Great food nourishes your body and soul.

Food keeps us alive. Both physically and emotionally. It reminds us of home, makes us feel welcome and let’s us know that we belong. It makes us happy and lifts our spirits. It takes the edge off or reenergizes us. Food is life.

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.

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Cauli’n’cheese – light up my life

Make your life a little lighter this year without compromising on taste by adding cauli’n’cheese to your list of soul food favorites.

Broccoli feta quiche

Broccoli feta quiche

Weather you treat this broccolli feta dish as a breakfast, lunch or dinner, this broccoli feta quiche will taste amazing no matter with meal of the day you grace with it.

White mouse au chocolate

I’m dreaming of a white chocolate mouse a.k.a. mouse au chocolate

The embodiement of christmas desserts, this fluffy and smooth white mouse au chocolate will melt on your tongue, just like real snow.

Blue velvet cupcakes

Blue velvet cupcakes

Anyone could do a red velvet cake, but how about broadening your color pallette by preparing blue velvet cupcakes.

Pumpkin gnocchi with sage butter by Mareike's Cozy Corner

Pumpkin gnocchi with sage butter

Fall means all things pumpkin, cozy and warm. Therefore we won’t stop at pumpkin spice latte and go all in with homemade pumpkin gnocchi with sage butter.

Brioche burger buns by Mareike's Cozy Corner

Bun intended: Brioche burger buns recipe

Perfect brioche burger buns that will be the star of your next BBQ. Fluffy enough to maintain the juiciness of the patty, firm enough to not get soggy.

caramel brownie creme recipe

Halloween eye candy – Caramel brownie creme

This caramel brownie creme screams ‘all eyes on me’. Don’t be scared, this Halloween treat is super easy to prepare, but beware: it might steal your heart.

buffalo chicken pockets recipe by Mareikes Cozy Corner

Buffalo chicken pockets – Cheer for your next game day snack of choice

Say hello to the new shooting star in our list of tasty homemade soul food. Buffalo chicken pockets are a yummy home run in an intense game of ‘food ball’.

Baileys Colada – The whole summer in one cocktail glass

“If you like piña colada and getting caught in the rain…” then this delicious baileys colada is exactly the right summer cocktail you are looking for.

low-carb cheesecake with zebra stripes

Low-carb cheesecake with zebra stripes

It’s creamy, tasty, rich in protein and not stuffed with sugar, but still sweet. Low-carb cheesecake with zebra stripes is a fun and healthy dessert treat.

pull-apart pizza sticks by Mareike's Cozy Corner

Pull-apart pizza sticks – The soul food jackpot

Pull-apart pizza sticks are living proof that pizza is full of innovation potential. A crunchy crust meets a soft cheesy filling, just like we love it with traditional pizza. Just upside down.

Mini zucchini pizza – Super speedy healthy soul food

With only 15 minutes preparation, mini zucchini pizza is the super speed option amongst healthy dinners. That’s why I have a pizza crush on those goodies.

garlic lemon chicken recipe by Mareike's Cozy Corner

Tender oven-baked garlic lemon chicken – Fork yeah!

It’s a vitamin C injection on a fork. Garlic lemon chicken is one of those nutrient loaded dinners that remind you of summer from the very first to the last bite.

Buffalo chicken bites with homemade buffalo sauce and chunky blue cheese dressing

Chunky blue cheese dressing – Indulgence on a spoon

Chunky blue cheese dressing is indulgence on a spoon. Creamy, tangy and the perfect companion for your Buffalo wings requiring only 5 minutes preparation time.

Greek chickpea salad

Uplifting Greek chickpea salad with tzatziki dressing

The perfect salad balances healthy ingredients and great taste. This Greek chickpea salad is all that! A healthy yet filling, creamy yet light summer dish.

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French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip – Ignite the flavors

Cream cheese based French onion dip recipe that requires only ten minutes preparation time, but provides you with infinite happiness for your taste buds.

sweet potato hash browns

Extra yummy sweet potato hash browns

Quick and easy recipe for sweet potato hash browns to kick off your day or to serve as a tasty side dish.

sesame peanut noodles

Super creamy sesame peanut noodles

Not only are sesame peanut noodles super creamy, they are also a healthy protein bomb and a great vegetarian dinner option.

15 cooking hacks - image by RitaE on Pixabay

15 smart cooking hacks to make cooking fun and easy

15 smart and useful cooking hacks to make cooking less messy, help you save a dish or just in general make things easier.

Taco peppers

Light low-carb stuffed taco peppers

Let’s taco’bout these amazing stuffed taco peppers! A low-carb take on taco tuesday and a healthy weekday dinner option that tastes like soul food.

Southern biscuits with cheddar and bacon

Ultimate Southern biscuits with cheddar and bacon

Buttery and flaky, these Southern biscuits with cheddar and bacon embrace the coziness of a perfect Sunday morning at home

Recipe for super easy spinach muffins with cheese

Super easy cheesy spinach muffins

Healthy spinach meets earthy Swiss cheese in 12 tasty savory spinach muffins. These baked goodies are proof that muffins don’t have to be sweet to be perfect.

Broccoli fitness salad

Protein rich broccoli fitness salad

The kind of salad your life needs right now Pens and notepads out or hit that shortcut button. This broccoli fitness salad needs to be on your weekday dinner routine…


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