There's something therapeutic about making homemade biscuits. Working the dough with your hands, patting it out and cutting it - it's like kitchen therapy. We're battling colds in our house and although that usually means I don't feel like cooking or baking, biscuits are the exception. And these … [Read More...]
Moist chocolate cupcakes stuffed with a peanut butter cup and topped with peanut butter frosting and chopped peanut butter cups.
Chocolate and peanut butter have to be one of the all-time best combinations. As much I as I love each on their own, they are so delicious when paired. These light … [Read More...]
I recently celebrated my birthday and this almond raspberry layer cake was my birthday cake. The last several years, I've insisted on making my own cake. My sweet husband offers to bake me a cake every year, and I'm sure he'd do a great job (with a little micromanaging from you know who. Ahem). But … [Read More...]
I am so excited to share these cookies with you. They are a fun twist on a typical frosted sugar cookie. What I love the most about these is that the beautiful, pink icing comes from fresh strawberries. No strawberry flavored cake mix, no strawberry gelatin, no food coloring, no scary ingredients, … [Read More...]
This recipe is like a hybrid between banana bread and granola. And what a tasty hybrid it is! When I first saw this recipe I assumed the "banana" came from dried banana chips, but, in fact, mashed bananas actually get mixed into the granola before it bakes. This gives the granola a wonderful sweet … [Read More...]
This dip is one of my weaknesses. I cannot be stopped once I start with this stuff - it's that good. It's the perfect combination of creamy, tangy, salty and spicy. It's fantastic served with chips or toasted bread, but you could also offer veggies for dipping. I feel better about eating a bowl of … [Read More...]
Soft sugar cookie bars topped with a vanilla buttercream frosting. Simple and delicious.
These bars totally surpassed my expectations. They are so easy and so delicious. If you like sugar cookies (who doesn't?!), you have to try these. Sugar cookie dough gets pressed into a pan and baked, then … [Read More...]
Let's be honest with each other ... the best part of carrot cake is the cream cheese frosting, right? It's sweet and tangy, rich and indulgent and so darn good. This recipe takes all the flavors of carrot cake (carrots, cinnamon, raisins, walnuts, coconut) and loads them into a soft and chewy … [Read More...]
I love how food has the ability to bring back memories. Whether vague or detailed, certain foods are undoubtedly associated with certain periods of your life. For many of us, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the quintessential "kid food." As an adult, there is something deliciously nostalgic … [Read More...]
Soft and chewy chocolate cookies loaded with M&M's.
My last three posts have all been healthy recipes, so that means it's time for something a little more indulgent. I believe eating is all about balance and moderation, and although it's the start of the new year, I am not about to stop … [Read More...]
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