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How to Make a Crumb Crust – Making a Crumble Crust in Minutes

A crunchy crumb crust (AKA crumble crust) is a cooking technique that I use for a lot of my recipes. It is super versatile and useful in pie recipes, bar recipes and so much more. This delicious crust can form the bottom layer of bar and cheesecake recipes and can take the place of a …

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10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange – Fun Ideas for a Cookie Swap

A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day and Easter are also popular times for cookie swaps. This type of party is a fun way to share your favorite cookie recipes, since many holiday gatherings include a party dessert table. December 22 is recognized each year as National Cookie Exchange Day. To …

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Summer Desserts Ideas – Tips for a Dessert Table That Takes the Heat

Outdoor parties are so much fun, but how do you make sure that the summer desserts ideas that you choose are those that melt IN your mouth and not on the table? Keep these handy tips in mind for a fun outdoor summer dessert table that can take the heat. Outdoor entertaining is a fun …

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Party Dessert Table Ideas – 17 Tips to Make your Sweets Table Decor a Hit

Putting together a great looking table for desserts and sweets is not as hard as you might think. These easy party dessert table ideas will rock your next gathering. Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts? Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity …

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Skittles Cheese Balls – Sweet and Sour Super Bowl Cheese Ball Recipes

Are you looking for a Super Bowl recipe that will tempt your sweet tooth? These two versions of Skittles cheese balls are easy to prepare and use both sweet and sour Skittles candy as their topping. It’s that time of the year!  I love it when the Super Bowl rolls around each year. My daughter …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins with a Creamy Cheesecake Center

These chocolate peanut butter muffins have a creamy cheesecake peanut butter center surrounded by a delicious chocolate outside. Have them for breakfast, or for dessert. Just have them! Did you know that there is a National Muffin Day? It’s celebrated on February 20 each year. Let’s celebrate by making muffins with another favorite taste in …

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Blueberry Energy Bites – Great Breakfast or Snack Treat

These delicious Blueberry Energy Bites have a tasty icing drizzle for a bit of extra sweetness. I love energy bites. They are jam packed with wholesome ingredients and give you a burst of energy just when you need it. The energy balls are great for a fast breakfast, or as a nutritious snack. I also …

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Banana Nut Breakfast Bars – Healthy Grab and Go Slices

I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for that matter.)   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar recipe instead. If you are looking for a quick, on the go breakfast recipe that you can grab on a busy …

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Almond Butter Balls – No Bake Paleo Bites with Whole30 Adjustments

Loaded with almond butter, dates and cocoa powder, these nutritious almond butter balls are a quick pick me up, and make a nice addition to a healthy protein packed breakfast. The no bake Paleo bites (with Whole30 adjustments) are super easy to make and have a lovely sweet taste but have no added sugar. I …

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Orange Cheesecake Bars – Creamsicle Slice Recipe with Orange Ganache

This recipe for orange cheesecake bars reminds me a bit of the frozen Creamsicle bars that I used to love when I was a kid. These delicious dessert bars are the perfect addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. The tasty recipe is a cross between a cheesecake and sugar cookies, delightfully flavored and baked …

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Walnut Crescent Cookies – Vanilla Crescent Roll Cookie Recipe

These walnut crescent cookies are very delicate and tasty.  The texture is light and fluffy and the flavor has a lovely hint of vanilla and cinnamon. Bring some to your holiday cookie swap and wait for rave reviews. The holidays are just around the corner and that always gets me thinking of making cookies. I …

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies – No Bake Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

Today’s pumpkin recipe are these delicious pumpkin spice cookies. They are sweetened with pure maple syrup and contain gluten free oats for a clean eating treat. In case you didn’t notice it, fall is on the way. On social media that means months of everything pumpkin! Pumpkin spice is something that I use all the …

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Oreo Bonbons – Cookies and Cream Candy Recipe

These Oreo bonbons are a cookies and cream candy recipe that will delight your family and friends. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. What do you make when you can’t decide between a cookie and some candy? Why get the flavors of both in one dessert, of course! This sweet confectionery …

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Old Fashioned Candy Recipes – 20+ Candy Ideas to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

Do you have memories of spending time with grandma making sweet treats? These old fashioned candy recipes will take you right back to those days! Candy is the perfect addition to a party dessert table. The holidays are a popular time for homemade candy recipes but, truth be told, I enjoy making it all year round! …

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Keep those Resolutions Going with these Healthy Recipes and Meal Plan

New Year’s Day may be a thing of the past for you, but its easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions going with one of these healthy recipes. They are tasty, easy and perfect for losing weight. We all have the best of intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy on January …

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No Bake Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate & Coconut – 3 WW Points

These no bake peanut butter balls make a great snack or light dessert. Honey, coconut and dark chocolate chips add a nice bite of sweetness and crunch to this delightful treat.  Looking for a post workout snack that is healthy and still tastes amazing?  Try these home made peanut butter coconut balls.  They are super …

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles

There could not be any more perfect cheesecake recipe for Valentine’s day or Christmas than these delicious and pretty Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. The combination of the deep red center and the white chocolate topping, drizzled with light red trails of sweetness is the perfect …

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Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes – The Perfect Sweet Treat

These strawberry buttercream cupcakes use these two of my favorite flavors flavors and are the perfect dessert to tempt your loved one, (and yourself) on Valentine’s day (or any day for that matter!). Cupcakes are a great choice to add to any party dessert table. I love the taste of chocolate and strawberries. It’s decadent, but also …

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Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

Traditional Amish food is very simple and something that we associate with the group today. We think of it as comfort food.  It usually has simple, plain ingredients. Where are Amish people living in the US? The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania, …

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Buckeye Fudge – a Holiday Favorite

This tasty buckeye fudge is a wonderful mix of peanut butter fudge with a rich chocolate layer. It has all the flavor of Buckeye balls but is so much easier to make. The buckeye recipe is a decadent, delicious and holiday comfort food all rolled into one delicious bundle. They are a hit on any party dessert …

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Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses with Just 3 Ingredients!

I love making Gingerbread houses for the holidays and a great starts with a recipe for the perfect Royal icing.  It makes the house easy to put together and tastes great, to boot. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition …

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Chocolate Cherry Macaroons – Only 4 WW Points!

These chocolate cherry macaroons have a light and crunchy coconut and egg white base that is topped with a maraschino cherry and drizzled with rich, dark chocolate. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. Chocolates and cherries – I can’t think of anything that goes better together.  If you love this taste …

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