National Doughnut Day: S’more Doughnut Holes

National Doughnut Day is today! I wanted to repost one of my favorite recipes… S’more Donut Holes! S’more is a popular American treat! Mainly consisting of 3 simple ingredients: chocolate, toasted marshmallows and graham crackers. Pretty simple right? So this is just a basic donut hole recipe with some added cocoa powder and some marshmallow…

DIY Mother’s Day Cookies

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and what better way to show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life than to bake her some cookies! Even if you’re not an expert baker this simple recipe and DIY design anyone can do.  So let’s start baking!     Ingredients you’ll need for the sugar…

Houston Hotspots: Honey Art Cafe

Tucked away in a small shopping strip center near the museum district in Houston, is a small, colorful cafe owned by art duo Lulu and Lin.  With a creative vision and the help of Kickstarter this gifted pair has made Honey Art Cafe become a reality. The pair have set up an outlet where creative Houstonians can…

Labor Day Inspired White Chocolate Bark

In America we celebrate Labor Day on Monday September 5th and it’s right around the corner! So today was a perfect excuse for me to get a head start on making some Labor Day sweet treats for a party. White Chocolate Cherry Bark with chocolate dipped & bedazzled Rainer Cherries. Making bark is simple. All you need is…

Lychee Panna Cotta

Panna = Cream Cotta = Cooked COOKED CREAM! Got it? You learn something new everyday! Shopping at my favorite specialty grocery store I came across batches of lychees.  I was intrigued because I have never tried a lychee before so I grabbed a bunch since they were about $1.50 a pound. The texture, once you…

Caramel Bowls

If you have 5 minutes and some caramel lying around then you can make these easy caramel bowls!   So who has 5 minutes to spare? Great! Just follow the simple steps below and you too can serve these easy to make unique treats! First Step: Make your own caramel sauce.  Simple recipe HERE Second Step: Take a…

Flashback Fridays: Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread

Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread with Marshmallow Glaze. Yep you read that right! Actually this was just something I did out of boredom to test but it came out really yummy! It’s just a basic recipe for banana bread with marshmallows and added unsweetened cocoa with the flour mixture. For the glaze I just added a…

Bee Pollen Granitas

Ahhh summer is around the corner and it’s getting hot outside. Well I live in Texas so I should say it’s getting HOTTER.     So today I decided to make a sweet treat for myself and my family. GRANITAS! Bee Pollen Granitas to be exact. What is granita you ask? It’s basically flavored shaved…

Chocolate Pasta

An oldie but a goodie! Something I did last year and wanted to repost for my new followers (Hiiii new followers and lurkers) See below how I made this yummy dessert!   No, your eyes are not deceiving you, there is such a thing as CHOCOLATE PASTA! I had a dessert concept in my head about making…

Beet Pastry Dough

“How do you get the party started? With a fat beet.”  (insert your laughter here) Ahhh beets! Who isn’t in love with this nutritious veggie? To be honest I rarely buy beets. Why? Because I don’t know what the heck to do with them! I happened to have some just sitting in my fridge for…