Category Archive: recipes

Make It: DIY Jolly Rancher Pops

A Little Art Can’t Hurt has a super easy way to make your own pops–just stick some Jolly Ranchers in the oven. My kids loved this, especially picking out the flavors they wanted.… Continue reading

Make This: Marshmallow Hedgehogs

I saw these online but since my kids aren’t big on coconut, I thought I’d try using chocolate sprinkles. Just dip part of a marshmallow into melted chocolate and roll in sprinkles. The… Continue reading

Make This: S’mores Pops

Melted chocolate, crushed graham crackers and marshmallows are all you need for the tasty treats. We tried them without sticks, too. A bit trickier to dip, so we ended up covered the entire… Continue reading

Make This: Vegan Gingerbread

If your child’s class is like mine, then there’s someone allergic to something. For the class holiday party, I found this recipe from VeganYumYum. I was skeptical, but the cakes were moist and… Continue reading

Make This: Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Make This: Chocolate Cream Pie

Hershey’s Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is easy and delicious. But instead of one big pie, I used mini pie crusts. I thought this gave a better filling-to-crust ratio since the filling is so… Continue reading

Make It: Corn Dog Mini Muffins

We love corn dogs, so I had to give this recipe from Happy Good Time at try. I just used as mix as suggested and I had organic cocktail franks, so I used… Continue reading

Make It: Iced Tea Concentrate

Summer’s over, but I still love my iced tea. Easily make a glass any time (and save on fridge space) with iced tea concentrate. I made a sweetened black tea concentrate and an… Continue reading

Make It: Low-Fat Brownies

These deliciously moist and dense brownies were adapted from Devin Alexander’s Chewy Chocolaty Brownies recipe. I didn’t have any espresso powder or raw sugar, so I skipped the espresso (but use did Valrohna… Continue reading

Make It: No-Bake Strawberry Pie

A quick and easy way to make a fresh and tasty dessert. I mostly followed the recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. I couldn’t find pectin, so I upped the corn starch to 2… Continue reading