde

Pineapple salsa lamb burgers

What’s your favorite salsa and do you enjoy it smooth or chunky?

Totally Tortillas

This week we’ll be looking at some Mexican and Latin inspired dishes, and as we continue through this month we’ll be looking at some other spicy, sweet, grillable and shareable recipes too!


Soft flour

Simple tortillas

Tortilla cups

Tortilla chips

Corn tortillas

Chili lime strips

Colored tortillas with natural ingredients (video)

Spelt or kamut

Gluten free

Lunch and Dinner:

Chicken tomatillo tortillas

Tortilla soup

Mexican chicken tortilla soup

Tortilla espanola

Tortilla espanola with chorizo

Tortilla pie

Tortilla and black bean pie

Tortilla pie with chicken

Avocado and grapefruit tortillas

Mushroom and black bean tortilla casserole

Turkey chili in tortilla cups

Two cheese tortilla pizza with arugula salad

Pizza tortilla rolls

Monterey tortilla casseroles

Artichoke feta tortilla wraps

Black bean rainbow chard tortillas


Apple tortilla bake

Tortilla cups with yogurt and fresh fruit

Tortilla dessert pizzas

What will you be making with tortillas soon?

Cooking with Chia

Today we’re taking a look at an ingredient that’s become more popular in the past few years, chia!

Corn and cranberry muffins with chia seeds

Chia energy bars

Chia seed flatbread

No bake energy bites

Sprouted wheat easy rustic bread

Vanilla chia pudding

Mixed berry almond and chia seed smoothie bowl

Chia pudding with fruit

Maple brunch cake with apples and cranberries

Chocolate peanut butter granola bar

Blueberry oat chia seed muffins

Kiwi pineapple smoothies

Fruit, nut and rice fritters

Chia fudgy brownies

Blackberry ginger oatmeal

Chocolate chia breakfast pudding

Lemon chia muffins

Chocolate chia pudding pops

Blueberry and chia seed smoothie

Gluten free carrot coconut muffins

Lunch and Dinner:

Chia crusted salmon with soy bok choy

Chicken salad recipe

Chia crusted oven roasted tuna with mango fruit salsa

How do you like to enjoy chia?

Excellent Eggplant

Today I thought we’d take a look at a vegetable that some people love and others avoid, often because they don’t know what to do with it: eggplant. Given the confusion and difficulty with it, I’m including some more educational articles and videos along with the usual recipes.

Get to know eggplant varieties

Video on salting eggplant

Eggplant growing guide

Video on how to choose and cook eggplant


Grilled eggplant

Roasted eggplant

Eggplant spread

Eggplant rollatini

Stuffed eggplant

Eggplant bolognese

Eggplant kuku

Eggplant caponata

Eggplant foccacia

Eggplant Parmesan slices

Spicy seared eggplant

Chickpea and eggplant salad

Eggplant, beef and pasta bake

Thai eggplant with basil and tomatoes

Greek eggplant fries

Lemon grilled eggplant salad

Orzo with roasted vegetables

Eggplant chips

Eggplant pasta

Greek grilled eggplant steaks

What will you try with eggplant?

Crafting Easter

Today we’re celebrating Easter with some fun crafts, including an edible or two!

Carrot treat bags

Bunny ear headband

Tissue paper stained glass Easter icons

Yarn bunny

Buzz word Easter eggs

Paper flower eggs

Peeps Easter cupcakes

Easter bunny banner

Easter chick paddleball

Easter miniature door scene

Easter miniature tree scene

Easter miniature teacup scene

Carrot bunch Easter tote

Tic Tac Toe Easter game

Bright Spikeez eggs

Bunny ears cupcakes

Bright mossy bunny

Bunny t-shirt

Plastic Easter egg bunnies

Easter egg hunt games

Bunny ears

Bunny knit slippers

Bunny fold napkins

Rabbit finger puppet card and egg cozy (warning: auto play video)

Tips and tricks to Pysanky eggs

Easter tree eggs, rabbits and chicks

What are you crafting, creating and eating this Easter?