• 3 chocolate chip cookies on a gray striped napkin

    Chocolate Chip Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

    Consider this your weekly reminder, that traditional and basic (but also perfect) recipes like chocolate chip cookies, can always be reinvented, modified, or added to to make it exciting, new, and different. That is what I did with this recipe! My roommate and I were trying to think of a dessert that I could incorporate raspberry jam into, because I…

  • almond butter brownie on a white plate with vanilla ice Crean

    Dark Chocolate Brownies with Almond Butter

    I dont know about you, but I have never been a huge cookie person. I have a huge sweet tooth, but growing up I loved eating candy, cupcakes, and brownies. Cookies not as much. But give me a warm, gooey brownie on top of some soft serve vanilla ice cream, and you have got me. Boxed brownies are good and…

  • Quinoa salad in a white bowl with a silver spoon next to it
    Healthy,  Lunch,  Savory

    Easy Summer Quinoa Salad w/ Vinaigrette

    Welcome to the weekend! I was actually going to post this recipe for Cinco De Mayo, but my laptop screen ended up getting cracked sadly, so I wasn’t able to finish the post until now. Fortunately, my sister and brother-in-law let me borrow their MacBook Air for the week, so I was able to edit the photos and get this…

  • chocolate cupcake with chocolate frosting on a gray counter

    The Best Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Homemade Chocolate Frosting

    I have a confession. Even though I am a food blogger, baker, chef, lover of food, foodie, etc., I do not usually like frosting. Most frosting is too sweet, too thick, and honestly just tastes like powdered sugar, or like corn syrup. I never buy cupcakes or cakes at restaurants or bakeries because of this very reason. I know for…

  • slice of lemon raspberry cheesecake on a white plate with fork

    Ultimate Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake

    Happy (Early) Mothers Day! This year, Mothers Day is on May 9th, and you are probably wondering what you can do for your mom. If you live far away from her, you could send her a card, a bouquet of flowers, you can call her, there are so many thoughtful things you could do. If you live near her, there…