Avocado Truffles

This is a super easy recipe when you want a sweet treat or need a quick sweet to bring over for a holiday party. All you need are two ingredients: avocado and dark chocolate chips. Make sure your avocado is nice and ripe. Mash one avocado until it is nice and smooth. You can use…

Pumpkin Pie Puree

Fresh pumpkin pie puree is better than canned. It is a lot easier than you think and you can use the puree for a ton of different applications. I love having extra puree on hand to make things like cakes and pasta sauce. Start by getting a pumpkin. Look for pumpkins that are meant for…

Berry Cobbler

I still love berries as the weather gets colder. I did try this recipe in the summer when berries were in season but I think cobblers and crumbles are great in the fall especially served when they are nice and warm. Prepare some of your favorite berries. I used cherries, blueberry and strawberries In a…

Oreo Microwave Cake

I saw recipes of this cake on the internet and couldn’t believe that it only needed Oreos and water. I definitely wanted to try it for myself to see if it tasted like cake. I was very skeptical. This cake is easy to make. Begin by crushing up 15 Oreos. Place them into a container…

Almond Puff Pastries

My aunt usually gets us these almond paste pastries called Copenhagens. We loved them a lot and wanted to find a recipe that was similar but we couldn’t. I cheated a little because a true Copenhagen has a yeast based pastry and isn’t as flaky as puff pastry. Try this out and let me know…

Chocolate Haupia Pie

Haupia pie is a delicious and easy pie that is served in Hawaii. I love the creamy coconut flavour. Begin by baking a pre-made pie crust according to the directions on the box. Once cooked, let it cool to room temperature. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup whole milk with 5 tablespoons of cornstarch…

Oreo Pudding Dessert

My son loves oreos and love to bake. We found this recipe that combines the two. Unfortunately he didn’t like this much. This is a simple recipe that combines oreo cookies and chocolate pudding. You can even make this simpler by making instant pudding instead. The first step is to prepare the pudding since you…

Smash Cake

We celebrated my son’s first birthday with a smash cake. Of course with anything I give him, I try to make it healthier by making at home. Here is a recipe that I tried out. Start by beating 4 egg whites (room temperature) with 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar and…

Banana Cream Pie

This is one of my dads favorite pies. Its creamy but not too sweet. A perfect pie for any occasion. If you want simple. you can make this pie by using store bought vanilla pudding but the best way is to make your own pudding. (and if you have time, your own pie shell) To…

Blueberry Cookies

These cookies are a perfect spring time cookie as they are colorful and fruity. Mine aren’t the prettiest but it was mostly because I forgot them in the oven. For this recipe you will start by prepping your blueberries. This recipe asks for frozen blueberries but I think fresh ones would work too. Heat up…