Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

Hello again, Lil’ Luna readers! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I have the most delicious fall recipe to share with you today! Now that the days are getting colder, I love coming home from work to something warm and delicious in the slow cooker, and what could be better than homemade mashed potatoes? These […]

Baked Parmesan Chicken

My family loves chicken for dinner! We don’t eat a lot of beef or pork, so chicken, turkey, and fish are our main sources of protein. I love that chicken is so versatile and easy to cook! It’s great in everything from tacos to stir fries, and my kids love it. Baked Parmesan chicken breasts […]

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Who else LOVES having the kids home for the summer? As much as I sometimes miss having time to myself during the day, my kids and I are having a blast so far this summer! Last summer, we were preparing to move across the country, and the three summers before that, I worked full time outside […]

Cheesy Zucchini Tots

Who else loves zucchini? It’s one of my favorite vegetables! I like that it’s so mellow that it goes with pretty much anything, and it’s so easy to change it up with different flavor combinations. It’s great for baking, and I like to shred it and add it to ground meat for a little extra […]

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving week! I’m so excited to be back posting today with the easiest appetizer recipe ever. I know hummus isn’t the most traditional Thanksgiving appetizer, but my whole family loves it, especially my super picky six year old! I love that it’s so easy to make and good for you too. This recipe is […]

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

I know, right? It’s like someone combined all of your favorite desserts into one amazing treat! These red velvet cheesecake brownies are so delicious and indulgent, and will definitely be your new favorite dessert. They start with a rich and cakey red velvet brownie base, topped by an amazing creamy cheesecake layer, then more brownie […]

Cheesy Spinach Lasagna Rolls

When it comes to dinner recipes, I’m all about quick and easy. If it takes too long, or it’s too complicated, I just can’t make myself put the time into it. I love recipes that are easy, simple, and family-friendly. These cheesy spinach lasagna rolls fulfill all of those requirements, and they’re delicious to boot! They […]

Strawberries and Cream Pancakes

Who else is excited for spring? It has been such a long and hard winter for me this year, and I am really looking forward to sunshine, fresh fruits and vegetables, and not having to bundle up everywhere I go. These strawberries and cream pancakes are perfect for celebrating spring! They’re bursting with strawberry flavor and topped […]

Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting. These soft cupcakes have a hint of cinnamon and are filled with bananas. Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hi again Lil’ Luna friends! I’m excited to share another great recipe with you today! I’ve been baking a lot lately (even more than […]

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! If you love breakfast foods like I do, this recipe is for you! Two of my absolute favorite breakfasts combine in these amazingly delicious cinnamon roll waffles. They’re crisp, buttery, tender waffles, topped with an amazing combination of sweetened cream cheese and […]

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who can say no to a good chocolate chip cookie? I certainly can’t. Especially when it’s a red velvet cookie, loaded with white chocolate chips! Red velvet and white chocolate were just made to go together, right? The flavors complement each other so well, and make for a luscious, delicious cookie. It’s an added bonus that […]

BEST Homemade Bread recipe

I have to confess, I’m kind of a bread addict. I love any kind of bread, from tender and flaky biscuits, to chewy baguettes, to pillowy soft rolls. My very favorite kind of bread, though, is a fluffy white loaf of homemade bread. Years ago, I taught myself to bake perfect bread, and it has […]

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

When it comes to holiday baking, I definitely think that eggnog is an underrated flavor. Everyone goes for peppermint and gingerbread, but eggnog is one of my favorites! These eggnog snickerdoodles are soft and tender, just slightly crisp around the edges, and full of delicious eggnog flavor. They’re simple to make, and perfect for holiday parties or […]

Caramel Apple Doughnut Muffins

Who else is super excited about fall? It’s definitely my favorite season! I love the chill in the air, the cozy evenings, and best of all, the delicious fall flavors. Pumpkin and apple everything, as far as the eye can see. 🙂 These caramel apple doughnut muffins are the perfect treat for fall! They’re simple […]

Churro Poppers

Who can turn down a good churro? Not me, that’s for sure! Especially when they’re still warm, and soft on the inside, crisp and sugary on the outside. These churro poppers are a fun way to enjoy homemade churros without all the work of piping the dough. They’re delicious little bites of cinnamon sugary goodness! They start […]

One Pot Chicken and Stuffing Skillet

When it comes to dinner, I am all about quick and easy. As much as I love to cook and bake, I’m usually all worn out by the time dinner rolls around, and I just want something simple. This one pot chicken and stuffing skillet is so quick and easy to make, and full of […]

Cheesy Artichoke Bread

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Is there anything better than cheese and bread together? You really can’t go wrong with that combination! This cheesy artichoke bread is pretty much like cheese and bread on steroids. It’s flavorful, gooey, and so delicious! It makes a perfect appetizer, or […]

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes

Pineapple upside-down cake will always have a special place in my heart because it was one of my grandpa’s favorite desserts. Every year on his birthday in June, my grandma would prepare a pineapple-upside down cake and a German chocolate cake, and everyone in our family would chow down on cake to celebrate. He passed […]

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

Hi! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, back to share a super delicious recipe with you! I must confess, I absolutely love a good pretzel, and these cinnamon sugar pretzel bites are some of the best pretzels I’ve ever made! They’re an Auntie Anne’s copycat recipe (so you know they’re going to be good!) and […]

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Braid

Hello again! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I have another delicious recipe to share with you! With the cold weather outside, I find myself craving something warm and cheesy for dinner, and this cheesy chicken and broccoli braid is perfect for satisfying those comfort food cravings! It’s super easy to make, and savory […]

Peppermint Swirl Marshmallows

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I am so excited to share a super fun holiday recipe with you today! These peppermint swirl marshmallows are perfect for the holiday season, and so addictingly delicious! If you haven’t made homemade marshmallows before, you are definitely in for a treat. They are sweet […]

Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

Hi guys! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, and I have THE BEST recipe to share with you today. It’s that time of year where I just can’t get enough pumpkin, and these baked pumpkin spice donut holes are where it’s at! They’re soft and moist, and full of pumpkin flavor. Since they’re baked instead […]

Red Velvet Waffles

Hello again! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs, back to share another delicious recipe with you! These red velvet waffles are indulgent and delicious, and perfect for a special occasion breakfast or brunch! They’re simple and easy to make, and are just slightly crisp on the outside and light and soft on the inside. They […]

Baked Chicken Fingers

Hello again! It’s Alicia from The Baker Upstairs and I am back to share one of my absolute favorite recipes with you. These baked chicken fingers are super easy to make, incredibly delicious, and good for you too! My family loves chicken pretty much any way I make it, but these chicken fingers are a special […]