Date & Oat Crumble Crust

Date & Oat Crumble Crust

‘Tis the season for cheesecake, so today I’m going to share a recipe for a universal cheesecake crust that is gluten free and much healthier than most conventional crusts. Most of my cheesecakes call for a homemade graham cracker or cookie crust, but you can 

Healthier Eggless Snickerdoodles

Healthier Eggless Snickerdoodles

Baking Christmas cookies has always been one of my most loved traditions. Growing up, my favorite kind were the cutout sugar cookies that I decorated with sprinkles and homemade frosting. These days, I have so many recipes for Christmas treats that I could never make 

Apple Cherry Crisp

Apple Cherry Crisp

Last month, my family celebrated our sixth annual Fall Fun Day! Since it was our first year at the Fricke Farmhouse, our itinerary looked a little different than previous years. After a delicious breakfast of Belgian pumpkin waffles, we made our first top at Tom 

Black Raspberry Gallette

Black Raspberry Gallette

Summer is quickly coming to a close and the crispness of fall (and all the recipes that come with it) are moving in fast. I can hardly wait. But before I totally dive into all things fall, I want to close out summer cooking with 

Lemon Berry Mascarpone Pie

Lemon Berry Mascarpone Pie

Nothing says summer like a Lemon Berry Mascarpone Pie. There’s no two ways about it. Maybe it’s the cool, refreshing cream filling, the wild berries that are in season, or the blend of red, white, and blue that makes it the perfect fit for holiday 

Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers

Summertime is around the corner and that means bon fires and s’mores. The problem is that prepackaged graham crackers are full of artificial flavors and preservatives. They taste okay, but once you try homemade graham crackers, there’s no comparison! These little cookies are crunchy, buttery, 

Gluten Free Rhubarb Crisp

Gluten Free Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb season is in full swing, and since I’m such a proponent of local/seasonal eating, it’ll be showing up in plenty of recipes these days. My favorite way to use it is with strawberries in a strawberry rhubarb coffee cake (recipe to come later this 

Egg-Free Crème Brûlée

Egg-Free Crème Brûlée

A couple months ago, I joined a book club with my mom, sister, and a few ladies from church. The book that month was Two Steps Forward by Anne Buist and Graeme Simsion. It takes place in France and talks a lot about the food 

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves are all commonly associated with fall baking, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy them all year round! Especially in these Spiced Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. They make a wonderful springtime treat as we pull out of winter. The 

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth while sticking to your health goals? Then these Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies are for you! They’re free of gluten, grain, refined sugar, tree nuts, and animal products while also being low-FODMAP! I know, you may be wondering 

Gooey Cinnamon Raisin Rolls

Gooey Cinnamon Raisin Rolls

When asked what my all-time favorite treat is, I’d have to say cinnamon rolls. They’re sweet, gooey, buttery, and so delicious! When I took my first trip to Toronto and stumbled upon a vegan and nut-free bake shop, my life was forever changed. Never before 

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I don’t see the need for a specific holiday to show my love and affection. Why can’t that just be everyday?! Nonetheless, it can be an excuse to make some festive treats and brighten up the long, cold winter. 

Piña Colada Cookies

Piña Colada Cookies

This wild snow storm may have us all dreaming of a tropical beach vacation, but I have a feeling it will be a while before anyone can do much traveling again. But that’s okay, because while we’re stuck inside, we have the perfect excuse to 

Christmas Tree Cake

Christmas Tree Cake

Merry Christmas! To celebrate the big day, I want to share a brand new recipe for a vanilla Christmas Tree Cake. The cake is very delicate and flavorful and is paired with a rich, creamy buttercream frosting. On top are three waffle cone Christmas trees 

Fall Fun Day 2020 (feat. Apple Oat Crumble Bars)

Fall Fun Day 2020 (feat. Apple Oat Crumble Bars)

Last month, I organized my family’s 5th annual Fall Fun Day! I can hardly believe the tradition’s been going on so long. Fall Fun Day started back in 2016 as my 18th birthday celebration. I had a day off of school a few days before 

Low-Sugar Smash Cake (Egg Free)

Low-Sugar Smash Cake (Egg Free)

I can’t believe it was already over a month ago that we celebrated my niece’s first birthday! School and work have clearly been getting in the way of me keeping up with recipes and blogging. So here we are, better late than never, with the 

Chocolate Cappuccino Cake

Chocolate Cappuccino Cake

On August 31, Daniel and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary! To commemorate with our siblings who also got married on Labor Day weekends, I hosted a joint party. (The cake I was planning to make would have been way too much for the two 

Chai Tea Latte Cake

Chai Tea Latte Cake

Growing up, my favorite dessert was chocolate “crazy cake”. Also known as “wacky cake” or “depression cake”, it’s free of milk, eggs, and butter because these were scarce during the Great Depression. It’s a perfect recipe for me because I don’t have to worry about 

Vegan Pecan Pear Crisp

Vegan Pecan Pear Crisp

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’re probably a little surprised to see a recipe for Vegan Pecan Pear Crisp. After all, I’ve been allergic to tree nuts my entire life! But I have some crazy news! A few weeks ago, I 

Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Gluten-Free Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Would summer really be complete without a fresh berry dessert? I think not. Especially when it’s paired with tangy lemon! Berries are one of the things I look forward to most about summer, so I like to take advantage of them as much as I 

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy 4th of July! It’s hard to believe, but a year ago today was my bridal shower. A year before that, Daniel and I started to have serious conversations about getting married. And now, before we know it, we’ll have been married an entire year! 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

In need of an unbelievably simple, guaranteed crowd pleasing dessert? This Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake is your perfect solution. I know there aren’t many crowds to please these days, but hopefully there will be soon. Until then, if you give this recipe a try, your 

Rhubarb Oat Crumble Bars

Rhubarb Oat Crumble Bars

Looking for a quick, easy seasonal dessert? Rhubarb Oat Crumble Bars are perfect for any spring occasion from Memorial Day cookouts to a relaxing summer night on the back porch. When I first tried this recipe, I had no idea how it would turn out, 

Gluten Free Medjool Cheesecake

Gluten Free Medjool Cheesecake

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to share this new cheesecake recipe with you, inspired by Feasting with Fruit! I made this last weekend for Easter instead of my usual Lemon Curd Cheesecake. Like the lemon curd, most of my other cheesecakes follow a pretty similar 

Egg Free Pumpkin Pie & Whiskey-Whipped Cream

Egg Free Pumpkin Pie & Whiskey-Whipped Cream

A homemade pie crust, low sugar filling, and some whiskey-spiked whipped cream come together to make the perfect Egg Free Pumpkin Pie. This is the ideal dessert for crisp fall days when you want to feel extra cozy while keeping it healthyish! Be sure to 

Andes Candies Cookies

Andes Candies Cookies

Hi everyone! I hope you all enjoyed a joyous Christmas this past week! If you’re like me and LOVE Christmas and never want it to end, here’s a classic Christmas cookie recipe to keep the festivities going: Andes Candies Cookies! These soft little cookies are 

Refined-Sugar Free Date Bars

Refined-Sugar Free Date Bars

During Christmastime, it seems like the flow of cookies, bars, cakes, and pies is endless. It can be really hard to stick to a clean-eating regimen with all this temptation around, so while I’m busy in the kitchen whipping up desserts right and left, I