Apple Ricotta and Almond Galette

October 31, 2014
Apple Ricotta galette

I’ve seen many pumpkin recipes around the internet lately but I am going to be a rebel and wait until next month to show off my pumpkin recipes. Today it’s all about apples. And apple butter with ricotta and almonds. Can you think of a more delicious combination? This is the ultimate fall dessert. I […]

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Salted Caramel, Pretzel and Nutella Ice Cream

July 14, 2014
KA ice cream

July is national ice cream month! Of course, no holiday is needed to eat ice cream. In the summer, my freezer is always loaded with plenty of frozen treats. But this is even a little more special. Because who doesn’t like homemade ice cream? Head on over to The Kitchenthusiast to see how easy it is […]

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Hershey’s Spreadable Chocolate With Fruit and Giveaway Winner

January 29, 2014

This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual all opinions are my own. So it’s time to announce my giveaway winner and recap all the lusciousness of the spreadable chocolate I have been eating. Drumroll please………………….. The winner of the gift pack is Kim M. Congrats Kim! Now you too can indulge in chocolate for […]

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Salted Chocolate Almond Crispy Treats & Hershey’s Spread Giveaway

January 16, 2014

This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual all opinions are my own. ********CONTEST CLOSED******** Remember the yummy Hershey’s spreads that I have been snacking on for the last month? Thanks to Hershey’s,  I am giving some away along with snacks to go with it. I also have a recipe for you that tastes much better than […]

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Introducing Hershey’s New Spreads

December 11, 2013

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual, all opinions are my own. Everyone needs some chocolate in their life. Right? I know I could use a little chocolate almost everyday. S0 I am happy to introduce new Hershey’s Spreads – Chocolate with Almond, Chocolate with Hazelnut and Chocolate. They are all so good that […]

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Homemade “Chipwiches” For National Ice Cream Month

July 16, 2013

One of my favorite early teenage memories is swimming at the local town pool in the summer and eating chipwiches and cheese fries from the snack bar.  Ahhh, those were the days! We would get to the pool right after lunch.  First we would swim a little and dive for pennies. Then you went off […]

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Sugar Cookies with Monk Fruit In The Raw

May 20, 2013
plate cookies

Disclosure: I was given a free bag of Monk Fruit In The Raw to use for this recipe and I have the chance to win a prize by showing a photograph of the cookies I decorated. I am attending Eat, Write, Retreat as a volunteer and was not compensated for this post. As always, the […]

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Cocoa Dusted Cinnamon Honey Almonds

April 18, 2013
almonds two

Both of my kids are candy fanatics. They can not get enough. I am predicting that my daughter will still go trick or treating when she is in college.  Of course, I am not a fan of letting them eat too much candy. I made these almonds thinking that it is a sweet treat for […]

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Sweet Ricotta Pie

March 31, 2013

Happy Easter everyone! I spent the day relaxing and having some Easter fun with my family.  We went to church this morning but before I left I was able to get this pie  in the oven. This afternoon, we colored Easter eggs and my kids did some Jelly Belly bean trading after the Easter bunny […]

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Festive Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

December 18, 2012

I love this holiday time of year where there are plenty of reasons to make treats and desserts. Every year about a week before Christmas, I turn on the oven and bake up piles of cookies.  We like to give goodies to teachers, bus drivers, neighbors and friends.  Every person in our household has a […]

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