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Fruit Desserts

Raspberry Brownie Parfait

In these Raspberry Brownie Parfait with Mascarpone Whip, fudgy brownies are layered with mascarpone whipped cream and raspberries for a delightful dessert! Valentine’s Day with kids on a weeknight is always a tricky thing. So I thought I’d share with you one of my go-to SUPER EASY FAVORITE dessert recipes: Raspberry Brownie Parfait with Mascarpone …

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blueberry sauce

Lemon Blueberry Sauce

This is a delicious lemon blueberry sauce to serve on cheesecake, yogurt, waffles, ice cream and more! Bonus: it can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries! Click HERE to save this recipe for Lemon Blueberry Sauce! This lemon blueberry sauce is a great basic condiment to have on hand for sweet cravings or the …

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almond custard tart

Almond Custard Tarts

We’ve been eating a lot of salads lately thanks to the Athenos project, as I’m sure you’ve noticed. With all the salty feta and healthy salads, I was definitely craving a sweet treat this week. My only problem was finding the time to make it. Madeline was sick with a cold for a couple days …

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apricot-thyme galette with almond whipped cream

Apricot-Thyme Galette

We are starting week three of summer and while some of the behavior issues have improved, things haven’t gotten a whole lot easier. Madeline and I are used to Logan being gone all afternoon and Logan isn’t used to having “quiet time” while I work since I previously did all my work while he was …

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Flat Cranberry Apple Pie

Saturday I got together with my friend Holly for some fun in the kitchen. I did the baking and she did the picture taking. Part way through our fun Madeline woke up from her nap (or maybe she decided she didn’t want to go down for a nap and was tired of being in her …

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Cranberry Crumb Bars

Cranberry Crumb Bars

These Cranberry Crumb Bars are so festive and perfect for holiday baking and gifting! Do you want to know just how good these Cranberry Crumb Bars are? As Mary Poppins would say, they’re practically perfect in every way. I have made 3 pans of them just this week. Practically perfect, see? So practically perfect that …

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Blueberry Lemon Cake

Blueberry Cake

I love happy accidents! There have been times when a recipe or idea goes horribly wrong, and that’s always a disappointment. The wasted time, wasted ingredients, the lingering craving for how the recipe was supposed to turn out. But sometimes, there is the occasion when it goes wrong in all the right ways. The recipe …

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Apricot Almond Breakfast Cake

Apricot Almond Cake

I’ve been meaning to blog about this recipe for some time now, but it’s hard to do that when you make things up as you go, write it on a scrap piece of paper and then lose the paper. I finally found it today, and it was right where I should have remembered that it …

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops

Chocolate Banana Pops

The following is an article I wrote for Craftzine.com in early June. It was a really fun project to work on and even Logan (picky eater!!) loved eating the banana pops. Original article posted here. School is out in most places and warmer weather has arrived. The sounds of the street are filled with children’s …

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Lemon Blueberry Panna Cotta

Lemon Blueberry Panna Cotta

I recently made Panna Cotta for the first time. It’s probably the easiest, fanciest dessert I’ve ever made. It looks special; it tastes special, but it’s really nothing more than gelled cream. This recipe is a perfect summer dessert because berries are in season and it doesn’t require turning on the oven in an already …

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