Not Your Ice Cream Truck’s Ice Cream Sandwiches

Not Your Ice Cream Truck

Forget the ice cream man. Make your own Ice Cream Sandwiches this summer. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! You know […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids | Good Cheap Eats

This year I’m an ambassador for Bob’s Red Mill, one of my very favorite brands on the planet. I already loved their products, and then I read Bob’s biography. I love him and his company even more. It’s an honor that I get to partner with them this year. Today, I’m sharing over on Bob’s […]

Maple-Sweetened Chocolate Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting

Maple-Sweetened Chocolate Cupcakes with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting - Enjoy a naturally sweet treat in these chocolate cupcakes with honey cream cheese frosting.

Enjoy a naturally sweet treat in these chocolate cupcakes with honey cream cheese frosting. This recipe was born out of a craving for brownies. A few weeks ago in anticipation of a trip to Legoland, I baked my traditional Cocoa Brownies using maple syrup for the sugar. I figured the texture would be the same, […]

Triple Chocolate Donuts

Triple Chocolate Donuts

Save some coin and bake your own triple chocolate donuts. I baked four and a half dozen donuts in the making of this post. I did it all for you. Last week I took the plunge and purchased a couple donut pans. Yeah, I know, I’m late to the donut baking party. Joy bakes them. […]

Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Homemade Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Homemade chocolate buttercream frosting comes together easily and tastes so much better than the canned variety. I was a little late to the cupcake craze. But that’s okay. Still tastes just as good. My littlest one chose cupcakes for her birthday last week. The older kids were astounded: What do you mean? She’s not going […]

Cocoa Apricot Cashew Bites

Cocoa Apricot Cashew Bites

Cocoa Apricot Cashew Bites are a naturally-sweetened snack that are¬†easy to make and very kid-friendly. Except for a handful of “cheat” days for the FishMama Trifecta, I’m going sugar-free this month, trying to reclaim a little bit of that energy that I felt during my Whole 30. I don’t want to give up baked goods […]

Gingerbread Hot Cocoa

Gingerbread hot cocoa is true to its name. Rich in flavor, it’ll warm your tummy this winter. There’s a chill in the air. Time to enjoy a warm cup of goodness. You might love coffee or tea. Hot cocoa is good, too. We’ve been indulging a little too much in coffee shop fare, so I’m […]

Tasty No Bake Desserts

Chocolate Fondue

We tend to associate dessert time with oven time. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Desserts can be tasty and delicious — no baking required. Raspberry Cream Cups with Pretzels Recently, the Best Landlords in the World replaced our oven and microwave. In the weeks leading up to the switch, our oven was […]

Cranberry Chocolate Snack Cake

Cranberry Chocolate Snack Cake

With it sweet crumb top, tart cranberries, and rich chocolate, this snack cake will disappear in a flash. My family loves cake. More than pie. Yeah, they’re weird. I’d much rather have pie. But, this cake might sway me. A sweet crumb top forms a bed for fresh cranberries and chocolate chips. Delicious! Perfect for […]

Butternut Squash Brownies

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As you know I’ve been in possession of a wealth of butternut squash. I started with four: Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Big Brother Bear, and Baby Bear. Today all that is left is Baby Bear. We made the rest into all kinds of yumminess, including but not limited to, squash cake, squash muffins, squash pie, […]