baking

Caramel Apple Cake Pops

September 18, 2012

While out running errands this weekend, I saw a kit to make caramel apple cake pops. The idea and delicious thoughts of them stayed in my head over the past couple of days so I had to try them out for myself. For the cake balls themselves, I used a white cake box mix and [...]

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Cheesy Jalapeno Cornmuffins

September 13, 2012

With last night’s turkey burger dinner, I previewed a cheesy jalapeno cornmuffin and now I’m back with the recipe for you! I came across the recipe in a Hungry Girl email and made a few adaptations in my version – like honey for the Splenda, full-fat cheese, a lower baking temperature and adapted baking time. [...]

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Beet It! Remake

June 26, 2012

Last week in Nashville, Brian and I found a gem of a coffeehouse/restaurant in Fido. We made trips there for breakfast on back-to-back days and I tried a plethora of their homemade muffins – five in total – but my hands down favorite was the Beet It! muffin. The ingredients for each muffin were printed [...]

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Cupcake Sandwiches

June 11, 2012

I wanted to contribute something to yesterday’s extended family cookout and knew the avocados sitting in my fridge could easily be turned into shortcut guacamole but the itch to bake ended up leading to taking both the appetizer dip and a dessert as well. I had both cake mix and icing on hand and decided [...]

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Afternoon Baking

May 25, 2012

My sister is traveling to Philadelphia this weekend for a Memorial Day party with her in-laws and volunteered to bring a dessert to add to the party spread. However, somewhere between her volunteering and Wednesday night, I guess she decided that she really wasn’t in the mood for baking because I received this text message [...]

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Guacamole Coma

April 17, 2012

After part II of my workout this afternoon (Body Revolution, Phase 3, Workout 9), I made sure to get in my 20 minutes of stretching for the “Stretch for Seven” Challenge. Today, I incorporated more yoga positions and flow sequences into my routine than yesterday. I forgot just how much I love the stretch I [...]

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Baking Bug

April 1, 2012

I caught the bug to bake something last night once I started feeling a little more like myself and found myself rummaging through the kitchen to see what we had that I could work with. Eggs. Banana. Flour. Yogurt. Hmmm… Then I remember the honey that Brian and I stashed in our pockets at the [...]

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