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Vegan Gluten-Free Irish Cream Whiskey Brownies

One holiday I’m usually bad at making recipes for is St. Patrick’s Day, and I’m not sure why. I guess, despite my Mom being part Irish, we really never celebrated it growing up, so it wasn’t on my radar until I got older. This year, I decided to change that and work on some new,… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Irish Cream Whiskey Brownies

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosted Red Velvet Cupcakes

I just love making homemade frosting for cupcakes, don’t you? It’s typically not as sweet, is much creamier and is made from *real* ingredients. That’s not to say I don’t cheat when I’m in a rush and use the stuff from the container, but when I have time, I’d much prefer to make my own.… Continue reading Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosted Red Velvet Cupcakes

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French Meadow Bakery Gluten Free Cupcakes & Brownies

Oh my gosh — So good! Even cold, right from the fridge, these gluten free cupcakes and brownies from French Meadow Bakery are delicious. Depending on where I am, I shop in a variety of stores, Price Chopper, Trader Joes, ShopRite, Wegmans, Whole Foods, etc. But, this was the first time I ever saw these… Continue reading French Meadow Bakery Gluten Free Cupcakes & Brownies

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Reason #259 Why I Love Trader Joe’s: Sweet & Salty Dark Chocolate Almonds

Every Friday on my way back home, I stop at the Trader Joe’s to pick up my gluten-free bread. This time I decided to take a stroll through their chocolate section. Big mistake! My new reason for loving their store? Sea salt and turbinado sugar sprinkled dark chocolate almonds.  Oh my gosh, they are amazing.… Continue reading Reason #259 Why I Love Trader Joe’s: Sweet & Salty Dark Chocolate Almonds

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Chocolate Chip Blueberry Muffins (Gluten Free)

A few months ago I won a gift pack from Gluten Free Pantry after entering a contest on a blog that I can’t recall the name of, and have been slowly trying the half dozen products they sent me. OK, truth be told, this was the first of the products I tried. Their wheat free,… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Blueberry Muffins (Gluten Free)

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I Heart Pitchers and Catchers Report Day Cake

Most people recognize Feb. 14, as Valentine’s Day, but it’s also the day Major League Baseball’s pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Spring Training this year. I start the countdown to this day as soon as the last out is made in the World Series. And, it’s not just about the baseball — it means… Continue reading I Heart Pitchers and Catchers Report Day Cake