Chocolate Pudding (egg-free) {Appreciation Post}


This simple chocolate pudding is a recipe I learned from Robb's family. He loves foods that are basic, simple, uncomplicated. This pudding is one of his favorites, and we eat it pretty regularly. Chocolate pudding tastes just like love...

Chocolate Lovers Bark

chocolate lovers

Honestly, this whole thing is super duper easy, but it takes a while to set. Try to be patient. Maybe start a conversation with a 5 year old while you wait...

Lemon Cookie Truffles

truffles recipe

Most of the cookie truffle recipes I've seen call for cream cheese. I decided to rebel, to stick it to the man, and use frosting instead. Yep, I'm a rebel. I'll be going out for a tattoo any minute now...

Berry Trifle and 4th of July Party

berry trifle

The way to truly enjoy trifle, if you ask me, is to eat it fresh. Of course, the very, VERY best way to enjoy trifle is to enjoy it with friends. With friends, on a holiday...

Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza | Jen's Favorite Cookies

Whose big idea was it to have cake for every single birthday party ever? Nothing against cake, but I can think of about a dozen things I'd rather have. I don't think there's a single thing wrong with a birthday brownie, pie, cobbler, krispie treat,..

Strawberry Pudding

strawberry pudding recipe

When I told Robb I intended to make Strawberry Pudding, he wondered aloud whether it even existed. It will when I make it, I replied. He should just trust me, because it's one of the tastiest and creamiest desserts I've had in a long time!..

Blackberry Cobbler

cobbler recipe

You should know that it doesn't bother me ONE BIT to have cobbler instead of cake. In fact, I bought the biggest Costco-sized box of blackberries I could find, and made this cobbler twice. Once for me, and once for Carla...

Toasted Coconut Milkshake

coconut dessert recipes

Not too long ago, we went to this fancy donut place in town, and Robb got a toasted coconut donut, which is one of the best things in the entire world. I wanted to capture that same flavor in this milkshake. I knew I hit a home run when I heard Rob..

Peanut Butter Bars (No Bake!)

chocolate peanut butter bars

I was actually worried the family would devour it before I had a chance to photograph it, because I left the house for several hours, while the Hippie Chick and I attended a bridal shower. You never know what will happen to those unattended treats i..

Strawberry White Chocolate Krispie Treats

And, being teenage boys that are constantly hungry, the kids decided to kill two birds with one stone. They would spend time in the kitchen baking treats. And then they would eat them. I threw them a bag of strawberry flavored marshmallows and a b..