I’m not going to lie. When I saw this month’s mystery dish ingredients, I had absolutely no clue what to make. The list included fresh mushrooms, pork, spinach, cream cheese, pineapple, butterscotch chips, macadamia nuts, Siracha, Ritz Crackers and tortillas. Between Valentine’s Day and the cold weather, I have had my fair share of sweets lately and I wanted to make something at least somewhat healthy. I was hesitant to post another green smoothie, since I posted one recently, but I thought that this would be a fun variation on the recipe that I shared. A mix of mango, pineapple, banana, spinach and vanilla almond milk make this a refreshing snack that momentarily makes you believe you are lying on the beach somewhere warm. Again, I know it doesn’t exactly look appetizing, but I promise it is delicious. [Read more...]
Remember those M&M cookies I shared last week? I sandwiched two of them around a thick layer of homemade vanilla ice cream to create the ultimate ice cream sandwich. This is one of my favorite desserts in the summer. After tasting how well the M&M cookies turned out, I couldn’t help but add some ice cream, even in the middle of winter. [Read more...]
These cookies are majorly addicting. I’m warning you up front. Just writing about them is making me want to go take some out of the freezer. I have tried so many recipes claiming to be the absolute best M&M cookies, but I have been disappointed until I finally took the job into my own hands. The result was so good that I could not stop eating cookies for days.
Happy Valentine’s Day! I almost ran out of time to make a Valentine’s themed treat until I had another snow day yesterday. The day off was the perfect opportunity to do some cookie decorating. I used the same sugar cookie recipe that I used for my Halloween Cookies and this vanilla frosting recipe. Along with some food coloring, heart shaped cookie cutters and an absurd amount of sprinkles, I had fun playing with cookies and frosting all afternoon. [Read more...]