Tag desserts

Blueberry + Lemon-Thyme Roulade Cake

This Blueberry + Lemon-Thyme Roulade Cake recipe goes way back to my days cooking at the Red Mountain Spa in St. George, UT. I used to make this cake as part of one of the cooking classes I taught at the spa. Yeah, can you believe it? They actually trusted me to go out in front of people and talk. I do pretty well when it comes to writing, but the

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Champagne-Chocolate Pots de Crème

I absolutely, one hundred and ten percent love chocolate desserts – which sounds rather cliché, since I’m a girl. Throw champagne into the mix and I’m happier than a bird eating a french fry! On the other hand, my husband is not chocolate’s biggest fan, by any means. I fear this may have been my fault and I will tell you why. Way back when we first were married, we went out

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15 Ways to Add Sparkle & Shine to Your New Years Party!

Your New Year’s Eve party last year was fun, right? You had champagne for days, the perfect playlist, mouth-watering appetizers, and some obligatory 2015 decorations that you bought from the party store. Why not kick things up 15 notches with these DIY decorations that will turn your party from zero to confetti-blasted hero! Like right now. The countdown to 2017 is only moments away and all of these ideas are pretty much a

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Pretty in Pink – Valentine Sweets

Yep, it’s that time of year where all of the love birds come out of the wood work! It cute and I love their adoration for this holiday. It’s not without saying that every day should be a day to show your significant other how much you love and appreciate them. However, some of us do need that blaring loud reminder to go out, but some flowers or whatever they

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16 Decadent Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Not Pie

I know what you are thinking, “how can you have Thanksgiving without pie? It’s simply against the rules!” Now don’t get me wrong, I’m fully on board with some silky rich Pumpkin pie or fresh apple pie – both loaded with vanilla bean ice cream and drizzled with caramel sauce. However, some years I feel like breaking out of the usual and having some fun! You know, try something new. With that

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever!

On my last post, we featured some really amazing Paleo chocolate chip cookies that I made for one of my friends while we were having a movie night.  Before our “Gluten Free” cookie extravaganza started I was making my go-to for chocolate chip cookie goodness. They are best known as the New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies.  The beauty about these cookies is that they are a sink-your-teeth-in-chocolate thickness. A

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