double chocolate cake slice

This is something special. Fudgy and moist chocolate layers, filled with cherry preserves, brushed with Grand Marnier, and finished with a dark chocolate sour cream frosting. It has all my favorite things in one...

chia blueberry pudding
January 12, 2015

5 Healthy Desserts

Low-carb, gluten-free, vegan, Paleo - these aren't the typical words I use to describe the desserts I feature on this blog. But today is different! Today we're going to talk about some healthy desserts. January...

chocolate hazelnut baklava

Rich, chocolate-y, buttery, sticky, sweet, and spiked with bourbon. Is there a better way to welcome in the new year?

mini bacon chocolate ice cream sandwich
December 29, 2014

Closing Out a Delicious 2014

I’ve been writing my year-end recaps the last few years (here’s 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013). Last year as I looked back at my Year of Gratitude, I said, I just know that 2014...

oatmeal cookies with cranberries and white chocolate chips

I wanted a cookie that would be loved by all, nothing too fancy, all wholesome and perfect. Kinda like my ideal man, minus the plaid and tattoos.

condensed milk cookies
December 15, 2014

Condensed Milk Cookies

The cookies taste like a cross between a sugar cookie and buttery shortbread. It's surprisingly not too sweet, even with white chocolate chips, but instead just tastes mild and creamy. It's soft and chewy,...

healthy chocoalte avocado pudding

I was so tempted to trash this up. I was so tempted to add a big glug of coconut rum or sweet bourbon. Fold in chunks of milk chocolate. Or toffee bits. Or maybe...

cointreau dark chocolate cherry truffles
December 4, 2014

The Four Survey

I’ve been seeing this survey float around the internet for the last few weeks, and when two of my favorite girls (Alaina and Christina) posted it on their blogs, I figured I’ll jump on...

mushroom ricotta pizza

There I was, sprawled on the floor in my sweaty running clothes, eating a slice of fancy mushroom pizza. In another life, I would've wrinkle my nose at my unshowered self, I would've said...

french baguettes

Not sure if you guys ever noticed, but I've never made bread here. Sure, I've made quick breads (aka breakfast cake) but I've never made real bread, the kind that needs yeast... You are right in...