Category Archives: Sweets

Simple Peanut Butter and Chocolate Croissants

These croissants are basically heaven wrapped in a pastry.  Baked to a golden flaky crust and stuffed with peanut butter chocolate spread.  What more could you ask for? At first, I wanted to name my blog ‘Peanut Butter & Chocolate’ mainly because of my LOVE of peanut butter and chocolate.  But being a dietitian who …

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Candy Coated Christmas Pretzels

Happy birthday to me!  Yes, my birthday is exactly a week before Christmas.  Countless times I’ve been asked ‘so do you get cheated with your birthday being so close to Christmas?’  The answer is no.  My parents always made it a point to separate the celebrations so it never bothered me being a week before …

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Chinese New Year Cookies

My favorite time of year has arrived.  Not only do the holidays mean spending more time with family, but also an excuse to make lots and lots of goodies! I don’t know about you, but I have a really hard time baking cookies/sweets/etc. that I don’t like.  It’s just hard to do.  Of course, if …

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Cinnamon Sugared Almonds

Who can resist the sweet aroma of cinnamon sugared almonds?   They seem to pop up more around the holidays or any fair/carnival/event to which we go.  It’s almost impossible to avoid buying them.  Thankfully they aren’t sold everywhere, besides the fact that it’s easy to eat WAY too many of them at a time (thus …

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Thankful For . . . {And an Easy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar Recipe}

I’m thankful for… -An extremely hard working and loving husband and father to our 3 children. – Healthy and happy children that I am fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom to. -Parents who do anything and everything for me and my family. -Fantastic friends who always keep me laughing (and sane as a SAHM) and …

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Simple Apple Crisp

My absolute favorite fall activity is to visit cider mills and apple orchards.  One of my favorite memories growing up was climbing the big ladders to pick the best apples we could possibly reach.  And then of course, we can’t forget the best part about cider mills…those delicious donuts (apple cider donuts!). Now that I …

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