BEYOND THE OVEN: MAKING A MINION CAKE

minion cake

Hey guys! A few weeks ago I made a minion cake for my 13- year old niece's birthday party and posted it in one of my weekend series. You all loved it and loved it even more on Facebook. With all the … [Continue reading...]

Skinny Vegan Key Lime Pie Bars

Skinny Vegan Key Lime Pie Bars

An easy recipe for key lime bars - veganized!  Incredibly rich and creamy thanks to healthy fats like coconut and avocado: but no one could ever tell thanks to the dominant sweet and tart key lime pie flavor!  Drooling yet?  If you can't wait, go ahead and skip down to the recipe.  I won't … [Continue reading...]

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Honey whole wheat bread

The sweet and nutty flavor of honey makes this homemade honey whole wheat bread a tasty loaf that will become a family favorite. It's not everyday I share with you things that did not work out perfectly. But my friends there are plenty of those moments as I am on this baking journey. Homemade bread … [Continue reading...]

Salted Cashew-Bittersweet Chocolate Tart – Guest Post by URBAN BAKES

Salted Cashew-Bittersweet Chocolate Tart

A creamy, silky-rich bittersweet chocolate ganache tart topped with a spread of sweetened dulce de leche and a finishing touch of sprinkled salted cashews and sea salt in a tender flaky buttermilk crust. Happy Monday! I hope you are excited to meet a few of my blogging friends as they step in … [Continue reading...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream Cheese Frosting

Take classic moist carrot cake cupcakes and top them with a creamier and slightly sweeter mascarpone cream cheese frosting and you will have a whole new Spring favorite! It was a long and hard wait but I had to hold off on the carrot cake until the breeze finally started feeling like Spring!! … [Continue reading...]

Vanilla Anise Cupcakes

Vanilla Anise Cupcakes

These vanilla anise cupcakes are moist and fluffy with a delicate combination of the sweet and aromatic flavors of anise, almond and vanilla! Cupcakes are always so much fun to make (and decorate!!) and I think I caught the bug after these vanilla cupcakes with whipped vanilla bean frosting a … [Continue reading...]

Roasted Butternut and Goji Berry Superfoods Salad {Guest Post}

Roasted Butternut and Goji Berry Superfoods Salad

This roasted butternut and goji berry superfoods salad is full of flavor, texture, color and is topped with good for you goji berries and a delicious balsamic vinaigrette. Happy Monday! I have a salad recipe for you guys today. Say what? Yes guys, we are going savory for a day. A girl cannot live … [Continue reading...]

BEYOND THE OVEN

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Hey guys! I hope you are having a great start to the weekend :) I've skipped a week or two of this series because by the time we get to Friday night, I am wiped out from my week. Take this week for example, I had a meeting with my boss on Wednesday afternoon and he wanted to meet again on Friday to … [Continue reading...]

Coconut Vanilla Chia Pudding

Coconut Vanilla Chia Pudding

This creamy coconut vanilla chia pudding is a quick, flavorful and a healthy breakfast that will keep you full all morning long. Pronunciations. How to say certain words. Big problem for this girl sometimes. Take chia for example. How do you even say that? In my head it went like this "chee-yah" … [Continue reading...]

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding

This homemade dark chocolate coconut pudding recipe is a simple, decadent and indulgent dessert that is creamy, delicious and begging for you to try it.   Can I just say one LAST time that it needs to be Spring already? I know I know we are all sick of hearing about the weather and I promise this … [Continue reading...]

Lemon Poppyseed Baked Donuts

Lemon Poppyseed Baked Donuts

These lemon poppyseed baked donuts are soft, moist and bursting with fresh lemon flavor while popping with crunchy poppyseeds in both the tender donuts and the sweet lemon glaze. Surprise! Today we are inviting you ALL to a virtual baby shower honoring Kelly from Life Made Sweeter and Hilary … [Continue reading...]

Honey Lime Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Honey Lime Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

These honey lime coconut oatmeal cookies are soft and chewy with sweet crunches of coconut flakes and hints of lime.  It's almost the end of March (can't believe it!) and that means it's time for Mystery Dish reveal!! Mystery Dish is a group of talented food bloggers that I joined last month … [Continue reading...]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

These traditional hot cross buns are soft and sweet with distinct flavors of lemon, cloves and nutmeg on the inside and crisp on the outside. Believe it or not, Easter is just right around the corner. So it is time to start thinking of Easter recipes especially those that are easy to put together … [Continue reading...]