Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Gluten Free Pumpkin PIe

Time to talk pie again, gluten free pumpkin pie to be specific. I have made gluten free pumpkin pies before by simply leaving out the crust.  My daughter went through a massive pumpkin pie phase last year while we had her on a gluten free diet, so I started making pumpkin pie by just putting click to read more

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars

I love pecans.  Pecan pie is really a thing of beauty.  One of those indulgences that you don’t have often, and savor when you do. It is so rich and decadent and over the top in the very best way.  Because it is so rich, I love making it in bar form, where you can click to read more

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Let’s talk pie, shall we?  Pumpkin pie in particular. I like pumpkin pie, but it’s safe to say my daughters LOVE pumpkin pie. It was one of the first “real foods” each of them tasted, mainly because my family was sneaking it to them when I was busy cleaning up Thanksgiving dinners.  There is something click to read more

Oreo Cake from Surprise Inside Cakes

Oreo Cake Recipe From Surprise Inside Cakes

I made you a cake.  A pretty awesome over the top cake! This cake is packed full of Oreos, and covered in even more of them.  It’s pretty outrageous and completely decadent.   This cake comes from my friend Amanda’s amazing book, Surprise Inside Cakes.  Amanda is pretty well known for her incredible cakes, both on click to read more

Flatbread Tacos

Flatbread Tacos

Growing up in the southwest, I absolutely love Mexican food.   My mom, dad and grandma all made tacos often, when we went out to eat it was often for Mexican food, and it was always something that everyone enjoyed.  I make tacos a few times a month, and to keep it from getting boring, I click to read more

Silver Dollar Sliders

Silver Dollar Sliders

I love breakfast.  I love it in the morning, the evening, late at night.  Hands down, breakfast is probably my favorite meal of the day.  In a house full of picky eaters, breakfast always seems like the one meal that everyone loves what’s being served.  I am always up for breakfast for dinner, so when click to read more

Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

It was a long weekend. And not in the let’s have an extra day off and have lots of fun weekend kind of long weekend.  More like wake up sick Thursday night, end up in the ER Friday, spend all day Saturday asleep and spend Sunday trying to wake up.  Still trying to wake up click to read more

Smart Cookie Cookbook Reviews

Smart Cookie Cookbook In Bookstores!

After spending almost two years working on my book, Smart Cookie, I was totally ready to share it with the world.  Excited, enthusiastic, full of joy!  And then I thought to myself, oh my heck, I’m sharing it with the world.  Help, I want to hide!   That’s one of those funny things about being creative, click to read more

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Sometimes I forget how absolutely amazing apple is in desserts. The apple crumble has reminded me that apple can rock dessert.  Big time. This is one of those recipes that turned out absolutely amazing. The kind you have to back away from the pan with your fork from, because you could probably eat the entire click to read more

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Spritz Cookie Recipes

Today’s post is about something sweet, Chocolate Spritz Cookies, something serious, Cookies For Kids’ Cancer and how you can easily (and sweetly) help out. I have a delicious recipe for Chocolate Spritz Cookies for you, and they are SO easy to make with OXO’s Good Grips Cookie Press.  This cookie press is a dream, seriously click to read more