Blueberry Orange Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies are a favorite treat up here in Pennsylvania and for good reason – they’re portable and two cakes filled with tasty frosting. If you’ve never heard or tasted a whoopie pie, I highly recommend trying out this recipe or my Mint Chocolate Whoopie Pie. The traditional whoopie pie flavors are chocolate, vanilla, redContinue reading “Blueberry Orange Whoopie Pies”

Creamy Honey & Fig No-Bake Cheesecake

So this cheesecake is *almost completely no-bake. The only time you need to turn on your oven is to bake the pretzel crust for 12 minutes, but besides that – you’re refrigerator is doing all the work! The no-bake cheesecake filling is smooth and creamy, sweetened with a touch of honey and swirled with figContinue reading “Creamy Honey & Fig No-Bake Cheesecake”

Kir Royale Panna Cotta

A Kir Royale is a delicious and slightly fancy drink that has Crème de Cassis (blackcurrant liquor) and champagne. The crème de cassis adds a little sweet to the typically dry champagne. The Kir Royale cocktail inspired this smooth panna cotta and instead of champagne, the panna cotta recipe uses prosecco because its more costContinue reading “Kir Royale Panna Cotta”

Strawberry Birthday Cookies

Its my birthday and these cookies are what I want to celebrate with! My birthday, spring, warmer weather and strawberries seem to always go together for me. I’ve always loved strawberries so why not put them in cookies? I put freeze dried strawberries in a food processor so it could mix into the flour mixtureContinue reading “Strawberry Birthday Cookies”

Naturally Dyed Rice Krispies

Spring is here and its Easter weekend so why not fill up those Easter baskets with these adorable and naturally dyed Rice Krispy treats? The recipe is super simple, all you need is butter, marshmallows, rice cereal, and your natural powders. I used tumeric powder for the yellow eggs, matcha powder for the leaves, andContinue reading “Naturally Dyed Rice Krispies”

ULTIMATE Cookie Bars

These ULTIMATE Cookie Bars have all of the best combinations to make your mouth water: salty, sweet, boozy, and crunchy. The base layer is a thick peanut butter chocolate chip cookie bar spiked with Jameson and could definitely be eaten on its own, but to make them ULTIMATE, the cookie bars are topped with aContinue reading “ULTIMATE Cookie Bars”

Chocolate Stout Cake

I initially made this cake to celebrate St. Patricks Day, but this is definitely my new go-to chocolate cake. This just isn’t any chocolate cake – it’s a moist chocolate stout cake frosted with a phenomenal Stout Caramel Icing. Chocolate cake isn’t my favorite cake flavor, but when I made this Stout Cake I couldn’tContinue reading “Chocolate Stout Cake”

Elderberry & Ginger Kombucha

If you’ve never made kombucha at home, it’s pretty simple. Its (almost) a set it and forget it type of drink, except you need to remember it about 2 weeks after you start your brew. Kombucha is basically black tea, sugar and your SCOBY which is short for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast andContinue reading “Elderberry & Ginger Kombucha”

Salmon Tzatziki Couscous

Salmon is my favorite fish to use because it’s a filling, but light protein that’s very versatile for meals and is great in this Mediterranean Salmon Tzatziki Couscous. This Salmon Tzatziki Couscous brings bright, fresh Mediterranean flavors to your table any day of the week. Za’atar is the spice that brings these light, citrus, MediterraneanContinue reading “Salmon Tzatziki Couscous”

Halva & Date Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls are the best thing to wake up to on a weekend morning. I decided to change up the traditional filling with halva and a date spread and wow did they turn out good. Matter of fact, my fiancé asked for them two weekends in a row because they were that good (he doesn’tContinue reading “Halva & Date Cinnamon Rolls”