Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast

Since we were mainly home-bound this weekend, because Jeffrey was sick, I decided to make a yummy Sunday breakfast... Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast... I came across the recipe for Angel Food Cake French Toast with Cream Cheese and Strawberry Syrup. Normally I use fresh strawberries so I thought I would try my hand at…

Chinese Almond Cookies

I have always loved Chinese Almond Cookies with vanilla soft serve ice cream to finish off a buffet... But I have never thought to make them! Seeing as it was Chinese Almond Cookie Day I figured I better give them a try. I found the recipe on Food.com. It makes 60 cookies so I cut the recipe in…

Happy International Beaver Day

Today was International Beaver Day as well as National No Housework Day and National Coffee Cake Day! Phew... lots to celebrate! I honestly couldn't celebrate the "No Housework Day." I needed to fold the laundry my boys had strewn about the living room... and vacuum and sweep AGAIN so Jack wouldn't eat every random crumb or dirt particle…

Fruit Pizza

Fruit pizza is going to be my new Easter tradition. There are so many sweets and treats but this simple fresh fruit dessert is a nice change. I found this delicious Fruit Pizza recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction. Fruit Pizza Sugar Cookie Crust 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature* 3/4 cup (150g) granulated…

Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks

This is the second time I have made these Almost-Famous Breadsticks and they are so good! So similar to Olive Garden Breadsticks... only made at home. Almost-Famous Breadsticks (Olive Garden Copycat) 1 package active dry yeast or 2-1/4 tsp. 4 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons…

Chocolate Mousse

I have only had Chocolate Mousse once so I don't have much to compare this mousse to but I can say it was delicious... and so rich I couldn't finish it! I looked at a handful of recipes - and each were so different! I chose one simple recipe from Food.com I had all the ingredients for and adapted it. Chocolate Mousse…