Featured Recipes

Mexican Hot Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect wintery treat.  They're chocolately, comforting, and have just a little bit of a kick!  We love hot chocolate at our house, and one of our favorite variations is to add some cinnamon…

Healthy Homemade Mayo

Healthy Homemade Mayo | Easy Recipe | Healthy Eating

Healthy homemade mayo may sound complicated and iffy and un-doable, but it's actually quick and easy, and so much healthier than the store-bought stuff!  It takes 5 ingredients and 1 minute.  Really!  If you have an immersion blender, it will…

Spicy Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Spicy Cheddar Cheese Sauce | Game Day Food | Veggies

A spicy cheddar cheese sauce made with real, whole foods...no scary processed stuff here!  This one was a game-changer for me since I don't like to buy super processed cheese (but I admit, I would buy that big brick of…

Soft Pretzel Bites

Soft Pretzel Bites | Snack Food | Recipe

Soft Pretzel Bites are the perfect weekend snack...or really any time you want someone to love you.  They are simple and delicious and easy to make!  My older sister used to work at a pretzel place in the mall way…

Top 10 Favorites from 2015

Looking back at 2015, I've put together my top 10 reader-favorite posts!  It was a lot of fun to see what you loved and which recipes were your favorites.  Thanks for hanging out with me here in my little corner…

Thin Mint Oreo Pops

thin mint oreo pops | christmas treat | winter treat | neighbor gift

Thin Mint Oreo Pops are the perfect winter treat!  They are delicious on their own, but especially dipped in hot chocolate!  The lollipop stick makes it easy to dunk them and still keep your fingers clean.  So I guess that…

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies | Christmas Treat Ideas

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the perfect Christmastime treat.  Just add a few ingredients to a box cake mix, and you're in business!  December is a busy month with family parties, neighborhood parties, church parties, class parties, neighbor gifts, dinners, and…

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

Chocolate pumpkin spice muddy buddies | puppy show | nut free

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies are the perfect answer to the age-old question What kind of muddy buddies should I give my kids with nut allergies? Okay, maybe not age-old, but still important since nut allergies are typically pretty serious. …

Pumpkin Spice Brownie Brittle

Pumpkin Spice Brownie Brittle | Fall Treat | Chocolate

Pumpkin Spice Brownie Brittle is the perfect Fall treat when you want something simple to make and easy to eat!  It's crispy and crunchy, and hard to stop at one!  My kids ate this one up...literally! I discovered brownie brittle…