Category Archives: dessert

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Cream Cheese Frosting

As a food blogger I have to make holiday recipes a little earlier than you might so that I can get them ready for you, so that you can make them in time for the holiday. Right now I’m getting ready for Valentine’s day even though its a month away. I’m working on a few […]

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Cream Cheese Strawberry Danish

So seriously one of the best things about being a food blogger, is experimenting with new recipes and foods.  Especially treats, hmmm….. yeah, especially treats. Oh yeah, and eating the food too.  These cream cheese strawberry danishes were an experiment because I had the ingredients on hand (yesterday I picked up the sweetest strawberries from […]

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Zebra Caramel Popcorn

If you haven’t learned already, one of my favorite snacks is caramel popcorn. This zebra caramel corn is a little bit sweeter than what you might get from the store (especially cause its drizzled in chocolate!) because it has sweetened condensed milk in the caramel, but its baked up in the oven to give it that […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

So pretty much everything is better with sea salt on top right? Well, at least these chocolate chip cookies are. I mean, this is pretty much identical to my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, the only difference is the addition of sea salt. But these chocolate chip cookies with sea salt are seriously so good, […]

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Reese’s Pieces Magic Bars

While most of you are trying to eat healthy and exercise with the start of the new year and new year’s resolutions, I’m over hear shoving my face full of these Reese’s Pieces Magic Bars. Okay, I’ve got goals to eat better and exercise more this year too, but if you know me you know […]


Gooey Coconut Almond Chex Mix

Last week some friends of ours stopped by and they brought us a bag of this amazingly delicious gooey almond chex mix. Nate and I ate the whole thing in about 5 minutes time, it was so tasty. I knew I had to have the recipe as soon as possible so I could make it […]

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Breakfast Pear Cake

I was provided with vegetables and produce from Melissa’s Produce but all opinions are my own. This mini breakfast pear cake with mandarin cream is perfect for breakfast, brunch, and even dessert.  Sometimes you just want a little treat and instead of baking a whole cake why not bake a mini cake.  That’s what I […]

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Swirled Fudge

This swirled fudge is inspired by a candy bar I used to get on my study abroad. It was made by Milka and it is called “Happy Cow” or Kuhflecken (cow spots) and is a milk chocolate candy bar with white chocolate spots throughout. I just love the milk chocolate and white chocolate combo and […]

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Cinnamon Chip Pretzel Cookies

This year I decided to join in the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap hosted by White Lights on Wednesday. Basically I was paired up with another blogger and we each sent each other a cookie recipe to make and share with you today. I was paired up with Wendy from Around My Family Table and […]

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Cherry Chocolate Almond Cookies

I have several joys in my life; one of them is spending time with my family and another one is sharing recipes with you on LMLD.  It is a delight when the two of them come together and that is what happened with the creation of Cherry Chocolate Almond Cookies. A few weeks ago I […]

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Gingerdoodle Cookies

This year I got to participate in the annual Food Blogger Cookie Swap, which helped to raise money for kids’ cancer. Basically, I make a new cookie recipe, send 1 dozen cookies to 3 other food bloggers, and receive a dozen cookies from 3 different food bloggers. I’ve wanted to try out gingerdoodle cookies for […]

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3 Ingredient Microwave Fudge

Today I have another great holiday treat for you. This fudge is a little simpler than the recipe I shared with you at the beginning of the week, because its only 3 ingredients and its made in the microwave! This 3 ingredient microwave fudge is the perfect holiday treat to make for your neighbors because […]

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Skillet Peppermint Brownie

After making this easy pumpkin spice skillet cookie, I knew I wanted to make a lot more desserts in skillets. I mean, who doesn’t love an ooey gooey hot dessert topped with ice cream? I know I do, and this skillet peppermint brownie perfectly hits the nail on the head. This skillet brownie is super easy […]

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Peanut Butter S’mores Fudge

** This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PBandG #CollectiveBias One of my favorite treats this time of year for the holidays is fudge. But this time I didn’t want to make just any fudge recipe to share with you. Although plain chocolate fudge is delicious […]


Persimmon Cookies

Do you know what a persimmon is?  My first introduction to persimmons was when our family moved to California 12 years ago.  Our neighbors brought some over for us to enjoy; fresh and in persimmon pudding.  Persimmons ripen in the fall, our sweetheart neighbor Colleen says “if it is Thanksgiving the persimmons are ripe.” Around […]

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30 Christmas Treats with 5 Ingredients or Less

I love this time of year because it means lots and lots of sweets. I can make cookies and candies and fudge to my hearts desire because I have an excuse now. You see, Christmas is the time for sharing, and giving and I like to give sweets. But, I usually want the recipes I […]