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Malted Milk & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Most people have a "go to" recipe when you are asked to bring something to a party or event.  Either an appetizer or dessert that has never failed you and always makes your friends happy to see you?  Yeah well this is mine!  Thank you Pioneer…
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Baked Whole Wheat Powdered Donuts

Lets talk about guilty pleasures.  Lets talk about that thing you see in the store or the gas station that you know has zero nutritional value but you must have it. NOW.  I have this love affair with Hostess Powdered Donettes.  In college…
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Baked Lemon Risotto

Hello friend! I am so excited to share this lemon risotto with you.  Who thought risotto could be easy to make?  Not me.  But alas, my fave blogger Joy the Baker found a way to make it happen.  I have been loving lemony dishes the last…
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Pear, Blue Cheese & Caramelized Onion Pizza

Do you ever want to impress people with food but find it just too tiring and stressful?  Well fear not!  This pizza is so simple and delish that you will want to make it every night.  The key to making easy pizza is PRE-MADE DOUGH.  I…
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Double Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

These cookies were inspired by my Peanut Butter Cookie Cups.  A co-worker is a Peanut butter fanatic and thought that peanut butter buttercream on peanut butter cookies would be divine.  Topped with a mini reese's, these little bites are…
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Apricot & Brie Crostini with Golden Honey

Fun Fact: An ocean breeze and push your worries aside. My grandparents have a wonderful little house in Laguna Beach.  On Sunday we went there for dinner and I made these amazing little bites of goodness.  Good food + ocean breeze....…
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Butterfinger Caramel Corn

Life can be hard at times.  I haven't posted on the site in a while, and I apologize! Life happened last week.  And life got real.  My grandma, who is one of the strongest, cutest, funniest people of all time, passed away.   It still…
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Cinnamon Chip Snickerdoodles

Oh sweet cinnamon and sugar.  I feel that this pair comes through my house at least once a week.  Thank goodness for Costco Cinnamon tubs!  I have used the same snickerdoodle recipe for years, but I thought it was about time I mix it up. …
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Oatmeal & Dark Chocolate Chippers

Do you remember the days when you would come home from school and a fresh batch of cookies was being pulled out of the oven?  Yeah me neither.  That only happens in Toll House commercials, but it is a beautiful thought isn't it?  I try…
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Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Let me start off by saying GO USA!!!  I am loving these olympics and have been struggling with how late I am willing to stay up to catch all the good stuff.  And although I would love to only enjoy "American Food" throughout this 30th olympiad,…
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Creamsicle Cupcakes

Do you remember not so long ago when I made an Orange Creamsicle Cake? Do you remember me saying how ridiculously good it was?  Well when I had the chance to recreate it, I knew it was the perfect time to try out these cute little popsicles…
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Homemade Magic Shell

When I first saw that you could make your own magic shell I thought, blasphemy!   A hard chocolate coating makes everything better, especially ice cream.  So I thought I would give it a try.  It is pretty terrifying how easy it was, and…