Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

If you get serious chocolate cravings like I do, these little brownie creations will amaze you. Seriously, every time I make these, they’re quickly devoured – and I mean by everyone. You’ll find it very hard to believe that these … Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

I love baking!! But baking too many sweets can have a down side, since we never want to tempt those we care about with anything that isn’t ideal for good health, right? Here’s one of my favorite answers to this challenge to satisfy … Continue reading

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

I’ve been making these Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups just about every single week for the few months, and always try to sneak a few in the freezer, too. Made with whole rolled oats and loads of fruit, they make an easy breakfast … Continue reading

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Holidays and special occasions seem to conjure up thoughts of guilt-inducing, artery-damaging foods, but isn’t a celebration more reason than ever to create and share wonderful recipes that may actually promote vibrant good health? With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day around the corner, we can challenge ourselves … Continue reading

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

My mom used to make THE most amazing Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, the finest in all the land… She used to tell us that it was the same pumpkin pie that Mamie Eisenhower served in the White House. (Does anyone else … Continue reading

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

You’ll be counting down the minutes until this cake comes out of the oven as the warm flavors of ginger and cinnamon fill your home. It’s a perfect dessert to serve with coffee on a cozy night in, or share with friends … Continue reading

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Glorious fresh peaches are the star here. Rolled oats, bananas, and applesauce combined with juicy peaches create these very portable little muffin cups. I’ve fallen in love with them, and have been making a batch or two weekly. Here’s the bonus … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oh my goodness. Ice cream sandwiches! This lovely summer indulgence begins with an easy, chewy cookie, baked from scratch with just a few simple ingredients, and out of the oven in about 10 minutes. Once they cool, sandwich your favorite … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Around three or four o’clock in the afternoon, I’m usually ready to push my chair away from my desk and treat myself to a fresh cup of dark roast coffee. When the stars align, my coffee break might include a couple … Continue reading

Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

It’s getting close to Valentine’s Day, and thoughts turn to chocolate. This dessert is impressive and Valentine-worthy with a delicious layer of moist, spongy chocolate cake on top, and a rich chocolate pudding sauce over cherries below. It’s like magic as it … Continue reading

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

A few years ago, I shared my favorite recipe with readers for Pumpkin Muffins, but since I recently created this Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting, these muffins have graduated all the way to cupcakes. My kids love them. Correction: LOVE them! Allow me to backtrack … Continue reading

Zucchini, Carrot, and Pineapple Breakfast Muffins

Zucchini, Carrot, and Pineapple Breakfast Muffins

Sometimes one thing leads to another. That’s what happened when I decided to make zucchini muffins a few days ago. First, I thought it would be fun to add carrots for extra color. Carrots reminded me of carrot cake, and that … Continue reading