Desserts and Sweets

Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Blondies

I’ve made a lot of gluten free desserts in my day, and it’s usually hit or miss whether they’ll be good. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve made some good ones (like these!) but you never know until you try it. But these. Oh, these blondies. They’re fudgy and chewy and rich. With a buttery, nutty [...]


Fudgy Croissant Brownies

  Flakey, rich, and chocolatey. Who wouldn’t want a croissant brownie?   A favorite bakery of mine makes different dessert mashups that are always creative and delicious. Because why wouldn’t a doughnut that is also a cookie be amazing? One recent addition to her line came from a way to use up some leftover croissants. [...]

Coconut and Carrot Cake Energy Bites

I work best in the early morning, and by the afternoon, I’m usually ready for a nap. When a nap is not in order, a healthy and energizing snack will usually do the trick. Like these easy to make carrot cake energy bites. I have lots of different snack foods available for this purpose, some [...]

Gluten-Free Hazelnut Chocolat Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I don’t seek out gluten-free cookies, but I do seek out easy and healthy cookie recipes, which is what this recipe is. Not only is it among the easiest recipes, it’s also seriously good. If you’re looking for the perfect Paleo cookie recipe, this is it. To be honest, I wasn’t sure I would like [...]

Banana Birthday Cake Ice Cream @

Banana Birthday Cake Ice Cream

When I was a kid, my favorite cake was the rainbow chip kind. It was just sprinkles in the boxed cake mix, but I loved it. I know now that it’s all the same, and that you can’t really taste the sprinkles that are baked in the cake (although, full disclosure: I don’t know when [...]

3 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

After the holidays, I usually get to the point where I find myself telling someone “I don’t think I could eat one more cookie!” (Of course, if someone handed me a plate of peanut blossoms right now, I am sure I would eat the whole thing in one sitting, but since that’s likely not happening, [...]