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5 Unique Flavor Variations for Pumpkin Pie

November 3, 2020 As the holidays get closer, many people have started to plan out their holiday menus. And, that includes everyone’s favorite holiday dessert … pumpkin pie. But, before you just make the same recipe you’ve made every year, why not try one of these unique flavor variations to impress your guests. Most people…

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15 Patriotic Recipes That Are Allergy Friendly

June 14, 2019 If you plan to entertain friends and family on July 4th, you’re probably trying to figure out what to serve. While the possibilities are nearly endless, you may want to consider adding a few allergy-friendly recipes for your guests with food allergies or intolerances. There are so many people today who struggle…

Homemade Old Fashioned Donut Recipe
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Homemade Old Fashioned Donut Recipe

March 16, 2016 One of my son’s favorite goodies to bake is homemade glazed donuts. We have tried so many recipes, everything from short-cuts using biscuits to raising dough with yeast (which takes hours). Finally I found a recipe that doesn’t use yeast or biscuits and tastes like a fresh and delicious donut should! Donuts Ingredients: 2 1/4…

St. Patrick’s Day Desserts: Green Velvet Layer Cake + Lime Sherbet Punch
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St. Patrick’s Day Desserts: Green Velvet Layer Cake + Lime Sherbet Punch

March 2, 2016 St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect excuse to break out the green foods and goodies! Make an arrangement of green grapes and apples, or a veggie spread with broccoli, cucumbers, green peppers, and celery. Desserts can include pistachio ice cream, green cupcakes, or the eye-catching, delicious cake (a spin on traditional Red…

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes: The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dessert
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Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes: The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dessert

February 10, 2016 When my family goes out for dinner we always love to order dessert. One of my personal favorites is a chocolate lava cake. In fact I enjoy it so much, I decided to find out how to make these individual chocolate wonders. This recipe is absolutely delicious, and would make the perfect Valentine’s Day…

New Year, New You! Low Calorie Dark Fudgy Brownie Recipe
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New Year, New You! Low Calorie Dark Fudgy Brownie Recipe

January 6, 2016 The first of the year always gets people making New Year resolutions! The most common one for most of us is eating healthier. If you are like me and have a hard time giving up the sweets, especially chocolate, check out this recipe for a low-calorie, yet chocolate indulging treat. Low Calorie…

Summer Whoopie Pies: Red Velvet Blueberry or Chocolate Drizzle!
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Summer Whoopie Pies: Red Velvet Blueberry or Chocolate Drizzle!

July 22, 2015 I was browsing through looking for some fun summertime snacks and came across these cute little hand size snacks! Try it with red velvet or chocolate cake, add marshmallow creme and berries and you have a delicious dessert. Red Velvet Blueberry Whoopie Pie Cookies Ingredients 1 red velvet cake mix (18.25 ounces) 1/4…

Cherries Galore: Cherry Cake with a Buttercream Frosting
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Cherries Galore: Cherry Cake with a Buttercream Frosting

July 9, 2015 Summer time in Michigan means gallons of fresh cherries. I wanted to make something other than a cherry pie so I did a little experimenting and came up with this cherry cake recipe topped with a sweet cherry buttercream frosting. It’s definitely a new customer favorite! Cherry Cake Ingredients 2 1/2 cups sugar…

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Queso Fundido
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Queso Fundido

April 24, 2015 Cinco de Mayo = party time! And what screams Mexican party food more than a queso fundido? The definition of queso fundido is molten cheese. It is an old Mexican appetizer (the original version was cheese flambéed which, of course, included booze) that has recently been sweeping the country. I first stumbled…

Get Your Citrus On! 5 Days of Meals Cuties & Mighties Style
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Get Your Citrus On! 5 Days of Meals Cuties & Mighties Style

February 23, 2015 I’m always on the lookout for ways to get my kids to eat healthy. Integrating fruits and vegetables into our snacks and meals is the perfect way to make sure they are getting essential vitamins and minerals. For their lunches, I always pack a fruit and who can’t resist the adorable Cuties…

Decadent Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
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Decadent Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

September 3, 2014 Do you love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? This pie is like a giant peanut butter cup for kids and adults of all ages. Chocolate and peanut butter pie so rich, creamy and sure to please! This No-Bake pie is so simple to make. Your friends will be begging you for the recipe….

