Strawberry Coconut Truffles

Truffles are one of my all-time top kinds of candy. Seriously, who doesn’t like little balls of chocolate-y goodness with melt-in-your-mouth centers? Unfortunately, I usually only allow myself to enjoy truffles twice a year: once on valentines day and once on Christmas. Because, as you’re about to learn, I can’t be trusted with them. Every…

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Pecans, coconut, and chocolate are the best combination. If these cupcakes are truly “German”, not in the way French fries aren’t actually French, then I think the Germans are definitely doing something right. Because these cupcakes are divine. In addition to the the gourmet chocolate cupcakes with a light coconut undertone, the icing has the…

Healthier Mac & Cheese in a Mug

The first thing I knew how to make as a kid was Mac & Cheese. Of course, I’m not talking the bread crumbs, three-cheese grandmother-style mac and cheese you only have once or twice a year. I’m talking Kraft Mac & Cheese. Actually, to be more accurate I’m talking Great Value Mac & Cheese; I…

Peanut Butter Crunch Granola

Peanut Butter Crunch Granola. Like Cap’n Crunch… but better (for you). Not to mention, downright addicting. Seriously, once you start with this stuff, you won’t be able to stop. Especially if you’re a fellow Peanut-Butter-Lover. This granola isn’t just your typical Plain Jane, practically homologous vanilla granola. This granola contains a myriad of different and…

Vanilla Cupcakes with Dreamy Chocolate Frosting

The title of this recipe is slightly misleading. Because not only is the frosting dreamy, but so are the cupcakes. Basically, this whole recipe is dreamy! 😉 Yesterday one of my best friends and I got together for what turned into a baking/skating/eating extravaganza. After my friend practically held me up as I attempted to…