dessert

Easter Chocolate Chip Cookies

March 30, 2015
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Can you believe the Easter Bunny swoops in at the end of this week? He needs cookies & so do we! These Easter Chocolate Chip Cookies are exploding with Easter candies..M&M’s are tucked inside & a cute marshmallow PEEPS® tops each cookie…

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Naughty Shamrock Sundaes

March 16, 2015
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What would St. Patrick’s Day be without something green (no thanks on the green beer), something Irish (whiskey) and something a bit naughty (um, hello leprechauns & ice cream!)…. Instead of the green beer I’ll be licking the spoon with these Naughty Shamrock Sundaes. Want to join me? Great you can…

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Matcha Shortbread Cookies

March 11, 2015
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Looking for a fun recipe to make for St. Patrick’s Day next week? These cookies are calling… I love matcha green tea powder & I use it often. These Matcha Shortbread Cookies showcase both it’s beautiful color & flavor. They are the perfect cookie for any time of the year!

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HLN Feature! DIY Craft Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2015
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We are just 2 days before Valentine’s Day & I’m sure lots of us are scrambling to make pretty & memorable crafts for the big day! Tune into HLN today at 12:40 EST where I’m talking #DIY crafting for #valentinesday with your kids! These will be featured.. My kids have been so excited about passing out their Valentine’s ever since Christmas […]

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Very Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 10, 2015
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Pretty in pink. That’s what’s going on in my kitchen these days. Pink cookies (& pink fudge and pink pretzels) will swoon your Valentine…and you too! Very Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies should definitely be on your Valentine’s day hot list! Chocolate lovers, you will not be disappointed. You can score that chocolate fix with these sweet little cookies.

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Cherry & Pistachio Fudge

February 8, 2015
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Lately I’ve been really into maraschino cherries, like maybe too into them. Their bright red color beckons to me. They end up in my cocktails, sometimes yogurt & now in this fudge! I’ve been experimenting with all sorts of goodies for Valentine’s Day. This Cherry & Pistachio Fudge has been taste tested & approved by all!

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10 Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipe Ideas

February 7, 2015
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With V-day coming up I wanted to share some of our favorite sweets that you & your family will fall in love with! There’s something for everyone here! 10 Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipe Ideas are ready just in time for you to get started on them this weekend! (Recipe taste testing are more than welcome!)

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Valentine’s Chocolate Covered Pretzel Chips

January 26, 2015
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Looking for a super fun & creative kitchen project to do with your kiddos? These Valentine’s chocolate treats are just the answer! I not sure how, but the stars aligned the other morning. My son woke up super early on a school day (5:45am) & saw me prepping this recipe. He begged to work with […]

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RITZ Nachos & Coca-Cola Ice Cream Floats for Game Day!

January 20, 2015
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Have you been enjoying all that Sunday football? I sure have. This weekend I was with 25 of my besties in Vail, CO watching all the action. It was a blast. What would have made it even better? These recipes I created for the RITZ / Coca-Cola Home Bowl campaign! I had so much fun concepting these […]

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Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

January 11, 2015
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A recipe can be called “irresistible” when everyone in the house can’t keep their hands off the gooey, chocolate brownie deliciousness!! That’s exactly what happened here… These Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies are perfect for your sweet Valentine or any time of the year when you are having a MEGA chocolate craving.

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Festive Christmas Chocolate Bark

December 24, 2014
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Chocolate Bark is among the easiest recipe treats & everyone loves it! Whip some up today…. Top your Festive Christmas Chocolate Bark with all kinds of red + green + white candies. Kids & adults will swoon, trust me!

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Candy Cane Donuts

December 21, 2014
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Guess I’m pretty into candy canes this year! Last week it was cookies…this week donuts! Just a wild thang I am… I’m crazy into Jamie Oliver & I saw some beautiful donuts in his latest Yearbook magazine, so I thought I would give them a whirl. With my own twist…

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How to: Sparkly Sugared Cranberries

October 14, 2014
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These little Sparkly Sugared Cranberries are the edible gems of the holiday season! I’ve been meaning to share them here for some time now ~ an now the time is just right. Here’s how to make beautiful sugared cranberries which are the perfect adornment to so many festive treats…

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Cafe Leni {aka: Amaretto, Whipped Cream & Espresso}

September 12, 2014
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This past winter I was in Zermatt, Switzerland, the home of the Matterhorn, excellent skiing & the most amazing family owned restaurant Chez Vrony. A more detailed post on this rustic cafe will happen…but in the mean time happy Friday & I hope you have a spectacular happy hour ~ with these Cafe Leni cocktails!

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Brownie Peanut Butter Muffin Top Cookies

September 10, 2014
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I know. That’s a really long name for something that’s shaped like a cookie, puffs up like a muffin top & has crumb characteristics of a brownie. Let’s not hesitate any longer. You need to bake these Brownie Peanut Butter Muffin Top Cookies. Now.

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