Honey-Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Honey-Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Cream

If you’re searching for a dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth but keep you in line for swimsuit season, then this Honey-Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Cream is what you need! This past week has been a serious whirlwind. Last Saturday was supposed to be a day for me to get a lot of house work done. My husband is still working in Canada and only comes home for a few days every 3 weeks, so for the most part, {Read More}

Rainbow Pancakes

Rainbow Pancakes

If you’re a pancake lover, then you’re going to want to listen up! I just got my hands on this amazing cookbook called Stack Happy, featuring 70 delicious pancake recipes. My friend Karly Campbell is the author and creator of the book, and she also has an amazing blog, Buns In My Oven too!  Her cookbook is full of everything from classic pancake recipes to dessert pancakes and even savory style pancakes! There really is a pancake recipe for everyone! {Read More}

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins

If you’re a fan of Red Velvet, then you’re going to love these Red Velvet Cream Cheese Muffins! One of the coolest things about being a food blogger is being able to meet other awesome food bloggers in person, AND becoming friends with them. I’m super lucky to have become friends with Deborah, the lady behind the mouthwatering food blog, Taste and Tell. Deborah recently published her very first cookbook, Red Velvet Lover’s Cookbook, and I am here to tell you… {Read More}

Trix Pancakes

Trix Pancakes! These yummy pancakes are infused with Trix cereal flavor and swirled with little bits of Trix as well. It's a fruity pancake explosion!

Today is a super special day. My oldest girl is turning 10 years old!! She is completely obsessed with Trix Cereal, so we’re throwing her a birthday party centered around her favorite cereal. But first things first, she requested these amazing Trix Pancakes for her birthday breakfast! I actually created these pancakes way back in June for General Mills to celebrate the new fruiter flavors of Trix cereal. So when my daughter requested them again for her breakfast this morning, {Read More}

Cheesecake Swirled Brown Sugar Cake

This Cheesecake Swirled Brown Sugar Cake is devilishly moist, filled with plump raspberries and blackberries, then topped with a creamy cheesecake swirl and a crisp brown sugar crumble.

This Cheesecake Swirled Brown Sugar Cake is devilishly moist, filled with plump raspberries and blackberries, then topped with a creamy cheesecake swirl and a crisp brown sugar crumble.  YOU GUYS!!! THIS CAKE!!! This cake is BEYOND delicious. The simple brown sugar cake (hello… lover) is completely moist and perfectly sweetened. Did you know that June is National Dairy Month? Yes ma’am! I thought what better way to celebrate than to make this scrumptious dessert that’s filled with not 1 but THREE different {Read More}

Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Is it Spring yet? I’m eager for warm, sunny days and fields of green, fragrant grass. I’m also eager for days when I can cool down with this Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet. It may have been a bit chilly outside when I made this sweet and tangy frozen treat, but it was a clear day, the sun was out and if I sat in it’s rays by my window I could feel a little warmth. So that’s what I did. This {Read More}

Blueberry Walnut Oatmeal Muffin Tops

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

More blueberries! I’m going to tell you something that might shock you. This recipe was inspired by McDonald’s. Yes, it’s true. I eat at McDonald’s. I have 4 kids, can you blame me? If you haven’t tried their Blueberry Oatmeal yet, you should. It’s delish. And it’s what inspired these Blueberry Walnut Muffin Tops. I wanted to pack all that yummy, nutty and sweet flavor into a handheld breakfast on the go. School is just around the corner, and what {Read More}

Super Easy Homestyle Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Microwave Potatoes

There is nothing better than fresh and fluffy homemade mashed potatoes. But who really wants to take the time to make them from scratch? It usually involves peeling, cutting, boiling and finally mashing potatoes, which can feel like an eternity when all you want is potatoes. Like right now. If you want fresh and fluffy homemade mashed potatoes in less than 10 minutes, then this recipe is for you! {cause seriously, I am all about quick and easy} There is {Read More}

How to Make a Buttermilk Substitute

Buttermilk Substitute

Have you ever been ready to make a recipe only to find out that it requires buttermilk, and you don’t have any? You don’t need to make a special trip to the store just for that buttermilk anymore. Did you know there is a fast and simple two ingredient buttermilk substitute? All you need is milk and white vinegar {or lemon juice if you don’t have vinegar}.  Simply pour 1 tablespoon of white vinegar into a measuring cup… Pour your {Read More}

Homemade Buttermilk Syrup

buttermilk syrup

I’ve learned a few things about being a Mother. 1. Bed time stories never end in your child falling peacefully to sleep. They always want “just one more book.” 2. We’re the only milk bar open at 2:30am. 3. Laundry and dishes never end. Never. 4. No matter how hard you try, at least one child will always have a booger face. 5. Just because you graduated school, doesn’t mean you wont have to do homework again. 6. Your children look {Read More}