Cashew Butter and Quinoa Crunch Candy Bar

The never-ending deluge of Halloween junk can make it hard to stick to any healthy eating resolutions. I mean Halloween is right around the corner and it’s all about CANDY, CANDY, CANDY! From entire supermarket aisles to office reception desks, the sweet stuff is everywhere!

The Perfect Pumpkin Bread

It’s October! It may not be the nice October that I am used to but… ITS FREAKING OCTOBER! You know what that means, the start of the baking season. Even better? Cooler weather! Well kind of. It rained the past two days and do you know the first thing I did when I saw raindrops…

Salted Caramel Autumn Brittle

Ahh fall, oh how I love thee. When you feel that crisp breeze, you know that summer is gone and fall is in the air. Every season has an upside to it, but autumn? It has a particular beauty to it that everyone can relate to. Fall has a unique ability to turn the world…

Basil Limeade

It’s been getting hot and muggy lately. Not that type where it’s dry-hot, but super sticky-humid hot. And when it’s this hot I always get a sudden urge to quench my thirst with lemonade. So I walk over to my fridge, open it up and… LIMES… Gross… No lemons? Well… Ugh… FINE I’ll make limeade…

Banana Walnut Bread

I know it has been a while since I last blogged. As you all know, I have been in the process of moving and everything is happening all at once. With no kitchen, it has been quite difficult to make anything let alone have my own vent/counseling session in my kitchen after everything that has…

Brie-Stuffed Dates

These dates are perfect as a finger-food appetizer, tapas cheese course or even dessert. These dates are a wonderful fall treat and pair very well with a nice glass of merlot. Perfect for those holiday parties! Which by the way are right around the corner. These little treats are so easy to make and takes only…

French Macarons

French Macarons are small bite sized cookies. These lovely, light little French almond meringue cookies are just begging to be filled with your favorite filling and made into sandwiches for a delightful treat. They first have a crunch in your mouth, then leading into a soft texture as you bite into the filling. This cookie…

Blueberry and Lavender Scones

So, are you planning a tea party or a ladies brunch? Make these scones! In one word I would describe these scones as “lovely”. In more words, they are sweet, flaky and elegant. These blueberry and lavender scones are beautiful to look at and delightful to eat. The sweet, tart blueberries pair pleasantly with the floral…

Honey Lavender and Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Lavender? Rosemary? Honey? Wow, let me just tell you that these cookies are full of flavor. These, melt in your mouth, shortbread cookies are addicting. I never knew I would love them so much! Seriously, these cookies will continue to delight you, even as you find yourself eating the entire batch by yourself. I’m not…

Creamy Salted Caramel Sauce

Caramel… Oh caramel… Homemade caramel is probably one of the most delicious sauces you can make at home. If you have never made or never had homemade caramel, you are seriously missing out. I just recently started making caramel and I am pretty angry at myself for depriving my tastes buds all these years. However,…