Baking · Snacks

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

I have been looking for a no-fail, easy homemade granola bar recipe for a few weeks now. Fall is coming and my sweet Madison is starting Kindergarten. How did that happen so fast? I blinked and suddenly she was 5. Crazy. I cannot wait for after school snack time. I remember that being the best… Continue reading No-Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Baking · Desserts · Snacks

Trix Krispies

You heard that right. Trix. Krispies. No I am not kidding. Yes, they are as incredible as they sound. Now, I have to admit, I have not tried the various other krispie recipes I've seen around lately. Making them anyway. I've certainly consumed my fair share. It is all the rage to do outrageous things… Continue reading Trix Krispies

Appetizers · Cooking

Fabulous Four Bean Salad

Full of bright colors, tang and texture, this bean salad is sure to be a hit at your next get-together. This salad requires a little time to hang out at the vinegar dressing dance party (aka: in your fridge), but if you know your way around a can opener, you throw the salad together in… Continue reading Fabulous Four Bean Salad

Baking · Desserts

Frosty S’mores Cups

Summer is here!! Time for long evenings watching the waning rays of sun disappear behind shadowed evergreens, enjoying a cocktail as the day slips away. Family, friends, cookouts and s'mores! It is no secret that I love s'mores. But sometimes, I want the flavor without having to fire up the flames. I love this easy… Continue reading Frosty S’mores Cups

Baking · Desserts

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

The only time I've ever cared about the raw eggs in cookie dough was when I was pregnant. Honestly, I figured if I got sick eating something so delicious it would be worth it. Until I was growing another human that is. Those months were torture. The things we do for our children. If I… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Desserts

Non-Dairy Strawberry Ice Cream

I do not have an ice cream maker. This upsets me greatly. However, this recipe for strawberry ice cream doesn't require a fancy confection making gadget. That fills my heart with joy and gladness. Just think, in only a few minutes you could be eating frosty creamy glorious ice cream. Added bonus, there's no added… Continue reading Non-Dairy Strawberry Ice Cream

Baking · Desserts · Snacks

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

I didn't think it was possible, then somebody said "pretzels". My life will never be the same.  I thought my Reese's Peanut Butter Bars would never be topped. That they were the ultimate. The addition of pretzels is beyond amazing. These bars are essentially the same as a chubby hubby truffles, but they take 5… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Baking · Snacks

No Bake Energy Bites

My husband recently brought home some chocolate from Israel. His co-worker brought it back from a trip. I was intrigued by the packaging. Instead of a caloric count on the back, the label read "energy". I love that. Food = Fuel. Sometimes I forget that the food I eat provides energy to my body. These… Continue reading No Bake Energy Bites

Baking · Desserts

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Parfait

Lord save me from this dessert. Layers of Oreos, sweet peanut butter fluff and decadent chocolate mousse with a secret layer of peanut butter cups hidden inside. Mind blown. Taste bud explosion. I could die happy right now. I've been cured of my "meh" attitude regarding peanut butter and chocolate. You are going to kill… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Parfait

Baking · Desserts

Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

You are going to hate me for giving you this recipe. Either that, or you'll want to erect a monument in your town square. Possibly to me. More likely to these peanut butter bars. They are amazing. In every way. Totally easy. 5 minutes into the pan, no baking easy. Sinfully delicious. I am not… Continue reading Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars