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Double Dark Chocolate Ice Cream – Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan

This tasty double dark chocolate ice cream is dairy free, gluten free and also great for those on a vegan diet. The warm summer months are the time for a big helping of your favorite cold desserts.  It is loads of fun (not to mention tasty) to dig into a bowl of creamy, rich and …

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Patriotic Table Decor – Red White Blue Party Decorations

I have put together a group of patriotic table decor ideas that can be done on a budget and in no time at all. They are perfect for both Memorial Day and the upcoming Fourth of July! We’ve all had that moment when our friends or parents decide to visit with no notice for an important …

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Low Calorie Brownies made with Diet Dr. Pepper – Slimmed Down Dessert

These low calorie brownies have no oil but still pack a powerful flavor. The secret is using diet soda for this slimmed down dessert. Making these diet Dr. Pepper brownies is easy and they have a much lower calorie count than normal brownies, so they are easy on your waist line. The brownies are lighter …

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Girls’ Night In – 6 Tips for a Fun-Filled Evening at Home

I have to admit it.  I love a girls’ night in. It gives me a chance to have a few of my gal friends over, watch some chick flicks without the guys complaining about it, and enjoy some of our favorite foods. It is a no stress night that is filled with laughter and fun, …

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Paleo Hazelnut Butter – AKA Nutella – 12 Ways to Use it.

Following a paleo diet is easy if you have the right products on hand. I’ve found 12 delicious ways to use hazelnut butter. Did you know that February 5 is considered Nutella day?  If you love chocolate and hazelnuts, you have likely tried Nutella. But what happens in you wish to follow a Paleo diet? …

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Espresso Chocolate Hazelnut Energy Bites.

Are you looking for an afternoon snack or after workout treat that is healthy and super delicious? Try one of the espresso chocolate hazelnut energy bites. They are loaded with goodness, and so, so tasty. I’m fond of any sweet treat that is no bake.  I love how quickly they come together and how well …

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My Mum’s Butterscotch pie with a Torched Meringue Topping

One of my fondest holiday memories, for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, is my mum’s butterscotch pie.  The pie is rich and creamy, sweet and mum use to make batches of them every year. My mother  had to make extras, or there would be none left after my brother got started on them. Celebrate the Holidays …

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Turtle Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake

This turtle chocolate pumpkin cheesecake will become a family favorite to be shared from season to season. It’s a dessert made in turtle chocolate heaven.  This one appeals to me so much.  I lost both of my parents in less than two years.  Mum’s favorite pie was pumpkin, and dad’s favorite candy was Turtles. When …

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Candy Corn Pretzel Balls

These candy corn pretzel balls are a delicious bite of sweet, salty, creamy fall delight. They are perfect for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. Ah yes….fall.  My favorite season. There are so many reasons to look forward to fall.  The cooler temperatures…all the gorgeous colors in the leaves, pumpkin decorating and oh yes…candy corn!  Time to …

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Vanilla-Flavored Custard with Homemade Fruit Sauce

Yum….fresh fruit.  This time of the year, the choices are so wide and the flavor is sublime.  My friend Regina, who used to blog at Molly Mel, has shared with me her favorite way to dress up custard – with a seasonal homemade fruit sauce!  Sometimes, less is more. This recipe shows that to perfection.  …

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Best Frozen Dessert Recipes – Treat Your Taste Buds to Summer Time

These frozen dessert recipes are some of my favorites for summer. I am a foodie.  I have loved to cook since I was a teenager.  I’ve gone through just about every phase there is from raw foods to trendy and esoteric, high end cooking.  One of my favorite TV shows is Top Chef. So, it …

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Sweet Endings – Collection of my Favorite Desserts

Dessert!  My favorite part of the meal.  (and my hips show it unfortunately.)  My favorite desserts make sweet endings to a meal and are sure to tempt even the most ardent sweet eater. As much as I love desserts, I find that I don’t bake them often. Now that my daughter has grown and moved …

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Chocolate Raspberry Swirled Mini Cheesecakes

These chocolate raspberry swirled mini cheesecakes are the perfect bite of summertime freshness.  Your party guests will love them! Summer is the time for me to use fresh fruits in many of my cheesecake recipes.  I love the lightness that they give to the dinner menu, and they are perfect to serve when you have …

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Banana Chocolate Cupcakes – Savory Slimmed Down Dessert Recipe

These banana chocolate cupcakes give us the sweet treat we are looking for without a lot of calories. My husband and I are both trying to lose weight right now, but we also have a sweet tooth that we don’t want to deny. The secret to the slightly lower calories in these cupcakes is using …

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