8 Healthy Summer Dessert Recipes

Veria Fruit Pizza

It is no secret that I have a serious sweet tooth.  While my family loves my baked goods, my waist line wouldn’t agree. I love a  dessert that doesn’t give me any guilt. (Don’t we all?) Summer is the perfect time to prepare an amazing, yet healthy treat. With so many fresh fruits in season, it [...]

Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with topping Recipe

This past week I spied some very over ripe bananas sitting in a bowl on my counter. Every time I’d walk past, these bananas would call out to me, begging me to bake them into some banana bread. And really, who am I to refuse such a simple request? But while I love a traditional [...]

Banana Oat Muffins: Breakfast on the Go

Banana Oat Muffins Recipe

I’m a sucker for a good muffin. And while I love muffins with a crumb topping,  I can also appreciate a healthier alternative. These banana oat muffins are a great choice for a quick breakfast on the go. They are filling and taste great with a cup of coffee. If you want to take things [...]

Soft and Chewy Date Filled Sugar Cookies

Date Cookies Old Better Homes and Garden Cookbook Recipe Inside

Growing up, my mom would have an all-out baking binge session with my sister and I. It typically lasted a full weekend and we always had way more options for baked goods and candies than we really needed. But it quality time something we all loved to do. While I don’t get to bake like [...]

Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies Party Animals for the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day

Hillshire Farm Love Pup Litl Smokies

No gathering is quite complete in our family without bacon wrapped Lit’l Smokies from Hillshire Farm. If we are serving appetizers for the holidays or a big game, they are sure to be there. So when I was asked to try creating some fun party animals with them, I couldn’t refuse. They certainly take the [...]

Love Note Valentine Butter Cookies

Valentine Love Note Cookies Butter Spritz

I love baking for Valentine’s Day!  Normally sweet treats get even sweeter with hearts galore. One of my favorite cookies for decorating during the holidays is spritz. I find them a lot quicker and easier than homemade sugar cookies which have to be rolled out. After discovering how to actually make sprinkles and sugars stick [...]

Nut Goodie Fudge

Nut Goodie Fudge Layers Peanuts

There are just some recipes that seem to stand the test of time. That tried once, you just can’t help but make them again, over and over. One Christmas tradition for us has been this nut goodie fudge. My mom started making it for our family when I growing up and it was always on [...]

Baked and Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Baked and Loaded Mashed Pototoes featuring Betty Crocker

I freely admit that I typically only use fresh potatoes when cooking. I’ve never been a huge fan of instant mashed potatoes because an aftertaste I find unappealing. I also love texture in my potatoes so I’ve pretty much avoided all boxed mashed potatoes. But I was recently challenged by General Mills to come up [...]

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