Pink Rice Krispies Treats

I made a rookie parent mistake. Cody brought home marshmallows for Rice Krispies treats and I left said marshmallows on the counter.

Big mistake. Continue reading “Pink Rice Krispies Treats”

Homemade Gingerbread House 

What do you get when you combine a mom who likes to bake, Christmas, and a toddler who is allergic to dairy and peanuts?

A lot…and I mean a lot of Christmas baking. But, more specifically, a homemade gingerbread house. Continue reading “Homemade Gingerbread House “

De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie 

Dry cake? Dead cake (also known as cake that tastes like cardboard)? Not here!

A few months ago I stumbled upon a perfect chocolate cake recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch. I will never use a boxed chocolate cake mix again. This cake turns out every time and is so moist. I often make my cakes a day or two in advance – and I still never have trouble with this cake being dry.  Continue reading “De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie “

Dairy free mini pumpkin pies 

While looking up pumpkin pie recipes in preparation for Thanksgiving I knew we were going to have a problem.

The ingredient that makes those Thanksgiving pies so creamy and delicious is usually heavy cream, with some variations including evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, and even cream cheese.  Continue reading “Dairy free mini pumpkin pies “