Starbuck’s Hot Cocoa Chocolate Chip Muffins

Some more muffins from our St George trip, these come from a blog called “Amanda’s Cookin” and are pretty yummy too.   1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup Starbucks Hot Cocoa Mix (I used Stephens Chocolate Mint Truffle Hot Cocoa Mix cause that’s what I had) 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 … Continue reading

Yogurt Streusel Muffins

We took the Young Women on a St George trip this weekend which was tons of fun.  I made some muffins for Saturday morning breakfast and this was one of the recipes that I tried.  It was clearly the favorite because they were the first to go.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy … Continue reading

Loaded Pesto Pasta Salad

I’m not the world’s greatest gardener but this year my basil has exploded!  Take a look: So as you might imagine, there has been a lot of pesto around here lately.  I really like to eat it cold so the other night I threw together this pasta salad.  Enjoy! 1 recipe Fresh Basil Pesto (found … Continue reading

Tomato Pie

YUM!  I had some tomato pie once from a local restaurant called Molly’s and it was delicious and I have wondered since how to make it so imagine my delight in finding this recipe on Pinterest.  It comes from a blog called “Tastes Better From Scratch” and it was pretty good, not quite the same as … Continue reading

Sugar Cookie Waffles

This, this right here is cookie bliss!  The Young Women were over last night for a back to school activity and this is the treat that I made for them.  The recipe comes from a blog called “French Press” and they are delicious!  I ate 3 of them yesterday!  Pretty sure you’ll like them.  cookies 2 … Continue reading

Mini Chocolate Zucchini Cakes

Here’s the other dessert that I made for the Laurel Tribute, gotta have a chocolate option for the girls (I just didn’t tell them there was zucchini in their chocolate!).  The recipe comes from a blog called “Very Culinary”.  These were also delic! 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted and cooled 1 cup sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

Citrus Curd

I’m right there with ya, anything with the word curd in the name just sounds icky but this stuff is amazing!  I made it to go in the Creamy Lemon Raspberry Tarts and it was super delicious!  The possibilities and citrus flavors are endless and it is so easy to make.  The recipe comes from … Continue reading

Creamy Lemon Raspberry Tarts

Last night we had a little event called Laurel Tribute spotlighting our Young Women who have graduated and are moving on to college life and I got to make the treats, woo hoo!  This one is a Pampered Chef recipe that came with the Pampered Chef Mini Tart Pans.  They were delicious and easy to … Continue reading