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by Christa on April 21, 2007

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Black Bean Brownie Sundaes {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

April 5, 2014
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I am never making boxed brownies again. Or brownies with flour again! These black bean brownies are SO delicious you would never know there’s no flour or dairy in them! I even tested this recipe out on two separate groups – both couldn’t guess the “secret ingredient” and both groups thought they were the most […]

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Mini Coconut Raspberry Valentine’s Day “Naked” Rosette Cakes

January 7, 2014
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I love cake. And lately I’m in love with NAKED cakes. For those of you who don’t know what a naked cake is, it is any cake that has the sides un-frosted. Which to me means – less time and sometimes frustration! They look rustic, chic and are just as delish and their fully clothed […]

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5 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

January 3, 2014
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I just love it when I come across a recipe that has less than 10 ingredients. You know why? Because then I don’t have to write a grocery list. For some reason I have no yet mastered the art of the grocery list. Most of the time my intentions are good – I write a […]

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Red Velvet “North Pole” Cake Pops

December 23, 2013
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Cake pops are fun to make, but they can be exhausting depending on how intricate you get. There are tons of cute elf, Christmas Tree, Santa cake pop ideas out there – but I wanted to make some that were simple, easy-to-make and just as DELICIOUS! All you need is some red striped straws  and […]

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Glitter & Wood – A Rustic Chic So Cal Wedding

October 30, 2013
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This is one of the dessert tables I had the pleasure of doing for the adorable Britnee & Joel for their wedding at Humphrey’s Estate in Temecula. Their theme was “rustic chic” – lots of wood mixed with lace, burlap, gold and GLITTER! It was beyond gorgeous. One of my favorite parts of this order, was […]

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Moist Pumpkin Muffins with Caramel Streusel Topping

October 15, 2013
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Ok bakers, this is the fluffiest, moistest Pumpkin Muffin you will ever eat! The cupcake itself is divine, and then you add the CARAMEL streusel topping, and that just puts it over the top. Costco makes a delicious Apple Spice Muffin with Caramel Streusel that I’ve been obsessed with ever since I was a little […]

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Butterscotch Pudding with Salted Chocolate Ganache

August 17, 2013
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Pudding… its one of those things you either love or hate. Not because of the flavor, but the texture. I, myself, love pudding. This pudding is creamy, decadent, caramel-y, rich and salty all at the same time. I love the added crunchy texture the flakes of sea salt give this pudding. And surprisingly- its made […]

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Peanut Butter Nutella Sandwich Cookies with Milk Chocolate Filling

August 15, 2013
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Peanut Butter and Nutella. A match made in heaven. Add some Hershey’s chocolate frosting and you’ve got the perfect sandwich cookie. These cookies are both simple and insanely delicious. Added bonus: the cookies will stay chewy for DAYS, all you have to do is keep them  at room temperature in a Ziploc bag or in […]

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Thin Crust PERFECT Pizza Dough

August 13, 2013
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I used to be a Chicago-style pizza lover, but the last few years I’ve changed to the polar opposite. THIN CRUST! I’ve tried my fair share of pizza dough recipes, and most of them seem to dissapoint, except for my father-in-laws! His pizza dough recipe is so easy and will give you that perfectly crispy, […]

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Buttermilk Agave Biscuits with Strawberries and Fresh Whipped Cream

May 31, 2013
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After a very busy month making lots of reclaimed wood home and wedding decor for my other business, Borden Specifics, I am finally back to my beloved blog! This week I made these delicious Buttermilk Agave Biscuits, layered them with fresh whipped cream and sliced strawberries. It’s a rustic twist on the traditional Pound Cake […]

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