Desserts

Gluten Free Apple Crumble

Gluten Free Apple Crumble

What do you do when you are pining for a pastry style crumble but are following a gluten free diet?  No problem at all with Oat flour and Gluten free rolled oats.  This delicious Gluten free apple crumble is full of flavor but contains no wheat at all. I love using apples in the fall.…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

Gluten Free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

This recipe for a gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie has all of the ingredients that I normally love in regular baked goods, but they have no refined sugar, and are wheat free. These gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie – a Healthy alternative I have recently adopted both a sugar…

Japanese Fruit Plate – Healthy Gluten Free Dessert

We had an Asian dinner party recently, and I wanted to end the meal with something light that would finish off the exotic Asian flavors in clean manner. But I still wanted my guests to think of this as a lovely dessert.   I came up with this Japanese fruit plate and they loved it! This…

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting and Cake Decorating Fun

Pdeanut butter cream cheese frosting

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect topping or Filling for my new Cake Decorating Kit. Anyone who reads my blog knows how much I love peanut butter.  I might as well just dive into the container (if it were big enough )  I will use peanut butter in pretty much anything, at least…

The Garden Charmers Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

10 Ways To Celebrate Valentine's Day

The Garden Charmers want to share a little love with you today.  Valentine’s day love that is. This great group of ladies have a tribe on Facebook where we help to share and promote each others websites.  The ladies are very talented in all aspects of DIY, gardening, and cooking ideas. I recently asked them…

35 Foods You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

Muffin tins are not just for muffins! See my collection of 35 awesome muffin tin recipes

35 Surprising Recipes Can All be Made in a Muffin Tin! Muffin tins are not just for muffins anymore.  There are loads of creative ways to use your ingredients and then cook them in a muffin tin.  The finished recipe is a handy size that is perfect for either portion control or a meal on…

Review: Ebook – 101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes – #Jonathavine

Ebook - 101 Healthy Vegan Asian Food Recipes

101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes Ebook by Jonathan Vine Review I just downloaded a great ebook from Amazon called 101 Healthy Vegan Food by Jonathan Vine. If you follow a vegan diet and also love Asian food, this cookbook is a must read.  It is made for Kindle, but I simply downloaded the free Kindle…

Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss cookies

These sweet treats are a variation on the normal kiss cookie that is so often seen this time of the year. These candy cane peppermint kiss cookies are lighter than the traditional kiss cookie but super festive. Perfect for a cookie swap or to take to your child’s school party. I love making cookies this…

Snowman Christmas Cake

Sweet Snowman Christmas take - picture tutorial!

Your kids will love to make this sweet snowman Christmas cake.  The cake will be the hit of your Christmas buffet.   He is made of a chocolate base and covered in butter cream frosting and then decorated. Amazon.com Widgets Make your cake by following the recipe below.  While the cake is cooling make the butter…

Best Dessert Recipes – A Taste Sensation Overload

12 Days of Delicious Desserts

I admit it.  I love desserts much more than I should.  I’ve gone through just about every phase of dessert cooking there is from light fruit desserts to rich decadent treats that no dieter would be able to look at without gaining a few pounds.   Since I love sweets so much, it is only…

Cookies that Crumble – Great Cookie Exchange Recipe Round up

8 recipes for your next cookie exchange

Make one of these cookies that are sure to delight at your Cookie Exchange. Who doesn’t love a great cookie recipe? They are generally quite easy to make and family members are sure to love them better than boxes of store bought cookies. And this time of the year, many people have cookie exchanges to…

12+ Fabulous Peanut Butter Recipes

12 Delicious Peanut butter recipes

My Favorite Peanut Butter Recipes. I am like Claire from Lost.  I can’t get enough Peanut butter.  I just love the stuff and could sit with a jar of Jif peanut butter and a spoon and lose a few hours. (affiliate link) So it makes perfect sense that I would be on the lookout for…

Caramel Baked Apples

Caramel baked apples

Fall is the time of the year when apples are so plentiful. Apple pie, Caramel Apples, Applesauce and, of course, hasselback baked apples.  These caramel baked apples are a super delicious way to end a meal and you won’t miss a normal high carb dessert at all! Printable Recipe:  Caramel Baked Apples. I love using…

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Pilgrim Hat cookies

Perfect for Thanksgiving – Pilgrim Hat Cookies It is such fun to have some treats for the Thanksgiving table that the kiddies will love.  These sweet Pilgrim hat cookies are the perfect choice to tempt the little ones (and the young at heart!) this Thanksgiving. They are easy to do and will have them wondering…

Home made Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel

Home made pretzel. Add cinnamon sugar and whipped cream for a taste sensation.

