Chocolate Sugar Cookies

I purchased a set of football cookie cutters a few years ago, and I decided to break them out again for our annual Superbowl party, since our home team THE DENVER BRONCOS made it to the Superbowl!!! Rather than make brown or chocolate frosting, I decided to make chocolate cut-out cookies so that the cookies Read More …

Top 8 and Gluten Free Cut-Out Sugar Cookies with Aquafaba Royal Icing

This pair of recipes came out of the need to provide safe food for my family at two different events. The first was for Zax’s class Gingerbread Party. The sign-up sheet came home, asking for parents to provide icing or decorations for the party. I signed up for icing and then chatted with the teacher Read More …

Teal Pumpkin Cake – Guest Post on Kids With Food Allergies Blog

The fabulous folks over at Kids with Food Allergies asked me to write them a guest blog post for Halloween. And what better way to embrace the holiday and its wonderful, inclusive movement than with this delicious Top-8-Free Pumpkin Cake?! Head on over to their blog to find out how to make it! http://community.kidswithfoodallergies.org/blog/teal-pumpkin-spice-cake-recipe-1 I Read More …

Homemade Fondant

I’ve never been a huge fan of fondant icing. It’s probably more of a texture thing than anything, but I prefer cake icings to be rich and creamy, and generally more smooth than fondant. However, when it comes to decorating cakes, fondant can go to so many more places than regular icing, which is why Read More …

Grilled S’Mores Burritos

This recipe is in our lives because of Hubby. He found it in some sort of parenting magazine while waiting to get his hair cut a few years ago, and he decided to surprise us with it. It was a hit, of course! (That’s probably a given any time chocolate chips and marshmallows are involved.) Read More …

Chocolate “Butter”cream Frosting

Hello friends! Let’s talk about frosting. I have turned into a frosting snob over the last few years. For Zax’s first birthday, I discovered several frosting recipes that I absolutely love, and now I can’t make myself go back to canned frosting. I didn’t really make this switch because of allergies–the store-bought ones are usually Read More …

Blueberry “Cheese”cake Pie

In case you weren’t aware, Saturday was the Ultimate Pi Day! on 3.14.15 at 9:26:53am we enjoyed this Blueberry “Cheese”cake Pie   pi = 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459… We were going out on a limb on this one. We have a couple of recipes for cheesecake pies, and we have a ton of frozen blueberries. That part was easy Read More …

Sunbutter and Jelly Cookie Bars

Even though I grew up with a severe tree nut allergy, that didn’t mean that I couldn’t enjoy peanuts. And I did enjoy peanuts! Perhaps not as much as my husband, but I routinely enjoyed lots of peanut products. Back in the days when hubby and I ate peanuts without a second thought, my mom Read More …

Chocolate Wacky Cake

This is a very old cake recipe. It goes back to the depression era when eggs, butter, and milk were both expensive and rationed, so some genius (who is lost in the annals of history) developed this cake. I’ve seen it referred to online as the “Wacky Cake,” “Crazy Cake,” “Depression Era Cake,” and the Read More …