Unfried Ice Cream


Fried ice cream is one of those decadent, one-of-a-kind treats that makes me think of wearing the Carlos O’Kelley’s sombrero on your birthday. It’s not something I ever thought about making at home…

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Heart-Healthier Flourless Brownies

I’m so thankful today is Friday; something a little decadent always helps the weekend get off to a good start, right? Now you can have your brownies and eat them too – guilt free!

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Perfect Puppy Chow

There are many a debated method for the perfect way to make Puppy Chow. Even its name has been controversial! (Muddy Buddies, anyone?) But after lots of experimentation, I decided to write down what OUR family has deemed the absolute perfect Puppy Chow recipe.

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Chunky Monkey Breakfast Squares

Making this recipe was a late night (chocolate-craving-induced) decision, so the name for these cocoa, chocolate chip, oat and banana squares is definitely goofy. But don’t let the name fool you! They’re quick to make, perfectly delicious, and a healthful choice for on-the-go snacking.

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January Pinterest Baking List

Our house is pretty much in a constant state of baking, but this icy weather is definitely helping me justify my Pinterest and baking addictions…Yes, I’m sure the two are related!

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Giant, Chewy, Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well, the forecast is set…we’re supposed to get over an inch of ICE in the next 24 hours. The freezing rain has already begun. Several athletic events and church activities in our area are already being cancelled, the grocery store was nuts last nigh, and my newsfeed on Facebook has been nothing but radar images for the last day and a half! Ah, the beauty of living through a Midwest winter. 🙂

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Gluten Free Mocha Chip Muffins

The holiday season has me craving chocolate like crazy! And what goes better with chocolate than coffee? I am a mocha lover 110%.


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Chocolate Dipped Orange Butter Cookies


A few years ago, I obtained this vintage cookie press from one of my mom’s friends who was getting rid of it. How cool looking is it?!

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Sometimes you just need an immediate snack. No prep, no fuss…and most conveniently, something out of a wrapper.

Since it can be tough to find time for snack-prepping, and since pre-packaged snacks can get expensive, I decided a few years ago to create my own. Today, I want to share it with you!

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Flourless Chocolate Torte with Dark Chocolate Glaze



It’s December, it’s December!

If you can’t tell by my enthusiasm and those adorable snowflakes falling on my background, I LOVE the holiday season, and hitting the first of December feels like a happy milestone each year. Plus, it signals (at least for our house) the beginning of holiday baking! Continue reading