Minion Bars: Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Bars

You’re going to love these healthy peanut butter banana bars! With the kids home for the summer more, I’ve decided that I need to have a few more healthy snacks on hand for them. I would much rather make them a healthy snack than have them run to the store and buy something less than healthy. […]

Frozen Banana Coffee Frappe Recipe

I’m not sure that there is anything I look forward to first thing in the morning more than coffee. I’m one of those people that needs at least 3 or 4 cups to get moving in the morning. While I look forward to a hot cup of coffee on a cool morning, as the temperatures […]

Easy Mini Berry Tarts – Red White & Blue Dessert

These easy mini berry tarts are delicious! Did you ever notice that portion control is a challenge? Seriously. I occasionally splurge on a dessert especially on holidays and at family events. That piece of pie or piece of cake that ends up on my plate somehow manages to be much larger than one portion. It’s […]

Arroz con Leche Recipe: Mexican Rice Pudding

This Arroz con Leche recipe uses raisins and was inspired by the fact that the first week in May is National Raisin Week.  National Raisin Week is always the first full week in May which in 2015 is May 4 through May 10. There are lots of delicious recipes you can make that call for raisins […]

Salted Caramel Brownie Recipe – Gluten Free

Those of you who follow me on Instagram would have noticed some really fun photos from Boston last week.  I was very lucky to have been chosen to go on a trip to visit Boston and learn more about American Heritage Chocolate. I will have a post up next week sharing more about what I […]

Gluten Free Italian Easter Pie – Pastiera di Grano

Finding gluten free Easter desserts everyone enjoys is a bit of a challenge. Most of the desserts I see are for cookies, cupcakes, and cakes which just don’t taste like their non-gluten-free counterparts.  This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. You may […]

Healthy Gluten Free Desserts – Blueberry Crisp

This is one of our favorite healthy gluten-free desserts! A month or so ago, my Mom found out that she had to have surgery to have a gallstone removed. Besides freaking her out slightly, it made her stop and think about her health – which is a good thing. She doesn’t eat healthy and is quite […]

Allergy Friendly | Grain Free Pumpkin Nut Bread

Making allergy free food choices has become almost automatic for me most of the time. I know what I need to buy at the grocery store. I know what meals I need to cook. The one area I still struggle with is finding things that are allergy friendly for everyone in the house to snack on. […]

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe | Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas gifts are the best kind. I love getting hand crafted items for Christmas and homemade food gifts like this Peanut Butter Fudge recipe. To me, they mean a lot more because I know that someone took extra time to make something for me.  While we don’t eat a lot of sweets, I do […]

How to Make a Trifle | Italian Christmas Trifle Recipe

Have you ever wondered how to make a trifle? The holidays will be here soon and that means special desserts. I generally don’t eat dessert for the most part but with all of the entertaining around Thanksgiving and Christmas, I allow myself a few here and there. I try to keep the desserts I make […]