Vegan Clementine Cupcakes

Clementine Cupcakes

The Winter Solstice falls on December 21st this year. This is a very special day in our home as we celebrate the seasonal shift and look forward to spring and a new growing season. I always like to celebrate with citrus-flavored treats – maybe it’s because they add a pop of color and sunshine to… [read more]

Recipe: 3-ingredient Potato Candy

Potato Candy Collage

Sometimes, especially during the holidays, all thoughts of healthy go out the window and food is welcome just because of the memories is brings. This recipe – for an old-fashioned candy made from a simple potato and lots of sugar – just might be the one recipe that holds the most nostalgia for me. My… [read more]

Homemade Food Gifts: Caramel Apple Mini Cakes

For many of us, a happy holiday starts with great food. This is the time of year to bust out every top notch ingredient, pull your best kitchen tricks out of your sleeve and get the good dishes dirty. It’s also about baking the very best you can, with the spirit of the season in… [read more]

{Recipe} Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

ICB collage

I can’t take credit for what you are about to witness. (That goes to Quick Feet, Good Eats and Smitten Kitchen.) But what self-respecting Irish woman would I be if I found something this wonderful right before St. Patrick’s Day and didn’t share it with you!? OK, so I’m Italian. Whatevs. Kiss me anyway. (These cupcakes… [read more]

Sweet Potato Casserole, with a Sunny Twist!

Shhhh…don’t tell the Santa. I’ve been a very naughty blogger. I’ve been just terrible about taking photos lately, and it’s been an eternity since I’ve passed along a good recipe. But I’d like to make it up to you with my favorite sweet potato casserole recipe! As a kid, I love the toasted marshmallow casserole… [read more]