Easy Creamy Coconut Cake

Dear Reader, I’m not the most patient person and for this reason, when I bake, I like to keep things simple. So, when I come across recipes, I often make adjustments that will cut down on the number of ingredients or reduce the prep time. Recently, I came across a coconut cake recipe that looked... Continue Reading →

Simple Blood Orange Cake

Dear Reader, More often than not, I don’t have all of the right ingredients to follow a cake recipe. For this reason, I have come to rely on substitutions (with mixed results). Recently, I found a Blood Orange Cake recipe on the New York Times website and knew just by looking at the ingredients list... Continue Reading →

Nutritious, Beginner-Friendly Banana Bread

Dear Reader, Are you a procrasti-baker? If you are looking for a sweet, nutritious distraction, check out this banana bread recipe! This banana bread recipe is: Packed with proteinFree from refined sugar (aka table sugar)Suuuuper easy (if you have the right ingredients) TRIGGER WARNING: bananas were harmed (brutally) in the baking of this bread INGREDIENTS... Continue Reading →

Banana Butter Ice Cream

Dear Reader, By now, I’m sure you’ve heard that you can make “ice cream” with just a ripe banana. But, today, I would like to put a little twist on this classic recipe and give it a little extra protein. This recipe is super easy, delicious, and more nutritious than traditional ice cream. But, because... Continue Reading →

Better than from a Box

Dear Reader, Do your homemade cakes come straight from the box? If so, that’s perfectly fine! Who doesn’t love a good Pillsbury cake mix (Funfetti anyone??)? If you’d like to step up your baking game, but don’t have the time to bake a cake from scratch, do read on…. The best cakes are moooooooist cakes... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas — Lite

Dear Reader, Merry Christmas!! And what a Christmas it has turned out to be! Christmas time is the “most wonderful time of the year,” but does this sentiment ring true in 2020? I, like very many of you out there, was unable to have a family gathering this Christmas. Scrolling through Facebook, I see that... Continue Reading →

[Review] Hello Fresh

Dear Reader, Have you ever tried one of those meal prep services? My birthday was recently and as a gift a family member gave me a gift card to purchase three meals from the service Hello Fresh. While I have not used this service before, I am familiar with the concept. Back when I was... Continue Reading →

1, 2 Step Smoothie

Dear Reader, Do you like bananas and peanut butter? If so, you can drink happiness and I’ll show you how. After much trial and error, I have stumbled upon the precise recipe to achieve liquid happiness. But before we get started, I want to apologize to all of you who are intolerant of nuts as... Continue Reading →

It’s Popping

Dear Reader, Have you ever made homemade popcorn? And, no, picking up a bag of the Orville Redenbacher’s movie theater butter popcorn to throw in the microwave does not count. If you are a popcorn noob like me, you may be surprised to realize how easy it is to make popcorn on the stove. It... Continue Reading →

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