Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

I am trying to get into the habit of making (and wanting) smoothies for breakfast. They are so simple to make and work great for meals on the go. My boyfriend is a huge fan of green smoothies, where … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

It's that time of year again! I signed up for the  Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap again this year and got some great ideas for what to bake for Christmas! In its third year, the Great Food … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

Chocolate Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

I had a craving for a pumpkin treat this weekend so I went in search of a recipe I could make with stuff I already had on hand. I came across this recipe from Whole Foods for Pumpkin Cream Cheese … [Read more...]

Chewy Crispy Bars with Candy Corn and M&M's

Chewy Crispy Bars with Candy Corn and M&M’s

These crispy bars are a great use of leftover Halloween candy, or would be a really awesome treat to give out on Halloween! They are simple to make and can be cut into any size you please. This recipe … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Gluten Free Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Gluten free baking. Does it terrify anyone else? Just me? Hm.  Whelp. I finally decided it was time to conquer my fear and try my hand at it. I was sent a copy of Kyra Bussanich's new cookbook … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began last night at sundown. Honey plays a significant role in Rosh Hashanah celebrations, signifying hopes for a sweet new year.  Apples or challah dipped in honey … [Read more...]

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

I made these cupcakes for a lovely vegan bride-to-be for her bridal shower this weekend. I'm not going to lie, I was going to do a test run of these, and if I didn't like them, she was getting normal … [Read more...]

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Dark Chocolate Brownies with Ice Cream and Grilled Fruit

Whenever I visit my friends who live on the Chesapeake, I try to bring some food. I found a recipe for a Tart with Grilled Fruit in a cookbook called Crazy About Pies that I bookmarked for my next … [Read more...]