baking Archive


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,


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


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,


Petite Low-Fat Vanilla Scones

I really enjoy baking when:  a) I have the time, b) motivation strikes and c) I have the energy.  Unfortunately, the stars do not align too often around here, but for some reason, last weekend was different.  I woke up on Sunday morning and decided I just absolutely HAD to bake something.