Category Archive: Desserts

Easter Inspiration

With Easter coming up next weekend, I wanted to give you guys some inspiration! I am loving the idea that spring is finally here (though it’s snowed the last four days here in NY)… Continue reading

Valentine’s Inspiration

I’m not big on Valentine’s Day but I thought it would be fun to round up a whole bunch of craft + dessert inspiration for you guys. Links to crafts + recipes can be found… Continue reading

Raw Chocolate + Pomegranate Cups

Lucky for me, I really don’t have much of a sweet tooth which is always nice when you’re trying to eat clean! When I do want something sweet, it’s usually dark chocolate which… Continue reading

Antioxidant + Protein Smoothie

This little smoothie is awesome for so many reasons. The blueberries + pomegranate seeds are packed with antioxidants, the yogurt has pre + pro-biotics, the protein helps repair + build muscle while keeping… Continue reading

Triple Berry Chia Jam

I have always liked sugar-free jellies, not necessarily because of the saved calories but just because I don’t like my jelly too sweet. I saw a similar version to this chia jam on… Continue reading

Browned Butter Apple Crisp

I had mentioned this incredible dessert in my latest Instalife Post + wanted to make sure I got it posted for you guys in time for the holidays. This is my go to… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Cookies

Alright, to say we have been snowed in is an understatement, I’ll let the following pics paint a picture: Yes, that’s right… 84.5 inches in the last 3 days. This was after the… Continue reading

Pumpkin + Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Most mornings I eat breakfast at home before I leave for work but lately I’ve been pulled in 100 different directions so I’ve been craving all the extra sleep I can get. I… Continue reading

Apple, Cranberry + Currant Bread Pudding

I hate to admit that up until last weekend, I had only ever tried a bite or two of bread pudding in my whole life. Not for any particular reason – I like… Continue reading

Peach Banana Smoothie Popsicles

  Summer is in full swing and I find myself craving something cool and refreshing each night after dinner for dessert. Pre-packaged “healthy” treats are hard to come by (and more expensive) so… Continue reading

Beet Creme Brûlée

This is the first recipe that we tried from the Payard Desserts book that I had on my January Favorite Things List! I love classic creme brûlée and so my interest was really piqued… Continue reading

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

I had first made these a few years ago and forgotten all about them until I was trying to come up with some cookie ideas for a Mexican themed wedding shower {read more about… Continue reading

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

A family friend of ours is getting married this coming summer and we are having a shower for her while her and her fiancé are home for the holidays. She has chosen a local… Continue reading

Burnt Caramel Bourbon Ice Cream with Toffee Bits

Yes, this ice cream is every bit as amazing as it sounds. I adapted it from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s recipe and what I love about it is that the base for the ice… Continue reading

Coconut Macaroons

A couple of weeks ago, I asked my twitter and Facebook followers to pass along their favorite cookie recipes for the holidays and you guys sent some great ones! These are the first up and… Continue reading

Candy Apples

Believe it or not, I have never made candy apples before! They are such a staple for the fall and since it’s my favorite season you would think I have been I think… Continue reading

Video Recipe: Apple Cider Cupcakes

I am very excited to be finally bringing video recipes to the blog! As I mentioned in last weekend’s instalife post, I plan to try to post at least one video each month… Continue reading

University of Miami Sugar Cookies

I am a huge University of Miami football fan and since we went from unranked to #15 after week two of the season, I decided it would be fun to make some sugar… Continue reading

Mini Cranberry Meringue Pies

I know it’s not even Labor Day here in the states but I am already transitioning into a fall state of mind. I mean, after all, Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back at Starbucks… Continue reading

Grilled Pineapple with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

We are finally back from a crazy couple of weeks away from home and I am happy to be settling back in to our normal routine. When I was younger, my mom wouldn’t… Continue reading