Baked Goods & Sweets

Bake up some wonderful homemade bread or decadent treats. We enjoyed trying them and so will you.

These mouth-watering muffins made with shredded coconut and banana are just what you need to perk up your taste buds in the morning. “Dairy-free coconut milk kefir lends that slight tanginess you'd normally get from buttermilk, along with a delicious...
Over the holidays, the great cookie debate inevitably flares. In this eternal debate, I always choose crisp over chewy. For me, the snap and crunch of a cookie matters as much as its flavor. But if chewy cookies are...

PB and G Muffins

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As temperatures cool down and days get shorter, there's nothing like a homemade treat for feeling warm and cozy. Throughout fall and early winter, fresh grapes from California are in season and make a pleasing addition to muffins and...
Fall for Flax Bread Two of the season’s most-loved foods come together in this delicious homemade bread. Pumpkin's potent beta-carotene and cranberries' anthocyanin phytochemicals are blended together with flaxseed's protective omega-3 fats. Flax is also being studied for their lignans,...
Late summer fruits make a sweet dessert when baked into this tasty and colorful cobbler. Dark red raspberries contain vitamin C and compounds like ellagic acid, while golden nectarines boast carotenoid compounds. Both fruits contain cancer-protective fiber, as does...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this unique chocolate mousse, packed with flavor and some surprising healthy foods: avocado and Medjool dates. Avocado is high in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats while Medjool dates have more fiber, calcium and potassium....
Have you ever encountered those moments when you have spent the better part of a day making an array of homemade breads only to discover that after a mere day or two they either turn moldy or become hard?...
Try making your own ice cream with fresh floral elements.  Here is a simple recipe for lavender ice cream made from fresh lavender.
Grill Up a Decadent Dessert for Breakfast When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don't limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue...
You don't need to wait for a special occasion for this delicious ice cream cake. A perfect treat for any day, it can be made for less than $10, meaning big savings compared to store-bought versions. This cake is a...