Tag: dessert

S’mores Chocolate Mug Cake

S’mores Chocolate Mug Cake

Okay, I am officially obsessed with this recipe. In 5 minutes flat, you can have a fudgy, velvety chocolate dessert that looks and tastes like it came from an upscale restaurant. It could be the best elevated s’more you’ve ever tasted, and all you need is a 

Dinners Around the World

Dinners Around the World

During the COVID-19 pandemic, my family kept things interesting at home by having themed “dinners around the world.” We decorated, dressed for each occasion, and ate all different types of cuisines. It was a lot of fun, and the best part was trying a whole 

Vanilla Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Vanilla Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Stumbled upon these DELICIOUS tiny cookies while experimenting in the kitchen. It all started with Nilla wafers – one of my childhood favorites and a serious guilty pleasure. My sister and I agree the vanilla sweetness is simply irresistible, so we thought it would be 

A Year of Great Eats

A Year of Great Eats

Over the course of 2019, I spent approximately 800 hours in the kitchen and about the same amount of time eating. That being said, a good portion of my life (about 18%) revolves around food, and that’s not even counting the time I spend thinking 

Gingerdoodle Cookies

Gingerdoodle Cookies

I just finished all my final exams, and it’s time to celebrate – with these cookies to be exact!  Snickerdoodles and gingerbread cookies collide in this delightful holiday recipe!  These scrumptious treats have the best of both worlds… they are perfectly spiced and delightfully soft 

Festive Double Chocolate Cookies

Festive Double Chocolate Cookies

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these rich, soft in the middle, and wonderfully indulgent cookies.   They make for the perfect little gift for friends, teammates, or co-workers during the holiday season, as they look quite fancy but are actually super easy to make!  Simply dipping 

Fudgy Brownies

Fudgy Brownies

Brownies… they’re here!  I’ve had a few people request this recipe, so I finally took photos of them before they got gobbled up, and now I’m ready to share them! Before I get into the rich, indulgent nature of these gluten free treats, I wanted 

Apple Pie With Crumble Topping

Apple Pie With Crumble Topping

Apple pie a la mode is such a classic dessert, and it has always been one of my favorites.  Although it takes quite a bit more time to make from scratch, it is 100% worth the work!  This recipe features a crust that is nothing 

Greek Yogurt Brownies

Greek Yogurt Brownies

Yes, I’m the type of person who always likes to finish off a meal with a bit of dessert.  Whether it’s a square of dark chocolate or a spoonful of ice cream, I always like to leave my taste buds with something sweet.  More often 

Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry Banana Bread

Instead of simply raving about the recipe, I thought I would bring in some inspiration.  So, I will be introducing a quote and adding my personal insight before discussing how it relates to your life.  Ultimately, it all ties back to this delightful strawberry banana bread and 

Double Chocolate Cookies

Double Chocolate Cookies

  These cookies are one of my personal favorites, and they are sure to be any chocolate lovers dream.  The first time I made these ooey-gooey, super-chocolatey, “I-think-I-might-eat-seven, delicious cookies, I shared a few with friends and even gave one to my hairdresser.  She loved 

Trail Mix Cookies

Trail Mix Cookies

I’ve made oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, and ones with pumpkin spice.   In this recipe, they all combine to make one ultimate oatmeal cookie!  I mean it’s got all the goodness in one spot, perfect if you can’t decide what to make! With 

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodles are such a classic cookie.  They are a perfect dessert to bring to a party, gathering, or simply to share with your friends.  I often ask my team, “if I were to bring a treat to the gym today, what should I make?” These, 

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

These cakes baked in a ramekin are a perfect dessert for two… or one – sometimes they are just too good to share!  Extremely moist, chocolaty, and delicious, this flourless recipe yields an extra fudgy version of rich chocolate cake.  As an added bonus, they 

Berry Crisp

Berry Crisp

Each morning, I begin by writing down three core intentions for the day and three things to be thankful for.  Today, my gratitude list included frozen produce.  Although it is something we do not often think about, freezer technology allows us to enjoy food at 

Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

When you can’t decide if you’re in the mood for cheesecake or brownies, these are the perfect compromise!  With a fudgy brownie layer and a classic vanilla cheesecake layer on top, they are rich, sweet, and absolutely delightful. What’s more, they are lightened up!  Substituting 

Soft Double Chocolate Tahini Cookies

Soft Double Chocolate Tahini Cookies

I kept eyeing my near full jar of tahini sitting around after making edamame hummus.  Naturally, I started brainstorming what I was going to do with the rest, and I decided to try baking with it!  Although ground sesame seeds in cookies may seem a 

Autumn Favorite Cookies

Autumn Favorite Cookies

These are actually pumpkin-spice-oatmeal-cranberry cookies, but that is quite a mouthful, and it only takes one word to describe them: scrumptious.  Plus, they taste like fall and waft an amazing cinnamon spice aroma through your kitchen.  So, I decided to call them “autumn favorite cookies” 

Mini Muffin Trio

Mini Muffin Trio

This mini muffin trio is not only super cute, but beyond delicious. With vanilla spice, orange blueberry, and cherry chocolate chip flavor variations, these little muffins make for a great snack when craving something sweet and scrumptious! It’s almost impossible not to smile when taking 

Lava Cake

Lava Cake

This lava cake is everything a dessert should be; warm, gooey, and deliciously rich. Paired with vanilla ice cream and garnished with fresh berries, this lava cake will surely impress.  

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These delightful carrot cake cupcakes are based off a recipe in The Fannie Farmer Cookbook with a few modifications.   I absolutely love the flavor and texture the pineapple adds…it certainly sets these apart from other carrot cakes.   Perfectly moist, flavorful, and satisfying, this recipe yields 24 

Nana’s Blueberry Squares

Nana’s Blueberry Squares

This was my Nana’s recipe, and these blueberry squares have been a longtime family favorite.  They make for the perfect treat anytime… breakfast, snack, dessert, you name it!  Bake at your own risk though… they’re addicting!