Black and White Cookies

Black and White Cookies 5

This week I wanted to create a twist on the normal black and white cookies.  Since the original style is already extremely good, I wanted to see if I could make it even better.  As you know, I try to make things a little bit “healthier” in choice of ingredients and I will never say that what I make is 100% purely healthy (I mean, I still use ingredients such as sugar and butter), but I do try to make favorite desserts not so guilty.  So in this case, there are no added ingredients like corn syrup and the sugar is kept to as minimal as possible without ruining any taste. Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemon Muffins

Strawberry Lemon muffins 2

As summer increasingly approaches us, more and more thought goes into pool parties, BBQs, late, warm, evenings filled with fun, the list goes on.  The thing that ties all of them together is food and drinks.  You can’t have party without either and with summer, there as so many options for these two categories to be had.  One of those in the drink category is lemonade.  Continue reading

Mint Chocolate Swirl Muffins

Mint Chocolate Swirl Muffins 2

With the warm weather lately (and at times sweltering), the first thing I always look for is something cool to eat.  Sometimes it will be ice cream, other times it could be a popsicle.  Either way, the need to cool down is the priority.  For me, I’m particular with certain flavors too.  I feel like some just make you feel thirstier while others don’t quite hit the spot.  For whatever reason though, mint really hits the spot.  It already has a cool tinge to it plus it just tastes great with the right combo of flavors. Continue reading