hand dipping a French toast roll up into a small bowl of syrup next to a cup of coffee

French Toast Roll Ups

French toast roll ups are a fun take on traditional French toast. Make this for an easy kid-friendly breakfast or fun brunch recipe. When I was younger, Sunday morning breakfast was always a thing in our house. We’d go to church and then come home and make a big breakfast and then go (usually) relax …

woman walking a dog and stroller. Baby in a swing. Baby standing next to a couch. Woman taking a selfie in the mirror

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Welcome back to the Piece of Cake monthly update! If you’ve been around these parts for a while, you remember that I was doing monthly updates the past two years. These consisted of happenings in the Burken household, my life personally, three things I was loving that month, and the recipes you, as readers were …

top down of two decorated healthy gluten free smash cakes

Healthy Gluten Free Smash Cake

Healthy gluten free smash cake is a moist combo of chocolate and vanilla cake and decorated with creamy homemade buttercream frosting. Perfect for little fingers to smash into! It’s quite hard to believe, but Kennedy is officially no longer a baby and has moved into toddler stage. Our little girl is now one! I know …

healthy coconut lime cake with two cut limes to the right and a gold fork to the left

Healthy Coconut Lime Cake

Healthy coconut lime cake is dense, moist and full of tropical flavors. Topped with homemade cream cheese frosting for a delectable healthy cake. If you’ve spent any amount of time on this blog, you’ll be hard pressed to find a recipe that contains mint. It’s because I truly think mint should be reserved for toothpaste …

four gluten free sugar cookies on a white plate

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten free sugar cookies are tender and melt in your mouth delicious. Topped with homemade buttercream frosting, this is the best sugar cookie recipe. {This post may contain affiliate links, that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission.} I’m a bit of a snob when it comes to sugar cookies. My family …

creating a healthy weight loss plan: a family sitting in a kitchen making a pizza

How to Build a Healthy Weight Loss Plan

New year, new you, right? You’re starting out this brand new year with the best of intentions. Setting goals to help you achieve your desired weight loss. Vowing to yourself that this year will be different. You’ll definitely stick to your diet and exercise routine, surely making it past the first month when everyone else …

baby and a dog, family by a Christmas tree, family sitting at a table, baby on a chair

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Well, it’s finally the last day of 2020. Some of us may be feeling ecstatic that this year is finally over. That there’s hope for 2021 to look and feel different. And while this fresh start will hopefully be what we all need, there was honestly a lot of goodness that happened in the Burken …