Tag Archive: Desserts

Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

The cooler fall weather always puts me in the mood for baking. With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought dried cranberries was the perfect addition to the classic chocolate chip cookie. My family loved… Continue reading

Raspberry Orange Skewers with Lime Zest

Here’s a quick, refreshing snack idea. I made this for the kids on a Saturday afternoon, right in those early evening hours when energy is low and the pre-dinner whining is threatening to… Continue reading

Orange Squares

I adore lemon squares and have made a vegan version that satisfies my craving from time to time. But my dear husband has never been a fan. The tartness of the lemon has… Continue reading

Banana Boats

As you can see, my girls could barely contain their excitement. This is a simple, fun dessert idea to do with kids. You may have even seen or done something similar while on… Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Crescents

I was in desperate need of an almond paste fix. And a chocolate fix was approaching steadily after. These crescents rolls filled with a sweet layer of each hit the spot. They’re like… Continue reading

Funnel Pancakes

My absolute favorite carnival food is funnel cake. I can eat that stuff like there’s no tomorrow. The warm dough that’s ooey gooey on the inside and crispy on the outside, the sprinkling… Continue reading

Nutella Wontons

I promised I’d do something good with that Chocolate Hazelnut Spread from the other day. I first saw this idea years ago on an episode of Everyday Italian with Giada De Laurentiis. Of… Continue reading

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Nutella rocks. I LOVED the creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread back when I was eating dairy products. I could polish off an entire tub in a matter of days, one spoonful at a time. But… Continue reading

Almond Ice Cream Bon Bons

We’ve all heard the sayings about sitting on the couch eating bon bons, right? Well whether you’re brooding, gossiping, or just simply pigging out on your couch, these delicious little things will complete… Continue reading

Peach and Candied Ginger Scones

A local grocery store makes a killer vegan ginger biscuit using candied ginger but for a wimp like me, their huge chunks of ginger offer a bit too much zing, especially in a… Continue reading

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

Avocados are creamy, rich, decadent and good for you. So why not put them into a cupcake?!? Chocolate and avocado make for an awesome pair in this stunning recipe. The avocado replaces the… Continue reading

Cookies n’ Cream Smoothie

Here’s a quick smoothie idea that is relatively guilt-free. I made this for my kids one afternoon after school and they looked at me in disbelief, wondering why I was feeding them dessert… Continue reading