Recipes Archive


Candied Christmas Crunch

I don’t know about you, but the change of seasons has made me want to “cozy in” and do some holiday baking! I know its a bit early for Christmas recipes, but while my family was helping me go through my recipes in search of some Thanksgiving dessert ideas, they came across


Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars

Ever wonder what happens when you have a craving for brownies and chocolate chip cookies at the same time but can’t decide which one to make? Um, this happens! Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars! Yes, you heard that right; a layer of gooey, fudegy brownie, topped with a layer of crumbly, chocolately


Creamy Dark Chocolate Frosting

  With the July 4th holiday approaching, party planning is in full swing! Our annual family get-together is typically filled with swimming, fireworks, and of course, food. This year my family has requested my famous chocolate cupcakes with dark chocolate frosting; not so much for the cake, but for the yummy, creamy,


Earthquake Cake

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! The last few weekends we have been celebrating birthdays with family (a lot of February/March birthdays in our family), and that means lots and lots of cake! This past weekend it was my turn to bake the birthday cake, and knowing


Churro Bites

What a treat to wake up to this Monday morning! Homemade churro bites; deliciously golden with a crunchy, sweet crust and warm, moist inside. Small enough to just pop right into your mouth; one after the other. And the aroma! Let me just say… YUM! Living in the Southwest, there are no


Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon cookies are typically my summer go-to treat, but sometimes it’s nice to have a reminder of summer during the cold, dark days of winter.  This soft and chewy lemon cookie is sure to brighten the darkest day and add a smile to your face! It’s also quick and easy to make!


Stuffed Mushrooms With Cream Cheese And Sausage

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that Santa brought you everything you asked for! It was so nice to spend time with my family and friends, celebrating together and reflecting on the true meaning of the season. It’s also nice to think back on 2014, all of


Quick and Easy Peppermint Mocha

It’s been cold, cloudy and rainy here the last few days, which is a rare thing here in the desert, even in winter. I’m taking full advantage of the situation by warming up with one of my favorite seasonal coffee drinks; peppermint mocha. It’s delicious, easy to make, and really hits the


Pumpkin Spice Bread

What would Fall be without the warm, spicy aroma of pumpkin bread cooking in the oven? Boring, that’s what! So, to keep Fall from being boring, I did a little baking over the weekend – Pumpkin Spice Bread – to be exact. This is my go-to recipe when I’m craving the organic,


Caramel Apple Cider

I don’t know about you but I am thoroughly enjoying every single bit of the Fall season! My home is all decorated and cozy, the weather has finally cooled down, and I’m consuming mass amounts of pumpkin spice everything. So much, in fact, that I decided to give myself a little break from my