dessert

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! {PINTEREST CONTEST}

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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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cornbread

August 13, 2014
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I have not baked forever! Can’t even remember the last time. How could I refuse when my little boy woke up & said he wanted cornbread. Immediately I thought yes! Momma’s been gone for over a week & I gotta bake with my sweet boy! Then simultaneously we both said chocolate. So, Chocolate Chip Skillet Cornbread was […]

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Blueberry Carrot Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

July 31, 2014
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Sometimes there are random ingredients in the house. Ones I’ve never thought to put together in one recipe. Carrot? Blueberry? Sure ~ why not right? In these Blueberry Carrot Frozen Yogurt Popsicles I use frozen blueberries, carrot juice, thick Greek yogurt.

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Coconut Raspberry Popsicles

July 13, 2014
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Ahhhh the steamy days of summer. Looking for a cool, creamy & berrylicious treat? Then these Coconut Raspberry Popsicles are most likely calling you name…

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Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

July 11, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! Last weekend we had a bunch of great friends over for a potluck & I served this simple summery fruit salad. Think i’ll do the same this weekend. What makes fruit salad so fabulous are the colorful, fresh, seasonal ingredients & it’s a lovely way to satisfy sweet teeth with healthful ingredients!

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Baileys Poptails

May 16, 2014
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Why sip your cocktail when you can lick it? Happy Friday everyone! I hope you have some fun adventures planned this weekend. Make these Baileys Poptails part of your plan. I will….

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Rhubarb Honey Compote with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

May 12, 2014
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Ahhhhhh. We got a whole lot of fantastic flavors here. Love the tang of Rhubarb? How about sweetening up the deal with pure honey? You can make my compote & pour this glorious sauce over Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream. Heaven found.

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Blackberry Lemon Cake Bars – Gluten Free

March 30, 2014
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I’ve been experimenting a whole lot with baking here in Telluride. I’m trying to come up with amazing cakes, bars & treats that maintain the integrity of using whole food ingredients. It has been a really fun journey & challenging at 10,000 feet. These Blackberry Lemon Cake Bars are exactly what I was looking for – […]

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