Great food nourishes your body and soul.

Hi, I’m Mareike and I love baking and cooking. I also love eating, which is a happy coincidence. I hope you enjoy the recipes on this blog as much as I do and find great inspiritation for future meals and treats on here.

Delicious goat cheese focaccia with sundried tomatoes and olives

Focaccia is an Italian flat-bread with all sorts of tasty toppings. This mediterranean flavored goat cheese focaccia uses sundried tomatoes and olives.

homemade hair mask to fight dry winter hair, Image by Free-Photos on Pixabay

A deep homemade hair mask to fight dry winter hair

Highly effective and rich deep hair mask to fight dry winter hair that you can make at home in a couple of minutes that moisturizes and nourishes your hair.

white chicken lasagna with Alfredo sauce

Heavenly white chicken lasagna with Alfredo sauce

This white chicken lasagna with Alfredo sauce cradles every nook and cranny. Like many Italian-American dishes, it’s an ultimate soul food sunday choice.

pecan pie recipe

Pecan pie: Truly a taste of the American South

Pecan, a Southern native, is the key ingredient to pecan pie, a true taste of the American South and an absolutely delicious winter treat, but also year-round.

recipe for candy cane cookies

Delicious candy cane cookies for christmas

Have yourself a merry Christmas with tasty candy cane cookies by turning candy canes into a buttery vanilla christmas cookies, giving the season some extra sparkle.

eggnog cupcakes

Truly christmas-y eggnog cupcakes

An eggcellent treat for the christmas season or just because it snows outside. Eggnog cupcakes are just the most heavenly treat, both with and without alcohol.

French toast cupcake by Mareikes Cozy Corner

Eleven helpful baking hacks

Boost your kitchen magic skills to the next level with these eleven helpful baking hacks into your routine to create tasty sweet treats or hearty baked goodies.

low-carb cinnamon star cookies

Sugar-free low-carb cinnamon star cookies for Christmas

These low-carb cinnamon star cookies are a sugar-free version of this classic German Christmas cookie treat and will make the festive season extra merry.

recipe for sweet potato casserole with marshmallows

Rich mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows

The soft and tender texture of this ultimate holiday side dish will make you feel in 7th heaven. mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows

Extra creamy no-bake cheesecake with only 5 ingredients

This no-bake cheesecake proofs that the best things in life are straightforward in the best sense of the word as this recipe only requires 5 ingredients.

recipe for traditional roasted thanksgiving turkey with stuffing

Thanksgiving turkey emergency? How to quickly and safely defrost a turkey last-minute

Here are some hacks to help you defrost your turkey fast last minute. These are some tried and tested solutions that enable you to serve a tastsy turkey that is defrosted quickly and safely.

recipe for truffled potato soup

Let’s fall in love with 10 cozy soups, chowders and stews

This collection of great tried and tested cozy soups, chowders and stew recipes aim to help you stay cozy from the inside when it gets cold outside.

Healthy creamy roasted cauliflower soup

Roasted cauliflower soup is simple, yet tastes amazing all thanks to the roasting process, as it brings out the most beautiful flavors in cauliflower.

mashed avocado potatoes recipe

Mouth-watering German-style meat balls

Authentic German-style meat balls are in perfect bite size and quick and easy to make and ideal for meal prep, picnics, parties and family dinners.

Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

5 tasty recipes with Alfredo sauce

Alfredo sauce is simple, but so tasty. It’s the food equivalent to cozy mittens. You can use it for almost any dish like these 5 recipes with Alfredo sauce.

Bacon alfredo zoodles recipe

Light zoodles with alfredo sauce and bacon

Zoodles with Alfredo sauce is a low-carb and light dinner with zucchini noodles in a creamy sauce with bacon bits. It’s quick and easy, healthy soul food.

sweet potato brownie recipe

Healthy fudgy sweet potato brownies

Healthy recipe for delicious sweet potato brownies with gluten-free oat flour. This tasty treat is without eggs or milk products and simply a heavenly delight.

french toast cupcakes recipe

Amazing French toast cupcakes with bacon

This recipe turns an all-time breakfast classic into a tasty cupcake. French toast cupcakes with bacon and a creamy maple syrup frosting are just so amazing.

mashed avocado potatoesrecipe

Magical mashed avocado potatoes

Mashed potatoes is a timeless classic. Give this traditional dish a new twist by adding avocados and make mashed avocado potatoes your new favorite side dish.

10 kid-friendly healthy dinners

Mom, what’s for dinner? – 10 kid-friendly healthy dinners

Discover ten kid-friendly healthy dinners to make the final meal of the day a happy occasion for everyone. That’s why these recipes are all low carb soul food.

Homemade costco's chicken bake

How to make Costco’s chicken bake at home

Sometimes there is food so delicious that we fall hard for it, hook, line and sinker. That’s Costco’s chicken bake for ya. Here is how to make it at home.

German potato salad

Authentic German potato salad

From the Rhineland with love There are essentially two main types of German potato salad. One is prepared with an oil and vinegar dressing, the other one with a creamy…

cauliflower and gnocchi casserole

Creamy cauliflower and gnocchi casserole

Gnocchi, gnocchi. Who’s there? Your dinner! A creamy cauliflower and gnocchi casserole requiring only 5 minutes of preparation making for a hassle-free dinner.

Double hazelnut muffins

Double hazelnut muffins

Double hazelnut muffins with their sweet hazelnut filling are the perfect sweet treat for a picnic or a cozy afternoon with a book in your cozy corner.


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