Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream has been at the top of my list of ice creams to make since we bought our ice cream maker last summer. Since temperatures have been soaring here in Illinois (103 degree heat index!)...

Raspberry Lemon Scones

Raspberry Lemon Scones

The past few days my parents have been in town helping us settle into Peoria. I have really enjoyed cooking and baking for them. I wanted to make something quick, easy and satisfying for breakfast so that...

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Living in Indianapolis we were very spoiled with the wonderful farmers markets that they have year round. Wondering around the farmers market was one of my favorite things to do on a Saturday morning. Since we have...

Coconut Layer Cake

Coconut Layer Cake

There is no denying that I love coconut. In fact I have over 20 recipes on this blog that have coconut in them! I guess all of this coconut love was noticed because recently I was contacted by Jen...

Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry Ice Cream

Here is a great summer time treat that can be made year round with either fresh or frozen  blueberries. Ice cream has to be one of my favorite desserts. I can pass up brownies, cakes and cookies;...

Lemon Berry Tarts

One Year Blogiversary, Lemon Berry Tarts and a Giveaway!

Today marks my one year blog anniversary! If you have followed me on my daily adventures in the kitchen, then you have seen 351 different recipes. In case you missed any of them, you can always access...

Orange Glazed Grilled Chicken

Orange Glazed Grilled Chicken

Get ready to fire up that grill with this fresh and bright Orange Glazed Grilled Chicken. Chicken breasts are marinated in a citrus orange marinade with a spicy kick that pairs perfectly with creamy avocados and warm grilled oranges. Serve with a tossed green salad for a...