Paleo Chocolate Cherry Treats


  As you can probably tell if you have been reading this blog for any length of time, I don’t prescribe to any sort of special diet.  I have recipes that are vegan, gluten free, paleo and even recipes that are full of fat, full sugar, full of crazy bad things.  I have recipes just… 

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Cardamon Spice Cookies


Years ago, while I was pregnant with my daughter, I decided to buy a copy of Gourmet magazine (Dec 2004) during the holidays.  Something about the cookies and treats on the cover inspired me to not only purchase the magazine, but to bake every cookie recipe in it.   I have pictures of me baking, about… 

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From the Archives: Halloween Slice and Bake Cookies


****FROM THE ARCHIVES: I made some goat cheese sugar cookies the other night and they made me reminisce about these great cookies I made years before. Halloween is next week and though I have not gotten anywhere with costumes or decorations, I have made cookies. I suggest you do the same. **** First, Happy November! … 

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Chocolate Chip Biscotti with Frosting


As I strolled down the aisles at the grocery store yesterday, I realized I wanted it to be fall. I wanted to sit in my slightly cool kitchen, sipping coffee, perusing magazines while eating treats. I didn’t really want to jump in the pool or lay in the sun–I wanted soup, hot beverages, and an… 

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Peanut Butter Slutty Brownies (Take 2)

Peanut Butter Slutty Brownies 3

I am posting this AGAIN because for some reason the recipe was just not working. Hopefully, this one should work. And, just so you know–this recipe is NOT vegan but I am working on a vegan adaptation and hope to get it up on the site soon. A while back I made these Slutty Brownies,… 

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Chocolate Brownie Cookies with a Surprise

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies 2

I was so excited to make a cookie for my Food Bloggers Cookie Swap buddies. I considered so many different cookies but finally settled on these. My family always loves the chocolate crinkle cookies that seem to pop up during the holidays and these are the same…with a little surprise in the middle. The surprise… 

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Our Holiday Kiss Cookies


We are starting our holiday baking! Yesterday, we made our traditional Kiss Cookie with a few special twists……they were amazing! Since moving to Florida, a land far away from our families, we have had to change up our holiday traditions a bit. Instead of usually spending Christmas Eve with family, we have started having an… 

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Peanut Butter Slutty Brownies


(It has come to my attention that the post I did last week wasn’t working for some reason….here it is again in a hopefully, more readable format.  This is one recipe you don’t want to miss.) A while back I made these Slutty Brownies, inspired by What’s Gaby Cooking and they have been one of… 

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