cooking (Page 2)

My husband is the king of cooking too much food. Especially when it comes to large meals like Thanksgiving and Christmas.  He cooks enough to feed an entire village and we always have a lot of leftovers.  Our friends at LiteHouse Foods shared this Thanksgiving recipes with us that is perfect forRead More →

These muffins were brought to a potluck at my son’s school. They are amazing! One can never eat just one and those people that say they hate pumpkin end up loving these. It’s a super fast treat and it seems like you spent hours on them.  I will give youRead More →

My kids and I love the party chip/confetti cupcakes and the rainbow chip frosting. A while back we went to a party and someone had make these amazing confetti cookies. I had to have the recipe! I tracked down the person at the party that had brought them and askedRead More →

  Woman’s Day magazine provided A Sparkle of Genius with photos and recipes. Photo Credit:  Alexandra Rowley.  All opinions are my own. Get ready for the most delicious time of year – the December issue of Woman’s Day magazine features 25 festive sweets that the whole family is sure to enjoy. GoRead More →

  There is something about October 1st- December 31st that is all about baking for me.  I guess it is probably because we have so many family holiday parties.  Every year on Thanksgiving and Christmas we have a family breakfast and this Blueberry Cinnamon Roll recipe would be an amazing editionRead More →

    My family went on a drive this weekend and the leaves here in Utah are the most amazing colors. This picture was taken at Bridal Veil Falls, in Provo Utah.   I love fall because of the beautiful colors and cooler weather.  It really makes me happy.  MyRead More →

I love cookies.  I think everyone probably loves cookies.  This recipe is a perfect recipe because they are so easy to make but turn out delicious every time.  You can omit the m&m’s or add your favorite candy pieces.  My nine year old daughter made us these cookies and IRead More →

Chocolate Chip Brownie Bites Ingredients 1/2 c. butter 2/3 c. cocoa powder 1 c. sugar 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 2 t. vanilla 2 eggs 3/4 c. almond milk 1/3 c. vanilla greek yogurt 2 c. all-purpose flour 1 bag chocolate chips Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350Read More →

Oh my goodness, our farmers market has the most AMAZING peaches right now.  We seriously have been going back and buying a box every Saturday because they are THAT good!  We will be back this Saturday, too!  🙂 They are so juicy and delicious and just fall off the pitRead More →

I love simple recipes that taste really good. 🙂 There are always those times in life when you need to come up with something for dessert but you don’t have a lot of time. This recipe is perfect for one of those moments because it has very few ingredients, requiresRead More →

It is so easy to make Strawberry Freezer Jam with your Blender I wish I would have done it years ago.  I would always have delicious jam on hand, I would have saved so much money from buying expensive jam and I would have used up all those extra strawberriesRead More →

I received an EatSmart Precision Elite Food Thermometer for review.  All opinions are my own. I have used EatSmart products in the past so when I was asked to do a review of their Precision Elite Food Thermometer I was confident that I would be receiving a quality product.  I loveRead More →

  My kids start school next week.  Seriously, where did summer go?  I’m really not ready for school to start.  We will be spending this weekend finishing up on back to school shopping.  My kids love going to school, but one thing I always know is that I have toRead More →

Seriously, this is so easy to do and adds so much adorableness to a fruit salad, fruit kabob or fruit tray! This is perfect for Valentine’s Day or any summer BBQ!!  Who doesn’t love a strawberry heart?  🙂 How to Cut Your Strawberries into Hearts 1.  Wash your strawberries 2.Read More →

Did you watch the World Cup?  Who were you cheering for?  My husband served a religious mission in Argentina so we were very excited that they made it to the final game against Germany.  We got together with my sister-in-law and her husband to watch the game today. ( HeRead More →

Enjoy this nutella chocolate chip cookies recipe. Grab your glass of milk for this divine cookie.  We had some extra Nutella laying around from the massive two pack you get at Costco so why not make some cookies?  Really, who needs an excuse to make cookies though?  Not I.  ThisRead More →

This recipe is a serving size for 1 person.  It is full of flavor and really delicious!  This is one of my favorite meals we have for dinner! We like making Pizza’s because everyone can create and customize their pizza for their liking!   You could also have spaghetti sauce,Read More →

Nutella.  Coconut.  Banana.  Seriously Heaven.  Yum.  I may just go upstairs and cut myself another slice now.  On Father’s Day, my husband requested  Coconut Crusted Nutella Stuffed French Toast for breakfast.  Yum.  One of my favorites too.  Only problem, is that I buy my Nutella at Costco.  I don’t knowRead More →

  Every Father’s Day my Husband requests Coconut Crust French Toast.  It is his favorite breakfast and so the kids and I love making it for him.  We have made this every single year for probably 4 years now.  Our recipe started very simple but was still very delicious.  WeRead More →

Did you know that you can bake in a Mason Jar?  Its true! I love to give baked gifts away.  Cookies, cakes, brownies and breads.  The problem with breads is that I don’t want to give them away in my bread pan but they don’t always come out of theRead More →