Archive for March, 2013

After making Millionaire Shortbread Bars and Homemade Caramel Sauce, the next step in my caramel quest was to make… well, caramels!  I thought the only thing I had to do was reduce the amount of liquid in the recipe but that wasn’t so.  These healthy homemade caramels aren’t firm like the storebought kinds, these are […]


Oh yeah, they are finally here.  Healthy Funfetti Cupcakes and Donuts! I had an unhealthy obsession with Funfetti as a child.  In my eyes, a trip to the grocery store wasn’t a bothersome errand, it was more like an opportunity — what flavor cake mix was I going to get today?? While most girls rushed to […]


Easter is coming up and no matter how many chocolate eggs, pastel-colored candies and bunnies I see, I always associate this holiday with carrot cake.  I flash back to an Easter celebration party from when I was in elementary school.  While all of the other kids were outside scavenging for hidden eggs, I was inside, first in […]


When I was young, about 5 or 6 years old, my mother walked into the kitchen to find me eating Oreos for breakfast.  She stared at the three rows of cookies in the classic size blue package (well, by the time she walked in there were only two rows left…).  She stared at the plastic […]


Ohmygod ohmygod ohmygod ohmygod OHMYGOD.  Homemade Pop Tarts.  HEALTHY Homemade Pop Tarts! Life is good.  All the problems of today just flew out the window.  Bills, rising gasoline prices, car payments, schoolwork and the 72 essays you have to write by next week, none of it matters when you sink your teeth into these all natural Pop Tarts! […]


Sprinkles.  They can top anything.  Anything SWEET I mean, like ice cream, cupcakes, donuts, etc…  I don’t think you’d want this over your pasta) I loved sprinkles as a kid.  Whenever I went to Dunkin Donuts I would get the strawberry frosted donuts with sprinkles.  No sprinkles?  Then no donut for me (I was fussy).  Sprinkles […]