Homemade (vegan and gluten free) Waffle Toppings  from four simple techniques -- coconut whipped cream, sugared strawberries, apple compote, blueberry compote

Homemade Waffle Toppings: Brandy Apple Compote, Coconut Whipped Cream, Sugared Strawberries, and Blueberry Compote

Some friends recently got married, and one of the things they registered for was a waffle iron. When my husband… Continue reading »

Sun-Dried Tomato and Rosemary Palmiers #appetizer #snack #new-years-eve

Sun-Dried Tomato and Rosemary Palmiers

The New Year is almost here, so I wanted to make sure I shared an *amazing* appetizer recipe that would… Continue reading »

Peppermint Mocha French Silk Pie

Peppermint Mocha French Silk Pie

Are you ready for Christmas? Less than two days to go! I’m not sure whether I’m super excited or super… Continue reading »

Quick and Easy Caprese Skewers - throw these together in a pinch! #appetizer #snack

Caprese Skewers in a pinch

If you’re anything like me, mid-December is ridiculously over-the-top crazy hectic! Between parties, gift giving, shopping, cooking, and decorating, it… Continue reading »

Mini Fudgey Chocolate-Amaretto Cookies

Chocolate Amaretto Cookies

Oh my goodness you guys, it has been weeks! I have a pretty good excuse, though – we just got… Continue reading »

Rum Soaked Bundt Cake (Better than Tortuga?)

Rum Cake (Tortuga Copycat)

A couple of years ago my husband, his parents, and I went on a cruise to the Bahamas. At one… Continue reading »

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing - #autumn defined! #fall #halloween #thanksgiving

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

So, you may remember that last year I crowned my Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Frosting, like, … Continue reading »

Big Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (Chocolate Chip Cookie #11)

Big Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (#11)

As I mentioned yesterday, we’ve had 6 new families move into the neighborhood recently. Since I had put off getting… Continue reading »

Salsa Fresca that is great as a salad, or a dip (cowbow caviar)! #mexican #tomatoes #zucchini #corn #blackbeans #jalapeno #onions

Vegetarian Mexican Salad (or Cowboy Caviar Dip)

I’ve mentioned before that we moved into a new house last summer. Overall, I love everything inch of the new… Continue reading »

Betty Crocker's Chocolate Chip Cookies (Chocolate Chip Cookie #10)

Betty Crocker’s Chocolate Chip Cookies (#10)

We’ve had SIX new families move into our neighborhood in the last month or so. This may be a record!… Continue reading »