Maple Cinnamon Blueberry Smoothie

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Yum Whether you love smoothies to kickstart your day, get you through the afternoon slump, satisfy nighttime sweet tooth snack cravings, or all of the above, you need a basic formula for blending up that creamy goodness. That way you can easily create some go-to combinations that pack in fruits, veggies, and plenty of other… 

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Gluten Free Cinnamon Raisin Bagels for #SundaySupper

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Yum From coast to coast and even around the world, #SundaySupper is bringing you a menu of Hometown Favorites this week. You don’t have to let a wheat allergy keep you from enjoying one of my favorite breakfast foods. Break out the cream cheese, because it’s much easier than you’d think to make a batch… 

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Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls – Guest Post from Heather’s French Press

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Yum Cinnamon rolls, a Christmas classic in my book, and chocolate combine to create a new holiday sweet roll favorite. No holiday brunch or Christmas morning breakfast should be complete without Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls. The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous recipe from my friend Heather! Make sure you also… 

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Mexican Chocolate Spice Mix

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Yum As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m sure everyone has chocolate on the brain. Do you want to really spice things up and add a a little something extra to your favorite chocolaty treats? With the warmth of cinnamon and ginger and the kick of cayenne pepper, you’ll be sure to heat up any recipe by… 

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Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) – November #ImprovChallenge

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Yum We’re back for another Improv Challenge, and this month stretched my culinary horizons to use an ingredient I’ve never cooked or baked with before.  We are all whipping up recipes using Orange and Cardamom.  For some reason, when I thought about these two ingredients, my mind immediately settled on cookies.  So today I am… 

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Mexican Chocolate Pudding (or Brownie) Oatmeal

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Yum I am clearly setting a bad example for my son.  I mean this Mexican Chocolate Pudding (or Brownie) Oatmeal is what I eat for breakfast everyday!  He has his bowl of fruit and plain yogurt with some nuts or ground flax seeds or chia seeds and watches me eat this.  I’m a terrible mother…. 

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Classic Snickerdoodles for my Dad

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Yum Here is a classic cookie recipe for you – Snickerdoodles.  I mentioned on my Facebook page that these were in my annual Christmas cookie repertoire when someone asked what they were, and I realized that they aren’t really just a classic cookie, they are a classic American cookie recipe.  And, though this is something… 

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Coconutty Snickerdoodles (aka Coco-Doodles)

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Yum I like to think of myself as a little bit scientist, a little bit artist.  I read, study, observe, and experiment.  But I also throw in a little of this and a little of that, fancy things up a bit.  I do this is pretty much all aspects of my life.  All except baking…… 

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Cinnamon & Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce

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Yum A personal and family favorite, this Cinnamon & Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce will make your kitchen smell amazing while it cooks, and it has so much more flavor than the stuff in a can. Undoubtedly every family has stories about Thanksgiving mishaps.  We certainly have our share.  Nothing epic, like setting the house on… 

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