halloween desserts

Top Fall Sweet Treats

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Today is officially the first day of fall! Here in sunny Florida, it sure does not feel like it, but that’s not stopping me from getting into the fall festive mode. I already broke out the pumpkin scented candles, cinnamon potpourri, and fall place mats for my dining room table and now comes the fun part – fall baking!I absolutely love to bake, but baking for the fall and winter seasons has always been a favorite activity of mine. There’s nothing like the flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, gingerbread, and peppermint to really get into the feel of the upcoming holiday […]

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Healthy Reese’s Pieces Balls

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You may believe there is nothing better than the sweet, nutty taste of creamy peanut butter coated in a thin and “crispity” chocolate shell, mmm… Reese’s Pieces. However, how many of you mindlessly eat half the bag of this nutty candy, glance at the ingredients label lackadaisically, and then shriek as if you saw a zombie clown with fluffy red and blue hair pop out of your closet… Gah! The thought of either happening to me, makes my skin crawl, that’s for sure! Thankfully, I have slayed the former issue (as for that zombie clown ghost… Well, perhaps Buffy the […]

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Mousse

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It’s getting to that time of year again…pumpkin everything! I’m beyond excited because I’ve become absolutely obsessed with anything pumpkin related. To recreate one of my all-time favorite desserts, I decided to turn the traditional chocolate mousse into a white chocolate pumpkin mousse. I can’t even being to describe how incredibly good this turned out. Not to mention, I found the perfect way to melt white chocolate…with coconut oil. Incorporating coconut oil into the white chocolate in place of butter when melting gave me the smoothest consistency; no more clumps or burnt chocolate. Let’s take a look at what you’ll […]

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