Potato, Kale, and Veggie Soup with Garlic Butter Crostinis

Happy Sunday! It’s beautiful out today! I went to target this morning to check out the new collection by Chip & Joanna Gaines. It was hard to control myself, but I ended up leaving with just a few things. The weather is starting to get a little colder, I’m sure it will be back in…

Crockpot Carmel Hot Chocolate

Happy Friday! It might not feel like fall here in the desert but I know back home in the Midwest it’s nice and chilly. I always enjoy making things from scratch, including hot chocolate. It’s so simple to make and would be perfect for the upcoming holidays to share with family! This is a simple…

Cheesecake Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast

Happy Saturday! The weather outside is beautiful here. With Halloween and the holidays around the corner, pumpkin flavored everything is out now. My mom makes this easy French toast and I added some pumpkin flavor and stuffed it with cheesecake! This is a quick recipe, only takes about 30 minutes (that includes prep time) and…

Sweet Potato Chili

Happy Sunday! I took a few weeks off from blogging after what happened in Las Vegas. I did attend the 3 day festival, and am saddened at what it became. It was a beautiful weekend until the horrible tragedy. Before getting to today’s recipe I just wanted to say thank you to all the first…

Mini S’more Sandwiches

Happy Sunday! Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday weekend! These quick and easy s’more sandwiches are perfect for your Labor Day BBQ. They take about 15 minutes to make and they will get eaten even quicker! 😊 Ingredients: 1 Jar Marshmallow Fluff 1 cup chocolate chips 2 packages graham crackers, broken into individual pieces. Directions:…

Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups

It’s been a busy day in the kitchen today! I spent all day cooking up some new recipes. I didn’t know which to post first so, I did a poll on twitter (if you don’t follow me yet click here). Well, you voted and so today’s recipe is Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups. It’s a quick…

Wednesday: OOTD

Hey guys! So I’ve been working on changing a lot with Blush & Basil. One of the changes is, I’m going to be posting more lifestyle and beauty posts. However, I’m still going to be posting recipes too! I wanted to expand and be able to post more of what I love. Today’s blog post…

Spiked Very Merry Cherry Punch

I always make a cocktail for the holidays and this year I wanted to try something different than my usual Winter Sangria. So I put together this easy spiked punch and it is so good! It turned out to be my mom and husbands favorite! By adding cherries to the drink they soak up the…