Classic vanilla cupcakes are simple and easy to make for a birthday party, or just yourself.

Classic Vanilla Cupcakes

{this post contains affiliate links} Classic vanilla cupcakes. Is there anything better than a simple vanilla cupcake topped with homemade buttercream frosting? For the moment, I’m going with no. My birthday was yesterday and cupcakes have always been my go-to dessert {specifically funfetti}. Saturday we were at a gorgeous outdoor wedding to celebrate two good […]

Great Grandma's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. A recipe handed down from generations for the most delicious crispy and chewy chocolate chip cookie.

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

{this post contains affiliate links} My sweet treat lovers, have I got a recipe for you! These chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are one for the boxes, the recipe box that is. This recipe came from my great grandmother, who’s handwritten recipe is pictured below. My grandma, who’s not much for baking {but loves eating sweets}, […]

Peach upside down cake is studded with cream cheese bits and a cinnamon cream cheese frosting.

Peach Upside Down Cake

“Movin’ to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches. Movin’ to the country, gonna eat me a lot of peaches.” I’m sure you’re singing this song in your head right now, and if you’re not because you don’t know this song go listen to it right now! Even though my desire to move to […]

Homemade cinnamon sugar pita bread. Is that anything better than a fresh baked pita that's soft, fluffy and covered it sweet cinnamon sugar?

How to Make Pita Bread

{this post contains affiliate links} I always used to think that making bread (pita, whole grain, sweet, etc.) from scratch was a huge undertaking and not worth my time or effort. That all changed when I received my KitchenAid stand mixer from my mother-in-law and her sisters for my bridal shower. With the dough hook attachment, […]

Bright summer produce gets blended to perfection for a cool, sweet salsa that's sure to be the best appetizer at your next dinner party.

Fresh Fruit Salsa

{this post contains affiliate links} Oh my gosh, talk about fresh, simple and delicious! Any time I think of this fruit salsa, my mouth starts to water. It’s chock full of fresh fruits that get blended with a tiny bit of natural brown sugar blend that helps to pull out the natural sweetness of all […]

Chunky Monkey Protein Bites - A healthier no-bake version of chunky monkey full of good for you fats and lots of protein to sustain energy during your favorite outdoor activities.

Chunky Monkey Protein Bites

{this post contains affiliate links} Calling all chocolate lovers! These chunky monkey protein bites are made for you! I’m not even kidding, the amount of chocolate flavor in these little protein power houses is to die for. Plus all of the added good for you bits and pieces really make these healthy chunky monkey protein […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies - A 4th of July inspired cookie that tastes just like those special chocolate dipped strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies

{this post contains affiliate links} Happy {almost} 4th of July sweet treat lovers! I’m going to keep this post short and sweet for all of you since I know you’re likely enjoying time with family and friends and prepping for upcoming festivities. These chocolate covered strawberry cookies are so perfect for the 4th of July, […]

Lemon Raspberry No-Bake Cheesecake - Cool, creamy, sweet and tangy, these no-bake cheesecakes are perfect for 4th of July or a summer-time cookout.

Lemon Raspberry No-Bake Cheesecake

My original idea for this recipe spawned from trying to think of more 4th of July inspired recipes I could pass along to all of you sweet treat lovers. But these mini frozen lemon raspberry no-bake cheesecakes are sooo good {and simple} to make that I may be making these on repeat for the rest […]

Red, White and Blue No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites - The perfect healthy dessert to take to your 4th of July picnic!

Red, White and Blue Cookie Dough Bites

{this post contains affiliate links} With the 4th of July next week, you didn’t think I would leave you high and dry without a red, white and blue treat, did you? Of course not! These cookie dough bites are no bake, {perfect for summer-time when you don’t want to turn your oven on} gluten free, […]

Dark Chocolate Chunk Healthy Brownies - These healthy brownies are so decadent and made with a special ingredient...the mighty black bean!

Dark Chocolate Chunk Healthy Brownies

{this post contains affiliate links} Dark chocolate chunk brownies that are actually healthy, how can that be possible you say? Enter the mighty black bean! You say, “yeah, yeah Danielle, I’ve already seen that before” and to that I respond, have you ever seen black bean brownies using instant coffee to enhance your chocolate flavor? […]