Soft & Chewy Toffee Cookie Bars

Well, the National Championship didn’t quite pan out the way that any of us Kentucky Wildcats fans would have hoped.  We sat in our living room watching the game until midnight.  Jonathan yelled at the TV for 2 straight hours while I worked on the blog and gave out a shout here and there.  Seriously,… 

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Healthy Homemade Jiffy Cornbread Mini Muffins

Nothing goes better with a bowl of chili on these cold days than cornbread.  I found myself without Jiffy mix the other day and thought certainly I can make Jiffy cornbread muffins from scratch and even attempt at making them healthier.  I combined cornmeal, flour, coconut oil, a little bit of sugar, and eggs and… 

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Heavenly Orange Scones

These scones remind me so much of going home for Christmas!  They are a staple that my mom bakes every holiday.  She whipped up a big batch for our Christmas adventure to Michigan and even my 1 year old devours them.  I was thinking that this was a Barefoot Contessa recipe it is so good,… 

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White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

Every once and a while when I have had a hard day with the girls, Jonathan will come home and say, “You need to get out of here.  Just go and don’t come back for a couple of hours!”  I always head towards this wonderful local coffee shop five minutes from our home.  They make… 

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Strawberry Almond Cake w/ Almond Frosting (made w/ maple syrup & white whole wheat flour)

This past weekend my husband celebrated his 30th birthday!  We were in Nashville for a wedding he was officiating and did our best to celebrate there, but we were without our girls.  So today we did the official celebration with the whole family reunited.  I wanted to make him a cake and this wonderful combination… 

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White Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (my go-to recipe)

Every good cook probably has a chocolate chip cookie recipe in their back pocket (even if it’s the one on the back of the Tollhouse bag)!  I started thinking the other day when a friend asked me for a cookie recipe, “man I need to come up with one!”  Chocolate chip cookies really are to… 

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