Easy Christmas Cookies

Think about it: if Santa travels around the entire world, taking a bite or two out of every cookie left for him in every house in just one night, he must get awfully full. In fact, I bet by the end of the night he’s craving little more than a nice healthy cookie, not so…

Chocolate Brownie Fudge Ice Cream

When it comes to ice cream, my mom calls me her “strip miner”. Because whenever she brings home any kind of ice cream with brownie chunks, cookie dough balls, or crushed up Oreo’s, I’ll simply dig through the carton, picking out all the chunks, and leave the rest of the ice cream behind. And once…

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

Each of these little peppermint kisses is a drop of decadence. And at this time of year, I need a bit of something delicious, rich, and chocolate-y to get me through the day. Sure, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. However, that’s only if you count “Christmastime” as beginning the day after…

No Bake Trail Mix Bar

When I first tried out this recipe, I all but abandoned it. However, instead of throwing out the uncooperative granola bars, that just wouldn’t seem to stick together without being baked in the oven, I set them aside to return to later. And ended up learning quite a lesson on patience. When I came back…

Blueberry Orange Smoothie

I’ll have a blue Christmas… Because of this smoothie! Well, honestly this smoothie is more purple than blue, but as it’s made with a whole cup of blueberries and blueberry yogurt, I think “blue” is still a pretty appropriate adjective! You can’t get a fresher flavor combination than blueberry and orange. The sweet flavor of…