Desserts

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

These Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups are full of shredded carrots, raisins and walnuts and they’re healthier and even more delicious than traditional Carrot Cake! They make the perfect on-the-go breakfast or afternoon treat! My first article for Shanghai Family Magazine was Oatmeal Cups. Since the first article way back […]

Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

If you love Twix Bars, you’re seriously going to love these Twix Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. Don’t blame me if you eat the whole pan!   I’m ashamed to admit that I still have candy leftover from our return trip home to the USA in December. We go through spurts […]

Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

 This recipe for Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting was a hit in my house! A jar of Kaya 浓意 Coconut Jam’s Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam makes a basic cream cheese frosting recipe extra scrumptious! Enjoy it spread over vanilla or chocolate cake. The best part of living overseas are the cross-cultural experiences. […]

White Chocolate Cranberry Anzac Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Anzac Cookies

Calling all crunchy cookie lovers! If you love crunchy cookies, you’re going to totally love this White Chocolate Cranberry Anzac Cookies recipe!  I absolutely love a crunchy cookie! Mr. Nomad on the other hand likes chewy cookies. I’ve never liked chewy cookies. They’re boring to me. I’m all about that crazy […]

Salted Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats

Salted Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats

WARNING! The sweet and salty combination of these delicious Salted Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats is highly addictive! Our family loves Rice Krispie Treats! There’s something about that gooey marshmallow center and the crunch of the Rice Krispie Cereal that we can’t resist. A tray of these sweet treats doesn’t last […]

Easter Cream Puffs with Coconut Cream Filling

Easter Cream Puffs with Coconut Cream Filling

Easter Cream Puffs with Coconut Cream Filling are a gorgeous Easter treat! Filled with coconut cream filling and dusted with powdered sugar, they’re just the right size for classroom parties, potlucks or just to share with family and friends! I can’t believe Easter is just around the corner. Unlike the […]

Melt in Your Mouth Funfetti Cookies

Melt in Your Mouth Funfetti Cookies

How cute are these Funfetti Cookies? Not only are the colorful and adorable, they also melt in your mouth! Perfect for Easter, birthday parties or just because it’s Friday!  With Easter just around the corner and my sweet tooth raging out of control, I had a hankering for a good […]

Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom

Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom

Bite into by far the Best Ever Banana Bread you’ll ever make! This Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom is exactly what a good banana bread should taste like. It has a crunchy top with a moist and flavorful center. Bite into by far the best Banana Bread you’ll ever make! Now I […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shake Whoopie Pies

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shake Whoopie Pies

These St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shake Whoopie Pies are the most delicious St. Patrick’s Day dessert you’ll ever make! And the mint cream filling is OMG good! Like a Shamrock Shake only a million times more delicious. Share one with a friend or keep them all for yourself! I’m sharing this […]

EASY Strawberry Shortcakes

EASY Strawberry Shortcakes

EASY Strawberry Shortcakes are absolutely delicious and so easy! Make the shortcakes in a food processor! Just add lots of strawberries and whipping cream! I love Strawberry Shortcakes! There’s a Strawberry Festival in Toledo every year that I used to love to go to. I would go and just buy […]

No Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake

No Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake

No Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake is simple to make and will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth! A friend of a friend of a friend… found a great “cheese guy” recently- making good Italian cheese a bit more affordable to us. You’d be shocked how expensive cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mozzarella cheese […]

Marshmallow Cornflake Hearts

Marshmallow Cornflake Hearts

Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Cornflake Hearts are the perfect way to say Will You Be Mine! Every kid (big and small) will love these No-Bake Cornflake Cookies My dear friend Sammi brought bright green Cornflake Wreaths for a Christmas Cookie Exchange. Before this day I had never had Marshmallow Cornflakes. But, […]