Add a Kick of Flavor to Your Summer Picnics #LikeTajinFlavor
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Add a Kick of Flavor to Your Summer Picnics #LikeTajinFlavor

June 17, 2014 Looking for a new way to jazz up your fruits and veggies this summer? Pick up a bottle of Tajín seasoning. It’s an amazing way to give a little extra kick to your summer favorites. Tajín blends three natural seasoning ingredients – chili peppers, sea salt and lime – to improve the taste…

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

May 5, 2014 Ever since my daughter was diagnosed with gluten intolerance years ago, I have struggled with finding gluten-free snacks that she enjoys. If you have ever tried gluten-free baked goods, you’ll know they usually taste different from traditional baked goods. If it’s all you have ever known, there may not be a problem….

Labneh Cheese: Make Your Own Spreadable Cheese
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Labneh Cheese: Make Your Own Spreadable Cheese

July 12, 2013 Learning how to make Labneh cheese is one of the simplest cheese-making projects you can tackle. It originated in the Middle East and Lebanon and is similar to our cream cheese, although not quite as firm. Labneh is basically a strained yogurt cheese.  The yogurt is strained to remove the whey –…

Treat Dad To Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes For Father’s Day
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Treat Dad To Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes For Father’s Day

May 31, 2013 Father’s Day is right around the corner and I’m sure you’re trying to find the perfect gift that Dad will appreciate. No, he doesn’t need a tie or another Greatest Dad t-shirt.  You’ve heard the old saying: The way to any man’s heart is through his stomach? Well, Dad’s stomach will definitely appreciate…

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Delicious & Devine: Crunchy Butterscotch Bark Recipe

February 22, 2013 I love those expensive candy bars that have pieces of dried fruits and nuts in them.  I seriously have to restrain myself from buying one or three when I’m grocery shopping each week.  Many of them are fairly expensive and I started to think … I could make one just as delicious…

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Auntie Anne’s Rolls Out a Honey Whole Grain Pretzel and a Chance to Win $25,000! #PretzelPerfect

February 5, 2013 If you’re anything like me, you spent a lot of weekends during your teen years at the mall. Though my allowance was barely enough to buy a “BFF” necklace, I didn’t care, because all I really wanted was an Auntie Anne’s pretzel. Those were the days, when the hardest part of my…

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Peppermint Bark Pie? Try This Delicious Minty Chocolate Holiday Dessert

December 21, 2012 What better way is there to celebrate the holidays than with the delicious tastes of chocolate and peppermint. This simple holiday pie combines crushed Starlight candies and milk chocolate chips. The result is something to celebrate and definitely something you’ll want to serve to all of your holiday guests this year. Ingredients:…

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New England Clam and Bacon Chowder: Emergency Preparedness Style

November 23, 2012 If you find yourself without electricity to keep your cold food cold, don’t be stuck eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and canned spaghetti.  Whip up this New England Clam and Bacon Chowder recipe with shelf stable foods that require no refrigeration at all.  It’s so delicious your family will never know…

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Enter Seattle’s Best Coffee Red Cup Showdown! #RedCupShowdown

July 16, 2012 I love coffee drinks. Especially anything with peppermint. Or salted caramel. Or … well I love trying out new combinations. That’s why I’m thrilled to hear about Seattle’s Best Coffee‘s new contest! Because nothing says red, white and delicious like the State Fair, they’ve teamed with celebrity chef Jeff Mauro to launch…

Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Dough, Granola Bars, and Corn Muffin Recipes
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Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Dough, Granola Bars, and Corn Muffin Recipes

May 18, 2012 Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease 2 years ago, I’ve had to adjust to a gluten-free diet. Luckily, there are many recipes available today that allow you to have your favorite foods, without the gluten. Pizza Dough One of the things I’ve missed most is good pizza. Sure there are many pizza…