Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Another personal favourite of mine, and of my dad's, a good old Pecan Pie! I love the softness of the caramel filling and the crunch of the nuts, it's pretty delicious, so naturally I wanted to make this into a cupcake. ...more

chocolate chip banana nutella donuts are definitely one of my favorite things to bake. I just love coming up with different flavor combinations, but most of all I love that they are only 2 points! Your average store bought donuts will cost you upwards of 8pp or more if its decadent enough, so how awesome is it that you can have 4 of my donuts for that… not that you’d eat 4 in one sitting.. well maybe 3...These chocolate chip banana donuts are delicious, especially the nutella topping....more

Calling All Serious Chocolate Lovers: Chocolate- Chocolate Cupcakes

A seriously chocolatey delight to satisfy any chocoholic! A decadent chocolate cupcake made with buttermilk then frosted with a creamy chocolate buttercream and topped with chocolate sprinkles.  Oh yeah! Recipe link:

Buckwheat Banana Bread with Maple Cream Icing and Cacao Nibs (Dairy Free)

A delicious and healthy banana bread; refined sugar free and packed with superfoods cacao, hemp, and buckwheat. This recipe can be easily enjoyed for breakfast or as a snack. Top off the loaf with the dairy-free, maple cream icing and extra cacao nibs, and you have yourself an amazing dessert....more

Fifty Recipes: Mother's Day All Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. I have no idea where I’ll be this year. My younger son finishes finals hundreds of miles away the day before. I think he’ll need help getting all of his crap stuff home so it’s possible I’ll be on the road.For those of you not spending Mother’s Day in a car, I hope you have something great planned. And since I’m not putting together my own celebration this year, I may as well help you plan yours....more

Meet this delicacy: #Biscotto Amarena

Everyone including us has a sweet tooth, let's be honest! Today we came across a sweet widely known in the Napoli area  that usually don't has the main spot in the Italian Pasticcerias window : The Biscotto Amarena. ...more

Quinoa Almond Herbed Bread Sticks

 Ingredients1 cup quinoa (cooked & cooled)¼ cup flaxseed meal¾ cup water1 cup almond flour1 tsp garlic (chopped)1 tsp Italian seasoning2 tsp mixed herbs½ tsp crushed pepper½ tsp salt1 ½ tsp baking powder½ tbsp. maple syrup½ tbsp. olive oil...more

How to Make Perfect Risotto Every Time

Let’s face it, risotto gets a bad rap. Its reputation is up there with the untouchables, like beef wellington and baked Alaska. I’m not quite sure how risotto got black listed because there aren't a ton of ingredients or steps involved. The only pain-staking part to consider is the stirring and stirring and, well, more stirring. But look on the bright side, you’ll have biceps of steel....more