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…

Sweet Peach Cobbler for Two

Although I must admit that nothing will ever surpass my love for Christmas cookies and all things ginger and pumpkin, summer desserts definitely hold a special place in my heart. Especially cobblers! Cobblers really are the perfect summer desserts. They can be made with whatever fruit is in season (my favorite are blueberry and peach…

Fresh Fig and Almond Ice Cream

The first time I tried figs, I have to say I was very skeptical. I wasn’t sure about the texture of the skin of the fruit, and the inside looked like nothing I had ever eaten before. Not to mention, the taste was definitely unique. But regardless of my initial impression, after finishing my first…

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away!! As Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I know many of you may be thinking “what on earth am I going to make for my relatives?” Whether you’re in charge of bringing the rolls, or hosting the gathering and forced to whip up breakfast the next morning, Thanksgiving is most definitely…

Guiltless & Delicious Shamrock Ice Cream

I scream! You scream! We all scream for… healthy ice cream!! Not what you were expecting right? Some days I just can’t bring myself to eat any more veggies. And unfortunately, this means that I end up far from fulfilling my daily recommended allowance of vegetables and my “food plate” (or food “pyramid”) ends up being fruit, carbs,…