Confetti Cookies

These cookies are a party in your mouth!! I love making birthday presents. Not just buying a few items from Target and putting together a Pinterest-worthy gift basket, but physically making the present. I feel like there’s really no downside to a homemade birthday present! After all, you have fun creating it, you save money,…

Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze

One of my best friends is obsessed with bananas. Banana pancakes, banana gelato, banana milkshakes- she loves them all. In fact, I won’t be surprised if the cake at her wedding is banana flavored. Unfortunately, said best friend is in Italy right now on vacation– where she discovered, might I add, that banana gelato is…

Guilt-Free Pumpkin Dip

Pumpkin everything. What’s on your Autumn bucket list? I definitely have a couple must-do’s this season, and as I’ll be in college next fall, I want to check off as many classic fall activities as possible. After all, when I’m 100 miles away from most of my friends, going apple picking together won’t be nearly…

Layered Candy Corn Smoothie

No, there is no actual candy corn in this smoothie. I suppose it’s not exactly clear whether candy corn is an ingredient in a smoothie titled “candy corn smoothie”, and can get confusing when the recipe claims to be healthy. However, this smoothie certainly looks like a candy corn- and if you’re feeling festive, it’s…

Pumpkin Bars with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Tomorrow is the first day of Fall! I love everything about Fall- from the colorful leaves, to the perfect running weather. However, my absolute favorite thing about Fall is the fall flavors. Pumpkin spice. Apple butter. Pecan pie. Caramel Apple. You really can’t get any better. As you all well know, pumpkin recipes are by…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

What are your two favorite desserts? Maybe they’re m&m’s and cupcakes, or ice cream and cookies, or even frozen yogurt and chocolate. Well, whatever they may be, imagine if they were combined into one phenomenal, mouth-watering, decadent dessert. One phenomenal, mouth-watering, decadent healthy dessert. Two of my favorite desserts are cookies and cake, and this…

Salted Caramel Popcorn

As you all probably know, I have a lot of food addictions. Chocolate, cinnamon, ice cream, anything-and-everything pumpkin, the list goes on! However, although I’ve touted each of these delights over the years, I haven’t really touched on probably my #1 food addiction. Popcorn. I am seriously in LOVE with popcorn. The crunch, the variety…