Semi-Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Cups Recipe

strawberry shortcake cookie cups collage

These easy semi-homemade Strawberry Cookie Cups, are a great way to serve a wonderful dessert in a pinch.  Fresh strawberries and whipped cream bring simple sugar cookie dough up to the next level.  In this recipe, store bought cookie dough was used, but by all means, making your own dough would be even better… just […]


Strawberry & White Chocolate Smothered Fudgy Brownie Recipe

strawberry brownie

Strawberry season is coming soon, and who doesn’t love chocolate.  In this Strawberry & White Chocolate Smothered Fudgy Brownie recipe they come together in a perfect storm of deliciousness.  The brownie recipe is pretty easy, but if you are a box baker, by all means just make a batch of those and try this topping […]


Sweet Potato & Walnut Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Recipe #SmartCookies

Sweet Potato Cookies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smart Balance. Sweet Potato & Walnut Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Just because I’m back to eating better for the new year, doesn’t mean I’m not going to have a treat on occasion.  I’m going to be smarter about it though, and as you will find, […]


Cranberry, Walnut & White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

cranberry walnut white chocolate oatmeal cookies

I sort of fizzled out by Christmas this year, and while I usually enjoy cooking, it had become a chore. Hence, the lack of recipes on the blog the past week or so. My much needed little break, seems to have gotten me back on track & I am looking forward to getting back to […]


Skinny Coconut Macaroons Recipe (Sugar-free, Gluten-free) #Switch2Swerve

Sugar-free Coconut Macroons Recipe (grain-free, gluten-free, low calorie, low carb)

Over the past few months I’ve been struggling not to regain the weight I’ve lost over the past few years.  A busy schedule, my ex the junk food junkie staying with us & just the fact that I am mostly a food blogger, have conjoined to create a waistline expanding perfect storm so to speak.  […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars & “Lighten Up, America!” Cookbook

Peanut butter bars with chocolate frosting

Lighten Up, America! is the newest addition to the Cooking Light family of cookbooks.  The book is one woman’s food  journey through the different regions of our country.  It is a fun cookbook, and has a lot of great traditional fare, that has been “Lightened Up”, to suit more modern tastes. The array of recipes […]


Healthified Double Dark Chocolate Cookies made with Brookside Chocolates #DiscoverBrookside

Double Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Cookies

I’ve actually had their Dark Chocolate Pomegrante chocolates before and enjoyed the burst of tangy fruit flavor nestled inside the sweet chocolate. As I’ve tried them before, I decided to incorporate them into a “healthified” cookie recipe, with lots of chocolate and some smart additions like whole wheat flour, Chia seeds and almonds…