Nutella Swirl Ice Cream

Nutella Swirl Ice Cream

Meet my new favorite ice cream. This nutella swirl ice cream is seriously amazing. It’s sweet and creamy and full of wonderful nutella flavor. The base is a custard ice cream that is made with nutella, and is really good by itself. Even better,...

Basil Butter Garlic Bread

Basil Butter Garlic Bread

Every year I grow basil in a pot on my deck, and every year by the middle of summer I’ve managed to kill it.  I always have grand plans of making pesto and freezing it, but it never seems to happen. Now, however I...

Strawberry Pizza

Strawberry Pizza

My birthday was last week and I made myself this strawberry pizza as a birthday treat. I can’t be the only one that makes their own birthday treats, right? Mike made me a cake the first year we were married, but ever since then...

25 Father’s Day Favorites

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A few years ago I shared some of my dad’s favorite blog recipes in honor of Father’s Day. This year, since it is Mike’s first year as a dad, I thought I would share some of his favorites! As an added benefit, any of...

Banana Split Dessert

No-Bake Banana Split Dessert

I have got a treat for you today! It doesn’t get much better than this banana split dessert. Think layers of graham cracker crust, cream cheese filling, sliced fruit and whipped cream. And of course peanuts, chocolate sauce and cherries on top!  I made...

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites-001

It’s time for Friday Favorites, and I’ve got some great recipes and blogs to share with you this week. I know some of you will be glad to see some healthier options this time around, although of course I couldn’t completely exclude desserts. Enjoy!...

Roasted Strawberry Muffins

Roasted Strawberry Muffins

I’m sharing these roasted strawberry muffins with you in anticipation of strawberry season. There are just a few short weeks until it’s time to go strawberry picking, but in the meantime I had to try something new with all of the strawberries on sale...

Crunchy Granola

Crunchy Granola

Yogurt with homemade granola is one of my favorite breakfasts in the morning. I’ve tried all sorts of granola recipes over the course of this blog, but this is the recipe I keep coming back to. My mom discovered this recipe for crunchy granola...

Fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad

Fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad

I made this fresh strawberry spinach salad for our Memorial Day picnic yesterday and I’m pretty sure it’s going to be my go-to salad recipe for the rest of Summer. I love the combination of spinach, strawberries and toasted pecans, but I think the...

40 Recipes for Memorial Day

40 Recipes for Memorial Day

*Updated and expanded from a previous Memorial Day post Desserts 1. Mini Fruit Pizzas 2. Strawberry Summer Cake 3. Strawberry Pretzel Dessert 4. Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies 5. Red Velvet Brownies 6. Marble Blondies 7. Snickerdoodle Bars 8. Lemon Cream Pie 9. Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies 10. Lemon Puppy Chow 11. Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie...