Key lime pie….let me count the ways I love thee. I have a problem. A serious problem. I love key lime pie. Not just little either. It’s so bad that I will go to restaurants just for the fact that they have key lime pie. I would order it for dessert even if I was… Read More Lime in the Coconut….
Did everyone have a good Independence day? It was a very rainy windy day here as we tried to grill during a hurricane warning, but we managed. To be festive I made a red, white and blue tart. It was a delcious summer treat made with summer fruits that the kids and adults were big… Read More Asian Pear & Berry Tart
Delicious and healthy quick jam used in oatmeal cereal bars make the perfect breakfast for the whole family, even picky eaters will love these. My picky eater ate half the pan last week. I was beyond thrilled! I used to make a version from The Pioneer Woman but modified it make it healthier, adding the… Read More Cherry-Blueberry Bars
This stuff is AH-MAY-ZING! Crumbles, crisps, whatever you like to call them, are just ones of those things I think you’ll find that almost everyone likes. It’s also a great way to get your kids to eat fruits and oats. I honestly don’t think this can be defined as a dessert. I think it is… Read More Strawberry-Peach Crumble
With warm weather coming fast I was craving something tropical. I love when I have everything in my kitchen that I need for a tropical creation when I get such a craving. I’d like to be on a tropical beach somewhere right now too. For some reason I don’t seem to have what I need for… Read More Tropical Tartelettes
Delicious crust, lemony filling, strawberry puree topping….. Light and refreshing… Gluten and dairy free… I was so happy with how this turned out. I even got my picky eater to love it. She couldn’t even tell the crust was made out of almonds, although she has developed quite a fondness for them lately anyway. This… Read More Strawberry-Lemon Custard Pie
These are my attempt at a healthier cupcake, not so much the frosting though. One step at a time, right!? I used a whole wheat pastry flour so the texture is a denser cupcake but they are still moist and have wonderful vanilla bean flavor. Vanilla bean paste is my new favorite thing! I just… Read More Vanilla Bean Cupcakes w/Maple Buttercream Frosting
Ever have a craving that you just can’t get rid of. That was me this weekend. I HAD to have Banana Cream Pie. Had to I say! What choice did I have. I had to make one. It was that or eat everything in sight until something soothed the craving. That was just not a… Read More Banana Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust