Holiday Fare · Sweet Treats

Father’s Day Crafts and Sweets

Since softball season is in full swing (pun intended!), we will be celebrating Father's Day with my father and husband a few days early this year. So, I asked my children this morning to make a craft and choose a homemade treat for their Dad and Nonno (Spoiler alert you two!). Adrienne found these adorable… Continue reading Father’s Day Crafts and Sweets

Breakfasts · Sweet Treats

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

The first time I made ice cream from frozen bananas, the kids could not believe what they were tasting. It was rich and creamy yet it was only made out of bananas. I told them we could have this for breakfast! What? Minds. Blown. And yes, we've had banana ice cream for breakfast. There are… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

Breakfasts · Sweet Treats

Blueberry Puff Pastries

I always have frozen berries for smoothies and a few packages of Puff Pastry on hand in my freezer because you just never know when you might need pastries! Here is a simple recipe for fruit pastries using blueberries, but almost any other frozen fruit filling should work great. Fruit filling variations (Substitute the following… Continue reading Blueberry Puff Pastries

Breakfasts · Muffins · Sweet Treats

Carrot Cake Cupcakes (vegan)

These are SO good! As I was pulling these out of the oven this afternoon, my son walked in from school and said "I'm smelling goodness!" We enjoy them un-frosted for breakfast, lunch, and after-exercise snacks or topped with a rich cream-cheese frosting for dessert. My husband's favorite cake is carrot cake, and he loves… Continue reading Carrot Cake Cupcakes (vegan)