Peaches and Cream cookies

    For Doctor’s Day this year our hospital was kind enough to give all the physicians baskets filled with fruit and nuts. I’m not sure if this was some sort of inside joke being that I work in California but I enjoyed it just the same. Inside the basket there was one item inContinue reading “Peaches and Cream cookies”

Healthy Resurrection Sunday protein packed pancakes

  1 cup of organic soy flour 1/2 cup of stone ground whole wheat flour 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder pinch of salt 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 serving of vanilla protein powder 3 tbsp of greek yogurt 1 tbsp of agave nectar 1 1/2 cups of finely shredded carrot 2 eggs, room temperature 1Continue reading “Healthy Resurrection Sunday protein packed pancakes”

Homemade King Cake with Bananas Foster Praline Filling

                      Dough 2 packages of active dry yeast 1/2 cup of warm water (110 to 115 degrees) ¾ cup of sugar, divided ½ cup of butter, melted ½ cup of warm milk (110 to 115 degrees) 2 eggs yolks 1 ¼ tsp of salt 1Continue reading “Homemade King Cake with Bananas Foster Praline Filling”

White Chocolate Raspberry cheesecakes

Filling 2- 8oz packages of cream cheese (room temp.) 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup raspberry curd plus 3 tbsp, separated 2 whole eggs, plus 2 eggs yolks   Crust 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour pinch of salt 1/2 of unsalted butter, room temp 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar 1 large egg, roomContinue reading “White Chocolate Raspberry cheesecakes”

Mint Berry Crunch cupcakes!!

          I find inspiration for baked goods in the oddest places. During last seasons South Park, one episode in particular caught my interest. All of the kids were different superheroes. There was one super hero whose super power was to shoot cereal out at villains.  Although I found this super powerContinue reading “Mint Berry Crunch cupcakes!!”

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pastries

When I was younger I loved Poptarts!! They were so convenient for breakfast or anytime. Instant sugar and energy, ignoring the crash 30 minutes later. LOL. My favorite flavor was always the frosted Cinnamon-Brown sugar. A pack of these and some Combos was my ultimate high school lunch. (Terribly unhealthy I know) Probably why IContinue reading “Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pastries”

Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread

I LOVE giving homemade gifts for Christmas. Nothing shows more that you care for someone than taking the time to bake or make something special for that person. Usually I give out cookies or breads for the holidays. This year I wanted to include a different recipe to add a little excitement to my packages.Continue reading “Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread”

Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream

Cupcakes 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp of baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger plus 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup of buttermilk 2 tbsp of pear liqueur (optional)Continue reading “Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream”

Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves

After my workouts sometimes I have a hankering for a something sweet. Not only do I want something sweet but I need something that will restore and refuel my muscles. I came up with this healthy waffle recipe. The recipe makes plenty, so you can freeze and have them ready super fast. Believe me onceContinue reading “Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves”