Dessert

Fresh Mint Chocolate Cookies

Herbs from your garden aren’t just for savory recipes and drinks.  Once I started baking desserts using fresh mint, I could no longer stomach the mint extract you buy from the store.  These fresh mint cookies are a delicious way to bake cookies during the summer.  Your kids will love […]

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

These mini peanut butter cookie dough bites are delightful.  They’re little.  They’re vegan. They’re gluten-free.  AND they are naturally sweetened with maple syrup. I made these because they are going to be a component of another recipe that I will post later in the week.  I would find a healthy […]

 

Healthy Oreo Blizzard

Your entire family will LOVE this Homemade Banana Ice Cream Oreo Blizzard!  You will love it because it is so much healthier than store-bought Oreo blizzards and Oreo Mc Flurries.  Your kids will love it because it is sweet, creamy, and chocolatey.  Banana ice cream is the perfect healthy sweet […]

 

Three Ingredient Lemon Nice Cream

Happy New Year! Am I the only one Freaking out just a little that it’s 2015?  Seriously, time is going by too fast, and I hate it!  For New Years, my family and I went to a get-together with our college friends, and now we have been friends with most of these […]

 

DIY “LUCKY CHARMS” Marshmallows

I know that Lucky Charms Cereal has more sugar than one person needs for an entire week.   But, as a thirty-something who grew up watching sugar cereal commercials. I feel nostalgic over Lucky Charms. I remember when they introduced the RED BALLOON marshmallow, followed by that RAINBOW marshmallow.  OMG, it was SUCH […]

 

Mini “Kiss” Cookies

I try to limit my sweets during the holidays.  It can be a challenge.  I like to keep my desserts bite-sized! These Mini “Kiss” Cookies are not actually made with a Kiss.   They are made with Dark Chocolate Chips.  They are straightforward and only take 8 minutes to bake. […]

 

Sweet Potato Flourless Cookies

OMG you guys, you have to try these.  They are so good!   In August, I posted an original recipe, Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies, and they instantly became popular on the web.  Yesterday, I had some leftover Baked Sweet Potatoes in the fridge, so I broke them out and decided […]

 

Sweet Potato – Grain Free Brownies

These Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies are the comforting cure-all to any decidedly dreary fall day. And I know what you’re probably thinking.  ” Sweet potatoes and chocolate?  Do these foods go together?  I am here to tell you, yes they do.  Ever since becoming and adult, I have been bombarded […]

 

Apple Spice & Cauliflower Cupcakes

Soooooooo…….Back track about 18 months ago, I was a busy new mom who was spending much time making homemade baby food for her infant.  I found out right away that mixing a vegetable with a fruit usually meant that the food situation was a win- win for both of us. […]

 

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookes are beyond perfect and made with olive oil instead of butter! These cookies achieve a  unique flavor, and I sometimes add a little sea salt to these cookies.  Olive oil isn’t just for savory cooking.  Olive oil also tastes delicious in baked goods!   I […]