Yes to Yum

I'm Nicole; dog lover, photographer, and blogger. I'm also an aspiring graphic designer, pursuing my degree in the frozen state of Minnesota. 

Yes to Yum is a baking blog focused on creating small batches of your favorite desserts and snacks. I find that smaller batches are the perfect way to live a healthy lifestyle and still enjoy indulgent desserts.


Chocolate Dipped Rice Krispy Sticks

One of the things I hate the most about commuting to campus everyday is how I technically have two commutes. My college has two campuses, one in Minneapolis and one in St. Paul ....more

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well, here we are. I think we all knew this day would come. A while back, I introduced a new series here on the blog called Small Batch Basics ....more

Pumpkin Donut Holes with Cinnamon Ginger Sugar

Every week when I go to Target, I like to do a little swoop around the end caps to see if there’s anything good on clearance. Sometime around December last year, I spotted a shelf full of supersize cans of pumpkin. 50% off ....more

Gluten Free Cranberry Walnut Breakfast Cookies

Hey! Happy Friday! I can’t emphasize that enough ....more

Single Serve Green Reset Smoothie

When I went to the eye doctor last week to get some new specs, the doctor informed me I have “chapped eyeballs.” WHAT? Apparently I need more omega-3s. Which is clearly translated to GUACAMOLE! ...more

Blueberry Scones with Orange Glaze

Let’s have a little chat about breakfast. I love it (and mention it every other day). Today we have something that’s surely a step above your regular breakfast and is easy enough to make for those early morning weekday breakfasts ....more

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

When I first tried these cookies out, I took one look at the dough and thought *fail* Dark, slightly shiny, and just…strange. But wait a second, look at those lovely crispy beauties above. They most definitely aren’t shiny or strange looking, which is quite surprising because they’re missing...more

5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Pie Cups

Here we go again, chocolate. This is a celebration dessert of sorts. Celebration cake? ...more

Classic Fudge Brownies with Milk Chocolate Frosting

Hip hip hooray for new things. Wait a second, brownies aren’t new. Especially...more

Raspberry Lemon Tarlets for Two

I have one thing to say about this post and that is: RASPBERRIES! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw my post Trader Joe’s picture of the huge container of raspberries I found. I love raspberries on their own, but I knew I had to work them into a recipe ....more