Banana Crumb Cake

Banana Crumb Cake ~ Celebrating Sweets
I love recipes that are a twist on something traditional. This recipe combines three of my favorites: banana bread, coffee cake, and crumb cake. The result is a fantastic banana cake with a cinnamon walnut filling and a thick brown sugar crumb topping. I had this recipe in my head when I bought a large bunch of bananas at the store last week. I kept an eye on them every day, and as soon as they were over-ripe enough, they were turned into this delicious cake. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that this cake is even better the day after it’s made. The flavors blend and the bananas help it stay moist. It is perfect served for breakfast or dessert, and accompanied by a cup of coffee or tea…. 

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Light Vanilla Cream Cheese Fruit Dip ~ Celebrating Sweets

Light Honey-Vanilla Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

As the weather starts warming up, I'm being reminded that swimsuit/shorts/tank-top weather will be upon us shortly (cue screaming). That means I need to start eating a little lighter and maybe reducing the number of brownies and cookies that are consumed on a regular basis. I have been trying to eat … [Read More...]

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice Cream - Celebrating Sweets

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

I'm sure you're wondering why I call this the "ultimate" chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. This is no ordinary cookie dough ice cream. It is cookie dough flavored ice cream with cookie dough chunks mixed into it. Yes, the ice cream itself actually tastes like cookie dough! This recipe is for … [Read More...]

Light Carrot Cake Cupcakes - Celebrating Sweets

Light Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes are so good that you won't even know that they're lightened up. So good in fact, that I ate three in one day. Yes, three! At first I thought I only ate two but then I counted the remaining cupcakes and realized it was actually three. Whoops! I've convinced myself that since these are … [Read More...]

cheesy garlic heb breadsticks - Celebrating Sweets

Cheesy Garlic & Herb Breadsticks

As much as I love carbs combined with sugar (cake! brownies! cookies!), I am equally smitten with  carbs + cheese. Mac and cheese? Yum! Pizza? Yes, please. Grilled cheese sandwich? Bring it on. Cheesy garlic and herb breadsticks? Yes, yes, a million times YES! When I saw this recipe on Shutterbean I … [Read More...]