Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Nespresso VertuoLine Recipe
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles with ESPRESSO!
Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles! SO GOOD!

So I recently discovered the idea of making a truffle out of the best thing in the entire world - COOKIE DOUGH. Eggless cookie dough, actually! Little balls of safe-to-eat chocolate chip cookie dough = holy-moly-I-don't-even-care-that-it-is-swimsuit-season! It gets better. The fab team at Nespresso sent over their new VertuoLine System to try out. It brews both a regular cup of coffee topped with … { read more }

“Oh So Delicious” Strawberry Shortcake Bites

Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!
Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!
Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!

This recipe is one of my family favorites! It's absolutely addictive so just a warning there! It's perfect for topping with fresh fruit, ice cream, whipped topping, etc for a refreshing little dessert. My brother and his wife are coming down to meet Blakely in a couple of weeks and these are on the menu! They're SO good. I kind of can't believe I haven't already shared this recipe with you … { read more }

Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad

Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad with the most AMAZING Raspberry Orange dressing!
Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad with the most AMAZING Raspberry Orange dressing!

After all the desserts and a holiday weekend of indulging, let's get back on the boat with a delicious salad recipe, shall we? Don't worry, a killer dessert is coming your way this week. Meanwhile, what I love about this salad is how gosh darn PRETTY it is. Yes, a salad. Pretty! Which of course makes it perfect for entertaining. I used small glass dessert bowls for the salads and served them up … { read more }

Delicious Mini Ice Cream Pies

Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY

Now that the warmer weather has arrived, it’s time to share a simple yet cute dessert that you can create for parties, special occasions, or just a delicious dessert for friends and family! These mini pies are made with Blue Bunny’s Bunny Tracks Ice Cream and loaded with tasty flavors like chocolate and peanuts! I love how easy these are to make and how tasty they are! Everyone loves an … { read more }

How to Make Easy + Colorful Melon Skewers!

Melon Skewer Stir Sticks
melon skewers collage
Melon skewers: Simple and Cute!

I'm declaring this the summer of skewers, y'all! Whether you toss them in a drink (a la drink stirrer) or simply serve them up as bite-size treats, skewers are just oh so fun. You can even embellish them like I did with ribbon here. Any excuse to visit the ribbon aisle in the craft store is a GO for me. Right? Right. So be on the lookout for lots of sweet and savory skewer ideas from yours truly … { read more }

Delicious & Easy No-Bake Energy Bars

Delicious and easy no-bake energy bars!

If you missed my latest recipe for Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies, then by all means - hop here. Now, we have to keep things sort of healthy after those, right? Being the Mom of a newborn, I'm pretty much racing through the house tossing laundry in, unloading the dishwasher, answering emails, and everything else that has to get done at 99 mph aka lightening speed. There is no time to make a … { read more }

Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies

Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie
Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie
Totally decadent! Dulce de Leche Brownies #Pizzazzerie

  It's been awhile since I shared a totally decadent dessert with y'all. Let's remedy that, shall we? One of my favorite recipes to date are these Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars that I shared exactly a year ago! I decided that the world needs more chocolate (we can never have enough chocolate!) so I turned them into Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Brownies! They use a store-bought … { read more }

Sweet Strawberry Muffins for Brunch

Sweet Strawberry Muffins Recipe!

Hey, Y'all! I'm gearing up for my first Mother's Day. I'm so thrilled to snuggle up with my daughter this weekend (she turns 1 month on Sunday)! I hope you also have a beautiful weekend. I had to swing in to share a recipe I created for Apartments For Rent's blog. These sweet strawberry muffins are delicious for a brunch (or just any excuse for a muffin - hehe). Enjoy! Find the FULL RECIPE + PICS … { read more }

Raspberry Shortcakes for Mom!

Mother's Day Raspberry Shortcakes

  Celebrate Mom with Raspberry Shortcakes! I created these for Homes.com, and you can hop over here to see the full recipe and pictures. They're easy, delicious, and perfect for celebrate your Mom! FULL RECIPE + HOW-TO --> … { read more }

Cinco de Mayo Food & Drink Ideas!

Cinco de Mayo Food & Drink Recipes!
Homemade Churros
Skinny Taco Cups - Perfect Appetizer for Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner! It's one of my favorite holidays because I love the food and drink ideas. Here are a few of my favorites from around the web (and a couple I created). Pick your fave or serve them all up for a party! Even if you're just enjoying May 5th with family at home, make one of these festive recipes to celebrate! Or drop a Cinco de Mayo treat off to a friend or … { read more }