Snow Day and Lots of Chocolate

Ever since I was little, snow days have been for baking. When school was cancelled, my mom, sister and I would hang out in our comfy clothes and always make something sweet. So when the snowflakes started to fall yesterday, I pulled out my recipe book and got to work. I have always preferred desserts…

Spaghetti Squash Pie and Other Adventures

The culinary juices were flowing this weekend! My parents came to visit, which usually means making up for lost kitchen time with my mom. Before they arrived, I tried a new recipe from Clean Eating magazine for No Bake Almond Butter Chocolate Chip bars. They were absolutely delicious, but as you can see from the photo, they crumbled to pieces….

Key West: A Gluten Free Getaway

I love Key West for many reasons, including the phenomenal weather, the relaxed atmosphere and the famous bar scene with live music everywhere you turn. Now, just returning from my most recent trip, I can add the tremendous selection of gluten free food options to that list- you just have to know where to look. My husband…

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream and GF Butterscotch Blondies

I love ice cream. This summer, I decided to take my dessert game to the next level and start making my own ice cream. Again, this is one of those things that sounds much more intimidating and difficult than it actually is. I started with a basic vanilla, and have modified my recipe to create some pretty…

My blogging debut: GF Espresso Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake

Cooking and baking are two of my passions, and everything I know I’ve learned from watching my mom or experimenting on my own. I hate overly complicated recipes with too many ingredients- the simpler, the better. And photography is not one of my strong suits, so please bear with me as I get the hang…