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, […]

Mint Chocolate Cream Parfaits

Mint Chocolate Cream Parfaits

Chocolate Cream Pie gets morphed into a dessert in a jar, a Mint Chocolate Cream Parfait, to be exact. Perfect for your next game day dessert or holiday get-together. One of my husband’s favorite desserts is Chocolate Cream Pie. It’s a simple pie made of chocolate pudding, cooked on the stove, and then laid on […]

Huddle to Fight Hunger (Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreos)

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The holidays can be so much fun. And they can be so distracting, too. In our efforts to buy presents and make treats, it’s easy to forget those who are less fortunate than ourselves. And as Lynn pointed out recently, there generally always is someone less fortunate. Last year I went shopping at Walmart on […]

Peppermint Brownie Bites

Peppermint Brownie Bites

One of the attractions of a variety of Christmas Cookies is that you don’t have to lock yourself into one particular flavor. You can vary the tastes and textures, so that you never get bored. As if one could get bored of cookies, but still…. Last in our Cookie Lineup are the Peppermint Brownie Bites. […]