Brown Sugar Butterscotch Cookies

These cookies are, in short, the bomb. When I began this blog, I’d never thought cookies could be healthy. Or, at the very least, guilt-free. I was used to the classic 150 and above calorie cookie, made with butter, sugar, and plenty of white flour. Three ingredients with next to no nutritional value. And sure,…

Key Lime Pie Bites

Key Lime Pie has always been a summer favorite in my family. When the sun comes out, the temperature raises over 80°F, and the ice cream man can be found roaming kid-friendly neighborhoods, we all suddenly develop the biggest craving for Key Lime. Although we’re not really a pie family (more cakes, cupcakes, etc.), Key…

The Best Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

One of my favorite summer desserts is blueberry cobbler. I only just discovered it for the first time a few years ago. Here in Virginia, blueberries are in season in the beginning of the summer/end of the spring. So, right when school gets out for the kiddos, the supermarket has a surplus of fresh, relatively…

Decadent Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I have something to confess… I’m a habitual midnight snacker. Or, at the very least, late night snacker. For instance, during the school year I head upstairs to do my homework at about 8. Now, we finish diner around 7 so I spend the next 30 to 45 minutes making my overnight oats and lunch for…

Skinny Mini Fruit Tarts

Personally, a double chocolate ganache cake just isn’t appealing to me during the spring and summer. The thought of scarfing down a rich, gooey slice of chocolate cake when it’s 80°F out and I’m covered in a sheen of sweat doesn’t really make me warm and fuzzy inside. Well, it does, but not in the good…