Printable recipe – Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel. One of my favorite treats whenever I go to the local fair at the fair grounds is a cinnamon sugar pretzel.  The sweet taste and soft texture of it is so much fun to eat. This recipe reproduces that feeling for me. It’s delicious and light and just the…

Treat Your Taste Buds to My Favorite Dessert Recipes

Round up of 20 luscious dessert recipes

Mmm, mmm, dessert!  My favorite part of the meal.  I thought it would be fun to put together a round up of some  of my favorite dessert recipes.  The recipes range through all types of desserts.   Whether it is a simple berry, whip cream and ice cream dessert like this one, or something more elaborate,…

DIY Tip for Perfectly Drizzled Chocolate

tips for perfectly drizzled chocolate

Anyone can dunk strawberries and other fruit into melted chocolate. It is easy and fast to do and makes a great looking party appetizer. But perfectly drizzled chocolate looks so much more professional. These cooking tips will make sure that your drizzled chocolate will rival those on any dessert tray. Growing strawberries is much easier than…

Strawberry Almond Cheesecake with Glaze Topping

This strawberry almond cheesecake has a delicious glazed topping.

Looking for a delicious dessert that is easy to make but fancy enough for any dinner party?  This no bake strawberry almond cheesecake is perfect! It has a lovely glazed topping and makes a great addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. Fresh strawberries make such a great addition to desserts. They are fresh and…

Peanut Butter Fudge Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

Peanut butter fudge cake with coconut pecan frosting. To die for!

Oh my goodness – all my favorite things in one dessert!  If you love peanut butter as much as I do, and the combination with chocolate is one of your favorites. If coconut and pecans tempt your taste buds too, look no further than this delicious recipe for Peanut Butter Fudge Cake with Coconut Pecan…

Easy Turtle Brownies – My Dad’s Favorite

These delicious brownies have the decadent taste of turtle candy.

One of my dad’s favorite sweet treats are turtle chocolates.  He always has a bag hidden in his bed side table (with 11 grandchildren visiting, he has to hide his sweets!)  This recipe for easy turtle brownies combines the great taste of caramel, pecan and chocolate into a brownie. They are semi home made.  As…

Samoas Bars – A delicious home made Girl Scout Treat

Samoas bars

When my daughter was much younger, I used to wait anxiously for the month when the Girl Scout cookies were ready to be sold.  I bought boxes of Samoas cookies and Thin Mints and froze them so we could enjoy them during the year.  This Samoas Bars recipe takes me right back to those days. …

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse With Whip Cream

Super easy Chocolate chip strawberry mousse

This Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse could not be easier to make.  It combines just a few ingredients, all layered in a large wine glass and served with a dollop of whip cream. Best of all, this chocolate mousse is low in calories but still elegant. Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse is a Refreshing Delight It is…

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

No Bake peanut butter chocolate cookie

What is not to like about peanut butter and chocolate?  Oh yes…the calories.  Well, I can’t do too much about the calories,  but I can at least adapt the recipe so that it is suitable for vegans as well as vegetarians and those with normal diets. These peanut butter chocolate oatmeal cookies will not last…

Fast & Easy Recipes with Only 3 or 4 ingredients

Great collection of easy 3 and 4 ingredient main courses, breakfasts and desserts

Looking for some quick and easy meals that are fast to do, but delicious? These 3 & 4 ingredient recipes are simple to make and let you get dinner or dessert on the table quickly. Easy 4 ingredient eggnog latte. Perfect for the holidays! But don’t let the simplicity of these recipes fool you. They…

Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Cream Topping

Four layer fresh strawberry shortcake with whip cream

This strawberry shortcake is one that my mother made each summer when the fresh strawberries started appearing in the supermarkets.  It is our family’s most favorite summer time dessert and is lovingly called “Grammy’s Shortcake” by all her grandchildren. Fresh strawberries make such a great addition to desserts. They are fresh and naturally low in…