Halloween edition: vampire bite treats – cupcakes and turnovers

So I received my first war wound at the bakery. Well I guess technically this is my fourth war wound. I’ve already burned myself 3 times but today I received my first cut. I stupidly grabbed the wrong side of the knife while trying to clean it and sliced my finger Don’t worry, it’s just…

Halloween edition: Jack skellington veggie pot pie

So I recently discovered pot pies. Who here is a pot pie fan (raise of hands?) I admit I was never into pot pie as a kid. But now that I’m an adult I look for any excuse to eat pie, even if it’s savory pie lol Since starting my new job at this bakery I’ve…

Cranberry cream cheese scone danish + life update

Warning: long life update ahead lol. If you’re not interested in the specifics of my life, feel free to skip to the end for the recipe lol If you follow me on social media then you may have already seen my life update. But just in case you missed that post, I recently quit my…

Lip smackers inspired food creations

So sometimes I get inspiration for recipes from the weirdest places. Earlier this year one of my best girlfriends came over and she came bearing gifts. She knows me quite well and knows that I love all things food related so she got me all food scented lip smackers. So I thought it would be…

Rainbow bagels – how to dye them naturally with superfood powders

Rainbow bagels have been on my bucket list for awhile. Y’all know I’m pretty obsessed with rainbows and unicorns and just all the colors. And now pretty much any time I get an idea for a new baking project my first question is “how can I rainbow-ify this naturally?” Honestly my little pipe dream is…

LEGO hogwarts castle part 2 – Harry Potter inspired food!

So in case you weren’t aware, Edward and I are pretty big Harry Potter fans. Just check out my previous Harry Potter blog posts (harry potter monopoly and lego hogwarts castle) if you need some convincing 😉 We were even planning a Harry Potter themed wedding. I made everything by hand – wands, invites, potion favors….

LEGO Harry Potter hogwarts castle – part 1

So a few weekends ago Edward bought me the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle to put together. In case you didn’t know we are pretty big harry potter fans. Years ago I made Edward his very own harry potter monopoly game for Christmas (check it out here). And back when we were planning our wedding,…

Chocolate bagels

Hi my name is Kirsten and I’m a chocoholic 🙋‍♀️ So one afternoon I’m sitting at home binging criminal minds and cheers on Netflix when I decide I want to make homemade bagels. I love the whole bagel making process so I was excited to get this project going. Then all of a sudden I had…

National donut day: unicorn donuts edition!

Happy National Donut Day! Facebook memories kindly reminded me that it has been 4 years already since I released my ig famous 5 minute donut recipe ebook! So a little plug before we dive into today’s fun post – you can download my ebook for free here! 20+ microwave donut recipes because ain’t nobody got…

Product review: Watermelon road dried fruit jerky (apple pie,

So today I have a product review for you featuring Watermelon Road Fruit Jerky! I actually came across these fruit jerky’s while perusing instagram late at night (as one does lol) and became immediately intrigued. I love dried fruit so I was really curious about the flavor lineup: apple pie, watermelon lemonade, pineapple mojito, and Mango…

Apple rhubarb (microwave) cobbler

Happy (almost) June! If you guys have been following me on twitter or facebook you’ll know I was out of town all last week visiting my parents for my birthday. Was such a great visit full of delicious food and family bonding time. Fun fact about my parents’ place: they live near a bunch of…

fun st paddy’s day inspired recipes: potato chive bread pancakes, potato chive mini quiche cups, mini chocolate chip Irish soda bread, and stuffed orange irish soda bread french toast with chocolate orange curd

  Happy Sunday, friends! I’ve actually had a really great week! On Friday my friend and I hit up our local spice merchants which Ive never been to before so it was quite the experience. They had every spice blend you could think of and then their tea selection? Oh my goodness gracious. Amazing! I…

Smoothie basics 101 – how to build a better smoothie

I have been on a huge smoothie kick this year which inspired me to do this post for you guys today! Smoothies can quickly become huge sugar and calorie bombs which kind of defeats the purpose of them. They are supposed to be a healthier option, not break the nutrition bank. Like these smoothies that…

Tazo dessert tea, coffee vs tea, and tea infused custard recipe!?

Some people have expressed interest in trying to eat a bit healthier while we have this break between thanksgiving and Christmas and I’ve felt the same way. My solution? Dessert tea! My biggest vice is desserts. I may be a dietitian but that doesn’t mean I just lost my taste buds or all of my…

Leftover pumpkin? Try making Pumpkin curd!

Another blog post so soon? I know, I even surprised myself. I’ve been sitting on this blog post for a few weeks so it would be ready to go as soon as Thanksgiving was over. So now that Thanksgiving is over it’s time for all things Christmas, right? Not so fast! Show of hands, how…

Thanksgiving: dessert edition – Magic cake with cranberry curd

Happy Thanksgiving leftovers day! I hope you all had a wonderful thanksgiving holiday. Work was crazy all week so it was especially nice for me having the day off Yesterday. I work in a bread bakery so you can imagine how insane this time of year is for us. Case in point, over the course…

Happy Halloween: Jelly donut zombie (matcha) pancake skulls!

Happy Halloween!  I have been doing so many fun Halloween activities this year which has really helped get me into the Halloween spirit and has also really helped inspire me in the kitchen. Last week I volunteered at a Halloween event in the next town over. I have volunteered at this even for the last…

Jelly donut pancake skulls – your new fave halloween recipe ;)

Today I have a really fun Halloween inspired recipe for you! Jelly donut pancake skulls! These were (fairly) easy to put together and super fun to eat! And these would be such a fun treat for kids leading up to (or on) Halloween. This is also my final entry for the blogger recipe challenge I entered….

Your new favorite fall recipe: Pumpkin spiced apple pie pull apart bombs

Happy Fall, everybody! Now that it is officially Fall I feel like it is finally appropriate to start unleashing all of my fall recipes that I have been slowly collecting over the last few weeks. So today’s recipe is actually another entry for the blogger recipe challenge I entered a few weeks ago sponsored by Lang’s…